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Sonny Hertzberg

Sonny Hertzberg (College and pro basketball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, July 29, 1922; died, Woodmere, LI, July 25, 2005.)  An old-style two-hand set shooter schooled by Nat Holman at City College, Sidney Hertzberg was a standout with the Gothams of the original A.B.L. and a member of the first Knicks team in the 1946-47 B.A.A.  At City […]

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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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