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Charles Wang

Charles Wang (Hockey.  Born, Shanghai, China, Aug. 19, 1944.)  Since coming to the U.S. in 1952, Charles B. Wang has become one of leading computer developers in the New York area. On Apr. 26, 2000, Wang and his partner, Sanjay Kumar, announced their purchase of the Islanders for $187.5 million even though he lists basketball […]

Aaron Garcia

Aaron Garcia (Pro football.  Born, Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 28, 1970.)  A slight 6’1” quarterback from Sacramento (Calif.) State, Aaron Garcia became the greatest passer in the history of the Arena Football League.  After playing for four A.F.L. teams in four years, including most of two seasons with the now-defunct New Jersey Red Dogs (1997-98), Garcia […]

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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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