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Dave Jennings

Dave Jennings (Pro football.  Born, New York, NY, June 8, 1952.)  A top punter who played for the Giants (1974-84) and Jets (1985-87), David Tuthill Jennings then became an outstanding radio color commentator for both teams.  Jennings, who played collegiately at St. Lawrence (Canton, N.Y.), twice led the N.F.L. in punt yardage while with the […]

Stan Isaacs

Stan Isaacs (Sportswriter.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Apr. 22, 1929.)  As a sportswriter, columnist, sports editor, and observer of the world scene, Stan Isaacs consistently brought a sense of irreverence coupled with keen observation to his work.  Isaacs started as a copy boy at the New York Star in 1949 while a student at Brooklyn College.  […]

Bud Palmer

Bud Palmer (College and pro basketball.  Born, Hollywood, CA, Sept. 14, 1921.)  A slick 6’4″ forward from Princeton, John Palmer signed with the Knicks Dec. 18, 1946.  Palmer played most of three seasons with the team (1946-49) and then switched to broadcasting.  He paired with Marty Glickman (q.v.) on Knicks radio broadcasts (WMGM, 1050-AM) for […]

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 […]

Marty Glickman

Marty Glickman (Broadcaster.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Aug. 14, 1917; died, New York, NY, Jan. 3, 2001.)  One of the most active and most memorable of all of New York’s sports broadcasting voices over the years was that of Marty Glickman, a consummate professional and among the most versatile announcers.  Glickman, a football and track […]

Sam DeLuca

Sam DeLuca (Pro football.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, May 2, 1936; died, Pelham, NY, Sept. 13, 2011.)  After a career as an offensive guard with the Chargers (starting in Los Angeles in 1960), Samuel Frank DeLuca came to the Jets for three seasons (1964-66).  DeLuca was to have another, longer career as a color commentator on […]

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