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Barry Kramer

Barry Kramer (College basketball. Born, Schenectady, NY, Nov. 10, 1942.) Barry Kramer was second in the nation in scoring (29.3 points per game) and the first N.Y.U. player ever selected as a first-team All-American in basketball by the A.P. (1963). He also won the Haggerty Award as the Met area’s best player that year. His […]

George Gregory

George Gregory (College basketball.  Born, New York, NY, Nov. 22, 1906; died, New York, NY, May 11, 1994.)  As a slender 6’4” from DeWitt Clinton H.S., George Gregory, Jr., came to Columbia as a natural center.  Gregory left after a three-year varsity career (1928-31) as the first black accorded all-America honors.  Described as “graceful” and […]

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