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Dick McGuire

Dick McGuire (Pro basketball. Born, Huntington, NY, Jan. 25, 1926; died, Huntington, NY, Feb. 3, 2010.) One of the finest playmakers in the history of pro basketball, Dick McGuire made New York basketball fans conscious of the assist. After completing his collegiate career at St. John’s, McGuire was drafted in the first round of the […]

John Goldner

John Goldner (Executive.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 1, 1911; died, Elmhurst, NY, Dec. 10, 1999.)  John August Goldner began his administrative career as a student assistant to N.Y.U. graduate manager of athletics Albert Nixon in 1930.  Following his graduation (1932), he moved to the Rockefeller Center offices of Ned Irish (1934) to assist in the […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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