C.C. Johnson Spink

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Charles Claude Johnson Spink

Biographical Information[edit]

Upon the death of J.G. Taylor Spink, The Sporting News of St. Louis, MO was inherited by Charles Claude (CC) Johnson Spink who ran it from Dec. 7, 1962 until he sold it in Jan., 1977, to the Times Mirror Corporation for $18m. He did a respectable, credible job, but was not in the same league as his two immediate predecessors, who had been inexhaustible, relentless powerhouse perfectionists.

He was the son of J.G. Taylor Spink; grandson of Charles Spink;great nephew of Al Spink and second cousin of Ernest Lanigan.

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