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Neil Cohalan

Neil Cohalan (College and pro basketball.  Born, The Bronx, NY, July 31, 1906; died, New York, NY, Dec. 2, 1967.)  As the first coach of the Knickerbockers in 1946, Cornelius J. Cohalan brought an illustrious background from Manhattan College.  Cohalan won 11 letters in football, basketball, track and field, and baseball for the Jaspers before […]

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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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