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Fran Healy

Fran Healy (Baseball.  Born, Holyoke, MA, Sept. 6, 1946.)  A backup catcher for 74 games with the Yankees, Francis Xavier Paul Healy became a baseball broadcaster in New York for nearly three decades.  Healy joined the Yankees as Thurman Munson’s backup in May 1976 in a swap for lefthander Larry Gura, who went to Kansas […]

Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy (Television sports. Born, The Bronx, NY, April 1, 1960.) Executive producer of MSG Sports (1992-2005) and FOX Sports New York (1997-2005), Mike McCarthy was chief production executive for Mets, Knicks, Liberty, Rangers, Nets, Islanders, and Devils telecasts, and various sports news productions on these cable networks. McCarthy was also executive producer of Yankees telecasts […]

Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 5, 1951.)  While he is best known as the racing writer for The Record of Hackensack, N.J., Michael Francis Farrell has also long been active in radio reporting.  Farrell has been the racing writer for The Record since 1988, covering the Triple Crown races and major events […]

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