Kases Pulitzer Citation Draws High Commendation, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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Kases Pulitzer Citation Draws High Commendation CommendationNEW NEW YORK N Y May 8 The Pulit ¬ zer prize citation for Max Kase sports edi ¬ tor of the New York JournalAmerican drew special attention in the sports world Kase who has been in newspaper work since 1914 was accorded this special men tion by the Pulitzer prize committee for his exposure of bribery and other forms of corruption in the popular American sports of basketball which exposure tends to re ¬ store confidence in the games integrity integrityKases Kases paper broke the story of the bas ¬ ketball scandal on February 18 1951 after withholding the facts at the request of the district attorneys office Earlier Kase had assigned a special reporter to the basket ¬ ball fix investigation on a fulltime basis basisWhen When the basic pattern of the basket ¬ ball fix was before him Kase went to dis ¬ trict attorney Hogans office and presented the evidence It was a coup impossible of accomplishment without the help of Kase according to district attorney Frank Hogan HoganKase Kase who has been on the Journel American for many years with the excep ¬ tion of time served as an office boy on the old Evening Mail as a reporter for Inter ¬ national News Service and as sports editor of the Boston American is regarded as one of Americas outstanding authorities on sports He is 54

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