NY Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo dies

George Steinbrenner and Muhammad Ali.  His only break from the newspaper was to join the Marines during World War II. 


Gallo died Tuesday from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital.

“His death closed a chapter in the storied history of The News,” said Daily News Chairman and publisher Mortimer Zuckerman told the paper. “The passing of our great cartoonist, colleague and friend Bill Gallo marks the end of an era.”

Gallo’s drawings can be found in a Manhattan art gallery and at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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