Buffalo in the 50’s: the WBEN Sports Aces

By Steve Cichon

WBEN Sports, 1955 style

Buffalo Stories archives

Chuck Healy, Ralph Hubbell, and Dick Rifenburg… what a team right there!

From an AHL Buffalo Bisons program of the mid 1950s.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon is a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. writing about the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The storyteller and historian has written six books, worn bow ties since the 80s, and spent 20 years working in Buffalo radio and TV, climbing his way to news director at WBEN Radio. Since then, he's been an adjunct professor, produced PBS documentaries, and even run for Erie County Clerk. Steve's Buffalo roots run deep: all eight of his great-grandparents called Buffalo home, with his first ancestors arriving here in 1827.