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Bill Gambrel – the Frankford Chargers

It all started with a neighborhood game of football. Now, more than 40 years later, Bill Gambrel has become an icon in the Frankford community.  The legendary coach and mentor — for whom the Gambrel Recreation Center and football field were named — claims he never anticipated how a crowd of local kids throwing around a football could transform into something so big. But it most certainly has.

Melissa Yerkov, Northeast Times Sports Editor, brings us this story this week.  Read it all here.