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Johnny Bach

Johnny Bach (College basketball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, July 10, 1924.)  Following a career as a college player at Rochester, Brown, and Fordham, interrupted by military service in World War II, John William Bach became Fordham’s head basketball coach in 1950.  His first five teams were 93-39 and his overall record for 18 seasons (1950-68) was […]

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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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