New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Frank Boucher

Frank Boucher (Hockey.  Born, Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 7, 1901; died, Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 12, 1977.)  Many observers familiar with the team’s first half-century of existence contended that center Frank Boucher was the best all-around player ever for the New York Rangers.  Boucher was a player for the Rangers’ first 12 seasons, later serving as coach […]

Mike Bossy

Mike Bossy (Hockey.  Born, Montreal, P.Q., Jan. 22, 1957.)  Had injuries not shortened his career, Michael Bossy might have ranked in the top two or three N.H.L. career scorers.  As it was, Bossy, with exceptional accuracy and a quick release, scored an astonishing 1,126 points in 10 seasons before retiring at age 30 in 1987.  […]

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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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