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Larry Robinson

Larry Robinson (Hockey.  Born, Winchester, Ont., June 2, 1951.)  An All-Star defenseman with Montreal, Larry Robinson served two terms as head coach of the Devils.  Robinson first became bench boss when Robbie Ftorek was fired Mar. 23, 2000, and Robinson was promoted from assistant coach.  He led the Devils to the Stanley Cup, the team’s […]

Rusty Staub

Rusty Staub (Baseball.  Born, New Orleans, LA, Apr. 1, 1944.)  For most of three decades, Daniel Joseph Staub was part of the New York baseball scene as a Mets outfielder, the major leagues’ top pinch-hitter, and then as a Mets broadcaster.  After nine seasons with Houston (1963-68) and Montreal (1969-71), Staub came to the Mets before […]

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