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Eugene J. Buonaccorsi

~ Inducted 1986

Eugene Buonaccorsi was sports editor of the Providence Journal-Bulletin, spending forty-six years in sports journalism.&nbsp;He began his career as a Journal schoolboy reporter and copy editor, and was named assistant sports editor in 1946, after serving as a U.S. Army Airborne test glider Captain in WWII. He retired in 1984 after assembling one of the finest staffs in the nation, with his department receiving many honors.&nbsp;He was very active in Boy Scout work and civic affairs.


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