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Dolph Schayes

Dolph Schayes (College basketball.  Born, New York, NY, May 19, 1928.)  A standout at DeWitt Clinton H.S., Adolph Schayes became one of the greatest players in New York University history when the Violets were ranked among the national powers of college basketball.  As a wartime freshman on the varsity in 1944-45, Schayes averaged 11.5 points per […]

Bob Kurland

Bob Kurland (Sportswriting. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 19, 1932.) A versatile and award-winning reporter, Arnold R. Kurland started as a correspondent for the Brooklyn Eagle and became a ground-breaking writer for the Bergen Evening Record. During his career, Kurland covered everything from the Brooklyn Dodgers to high school basketball. He began as a correspondent for […]

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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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