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Sal Messina

Sal Messina (Hockey. Born, New York, NY, Mar. 19, 1939.) A veteran amateur goaltender, Salvatore Messina became most identifiable as the Rangers radio analyst for more than a quarter-century. Messina became a goalie for the Long Island Ducks of the Eastern Hockey League in 1961. Over the next three seasons, he also played briefly for […]

Ian Eagle

Ian Eagle (Sportscaster.  Born, Miami, FL, Feb. 9, 1969.)  Beginning as a sports producer at WFAN Radio (1990-92), Ian Eagle has become a leading N.F.L. television play-by-play man as well as the Nets television voice.  Eagle began hosting his own WFAN talk show in 1993 and moved to Nets basketball the next year as the […]

Hal Bock

Hal Bock (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, May 11, 1939.)  A principal sports columnist for The Associated Press, Harold I. Bock is thought to have covered more World Series and Super Bowls than any other A.P. writer.  Bock began covering both events in 1968 and by 1980 began writing columns.  He became a columnist full-time […]

Marv Albert

Marv Albert (Sportscaster.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, June 12, 1943.)  Easily the most familiar voice to generations of New York sports fans, Marv Albert became a part of the New York sports scene as the radio announcer for both the Knickerbockers and the Rangers in the 1960s and 1970s.  Albert became the radio play-by-play man for the […]

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