New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Norm Mager

Norm Mager (College basketball. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 23, 1926; died, Boynton Beach, FL, Mar. 17, 2005.) In the final minute of his college career, Norman Clifford Mager scored two crucial baskets to help City College win the N.C.A.A. championship. On Mar. 28, 1950, at the Garden, Mager scored 14 points, including those two late […]

Irwin Dambrot

Irwin Dambrot (College basketball.  Born, New York, NY, May 23, 1928; died, Summit, NJ, Jan. 21, 2010.)  A 6’4” star out of Taft H.S., Irwin Dambrot became a top player on City College’s nationally-ranked teams of the late 1940s and a co-captain of the Beavers’ 1949-50 squad that won both the N.I.T. and N.C.A.A. championships, […]

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