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John Halligan

John Halligan (Pulbic relations.  Born, Englewood, NJ, Feb. 25, 1941; died, Franklin Lakes, NJ, Jan. 20, 2010.)  Long associated with the Rangers, John Thomas Halligan became the resident historian of hockey in New York as an executive with the N.H.L.  Halligan came to the Rangers out of Fordham in 1963 as assistant to club publicist Herb […]

Herb Goren

Herb Goren (Sportswriter.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 5, 1916; died, Manhasset, NY, Feb. 8, 1991.)  A bright, affable, and engaging man as well as an excellent craftsman, Herbert Goren was also something of a prodigy.  Goren broke in with The Sun in 1933 and began writing baseball.  He introduced a column in 1935 as a […]

Hal Bock

Hal Bock (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, May 11, 1939.)  A principal sports columnist for The Associated Press, Harold I. Bock is thought to have covered more World Series and Super Bowls than any other A.P. writer.  Bock began covering both events in 1968 and by 1980 began writing columns.  He became a columnist full-time […]

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