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Harry Boykoff

Harry Boykoff (College basketball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, July 24, 1922; died, Santa Monica, CA, Feb. 20, 2001.)  Harry J. (Heshie or Big Hesh) Boykoff was the first big-time point producer in St. John’s basketball history.  Coach Joe Lapchick built his team around this 6’9” center from Brooklyn’s Thomas Jefferson H.S. in 1942-43 with excellent results.  Boykoff […]

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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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