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Jim Gordon

Jim Gordon (Sportscaster.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Feb. 15, 1927; died, Putnam Valley, NY, Feb. 16, 2003.)  For four decades, the voice of Jim Gordon was heard on New York radio and television sports.  Gordon first shared Knicks radio work with Marty Glickman in 1954-55.  He later worked three seasons with Les Keiter (1956-59).  Gordon had […]

Bill Chadwick

Bill Chadwick (Hockey.  Born, New York, NY, Oct. 10, 1915; died, Cutchogue, NY, Oct. 24, 2009.)  Known affectionately as “the Big Whistle” to generations of Rangers fans, William Chadwick holds many unique distinctions, chief among them being that he was the first American-born referee in the National Hockey League. In 15 seasons, he worked over […]

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