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Joe Cohen

Joe Cohen (Executive.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 4, 1947.)  Until his resignation in 2002, Joseph Maxwell Cohen was responsible for strategic planning for a new Garden, the fifth in the arena’s history.  After joining the Garden for the first time in 1970, Cohen rose to vice president of Madison Square Garden Cable in 1975 and […]

Dick Bailey

Dick Bailey (Television sports.  Born, Macon, GA, Dec. 10, 1910; died, Holmdel, NJ, Oct. 25, 1991.)  In 1956, Richard E. Bailey founded Sports Network, Inc., largely to provide equipment and engineering for sports remote pickups.  Bailey’s S.N.I. trucks soon became ubiquitous at big league ballparks, arenas, and racetracks.  In Dec. 1968, he sold the company […]

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