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 writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.