06/23/2011 1:18PM

Pittsburg Phil in the news

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A sampling of headlines from the late-1800s and early-1900s, when Pittsburg Phil earned his riches at the races. Read more about one of history's greatest horseplayers in Ryan Goldberg's June 2011 DRF Weekend article The Godfather of handicappers: Pittsburg Phil changed the game forever.

 

New York Times

Aug. 7, 1887

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

Aug. 22, 1887

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

May 28, 1888

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

Sept. 4, 1891

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

June 30, 1894

 

Pittsburg Phil
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

July 14, 1895

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

June 25, 1897

 

Pittsburg Phil
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Daily Racing Form

July 29, 1897

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

Aug. 29, 1897

 

Pittsburg Phil
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

June 16, 1899

 

Pittsburg Phil
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Daily Racing Form

May 11, 1900

 

Pittsburg Phil
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Feb. 13, 1902

 

Pittsburg Phil
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Dec. 8, 1902

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

Jan. 4, 1905

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

Feb. 2, 1905

 

Pittsburg Phil
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New York Times

Feb. 16, 1905

 

Pittsburg Phil
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