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Gary Cohen

Gary Cohen (Sportscaster.  Born, Flushing, NY, Apr. 29, 1958.)  In just three years, Gary Hugh Cohen advanced from broadcasting play-by-play for the Durham Bulls to partnering with Bob Murphy at Shea Stadium.  Following Murphy’s retirement at the end of the 2003 season, he became the Mets’ lead announcer on radio.  In 2006, Cohen became the first […]

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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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