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Bob Delaney

Bob Delaney (Pro basketball.  Born, Paterson, NJ, Nov. 1, 1951.)  Even as captain of his college basketball team, Robert Delaney had his sights set on an officiating career.  Delaney graduated from Jersey City State (now New Jersey City U.) in 1973, having already begun officiating high school games on the New Jersey shore.  He moved [...]

Larry Babich

Larry Babich (Sportswriter.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Nov. 26, 1935.)  A long-time sportswriter and columnist for the Jersey Journal, Lawrence Babich also had an extensive career as a baseball coach.  During his nearly four decades at the Journal (1960-99), Babich covered Hudson County high schools and colleges and, occasionally, big league teams in all major [...]

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