1928 - 1979
Sports Editor of the Fall River Herald-News
The sports editor of the Fall River Herald-News from 1928 to 1979. McGrath was one of the leading soccer journalists in the country during the heyday of Fall River, New Bedford and Pawtucket teams in the 1920s and ’30s. McGrath, who lived his entire life in Fall River, had begun his newspaper career with a rival publication, the Fall River Globe, but moved to the Herald-News in 1928 and stayed for more than half a century. Inducted in 1978.