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Happy Hairston

Happy Hairston (College basketball.  Born, Winston-Salem, NC, May 31, 1942; died, Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 2001.)  A 6’7” forward, Harold Hairston was a teammate of Barry Kramer for three seasons and helped N.Y.U. to a 55-20 record from 1961-64.  He missed the first half of his junior year (1962-63) for academic reasons but still […]

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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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