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

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Rich Kotite

Rich Kotite (Pro football. Born, Brooklyn, NY, Oct. 13, 1942.) Though largely remembered for two disastrous seasons as head coach of the Jets, Richard Edward Kotite was a record-setting receiver at Wagner and did two tours as a player for the Giants. Kotite transferred to Wagner from Miami (O.) and, at the time of his […]

Barney Kremenko

Barney Kremenko (Spotrswriter. Born, Brooklyn, NY, May 8, 1909; died, Mineola, NY, Jan. 20, 1990.) Easily one of the most popular sportswriters of his time, Bernard Irwin Kremenko worked for the Journal-American for 27 years (1939-66). During that period, Kremenko covered many of the most famous moments in New York baseball history, including Bobby Thomson’s […]

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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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