Davis, Blaine E, (1970)
South Portland Historical Society
Name Davis, Blaine E.
Deceased 4 Jul 1981 Portland, Maine
Occupation Sports writer/editor, Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland Evening Express, Guy Gannett Publishing Co. Organized and coached the Portland Sagamores semi-professional football team in the 1930s.
Notes Signed with baseball's Pacific Coast League in 1928 Titles & honors Tournament Director, Maine Golf Association, 1946-1980. Sportswriter of the Year award - 1961, 1964, 1967. Maine Baseball Hall of Fame, inducted in 1970. Maine Sports Hall of Fame, inducted in 1979.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
He held positions on nearly every Maine sporting association, and was tournament director of the Maine Golf Association from 1946 to 1980.
Davis was inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in 1970 and the Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
He retired from sportswriting in 1971 after receiving the Sportswriter of the Year award in 1961, 1964 and 1967.
Davis was an athlete himself, signing with baseball's Pacific Coast League in 1928. He organized and coached the Portland football Sagamores, who won the semi-pro New England title in 1935, 1937 and 1938.