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Rick Barry

Rick Barry (Pro basketball.  Born, Elizabeth, NJ, Mar. 28, 1944.)  In Aug. 1970, the New York Nets acquired their first superstar from the Virginia Squires, Richard Francis Dennis Barry.  Barry lived up to his advance billing, finishing second in the league in scoring both of his seasons with the Nets and leading the team to […]

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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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