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

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Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson (College and pro basketball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 1, 1965.)  A standout at St. John’s, Mark Jackson was a No. 1 Knicks draft choice in 1987 who had five productive years with the team at the start of what turned out to be a 17-year N.B.A. career.  Jackson was a regular as a sophomore […]

Larry Brown

Larry Brown (Pro basketball.  Born, Long Branch, NJ, Sept. 14, 1940.)  The first coach to win both the N.C.A.A. tournament and an N.B.A. championship, Lawrence Harvey Brown became the Knicks’ 23rd head coach July 28, 2005.  Brown had previously coached eight other pro clubs and two major college teams.  He won the N.C.A.A. title with Kansas in […]

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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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