Dave O'Hara Dies

Dave O'Hara Dies, who covered Boston sports greats from Ted Williams to Larry Bird during a 50-year career with The Associated Press, has died. He was 86.

He died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Winter Haven, Fla., his daughter, Debbie O'Hara-Rusckowski, said. Reported....twinsburgbulletin.

Popular with his colleagues and admired for the speed and accuracy of his reporting, O'Hara began his career in May 1942 as a 15-year-old copy boy in the Boston bureau.

He was transferred to Milwaukee in April 1959, then returned to Boston in July 1965 as AP's New England sports editor, a job he he ld until his retirement in August 1992.

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