UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Pat McDonough, who covered the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers for the New York World-Telegram in the 1930s, died Friday night. He was 89.

McDonough also worked as a statistician for major league baseball and football, including the New York Titans and the New York Jets. Babe Ruth was among his bowling buddies, and McDonough covered the sport for over 65 years.

At 89, McDonough continued to write.

The funeral services will be from the Leber Funeral Parlor in Union City on Tuesday.