Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/22/11
Two more women have come forward to accuse Baseball Hall of Fame writer Bill Conlin of abusing them as children, bringing the total number of accusers to six. Conlin, who has been a fixture in the Philadelphia sports scene for nearly 50 years, was accused by three women and one man of sexually abusing them when they were aged between seven and 12, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday. A further two women have now accused the legendary sports writer of fondling them as children, including Linda Stella, 50, who claims Conlin abused her at his New Jersey home when she was aged between seven and nine, the Philadelphia Daily News reported Thursday. The other woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, says Conlin repeatedly abused her when she was seven. Conlin, 77, who retired abruptly Tuesday from the Philadelphia Daily News, where he had worked since 1965, denied the allegations through his lawyer. He later told FOX 29 Philadelphia he had nothing to say on the matter. "I've not...
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