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Red Sarachek

Red Sarachek (College basketball.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Oct. 19, 1912; died, Deerfield Beach, FL, Nov. 14, 2005.)  Among the legendary basketball coaches in New York, Bernard Sarachek was considered the finest mind for the offensive game.  Sarachek, who played at N.Y.U. (1931-34) as a small guard, was an assistant coach at Manhattan’s Stuyvesant H.S. when […]

Lou Eisenstein

Lou Eisenstein (Basketball.  Born, New York, NY, Sept. 27, 1913; died, Brooklyn, NY, Dec. 20, 1996.)  Rated one of the top referees for over 30 years, Leo Eisenstein was an official in both college and pro ball in the 1940s and 1950s.  Eisenstein began as a college referee but signed up with the new Basketball […]

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