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Bud Palmer

Bud Palmer (College and pro basketball.  Born, Hollywood, CA, Sept. 14, 1921.)  A slick 6’4″ forward from Princeton, John Palmer signed with the Knicks Dec. 18, 1946.  Palmer played most of three seasons with the team (1946-49) and then switched to broadcasting.  He paired with Marty Glickman (q.v.) on Knicks radio broadcasts (WMGM, 1050-AM) 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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