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#Bat Masterson

October 25th, 2021 • Quill Archives
Bat Masterson: Wild West gunfighter, lawman, gambler and — New York sportswriter? 

(William Barclay “Bat” Masterson, standing, was photographed in his office in the New York Morning Telegraph in 1921 with his friend, Western movie star William S. Hart. Eighteen days later, Masterson died at this same desk after writing his popular column.