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Herb Brooks

Herb Brooks (Hockey.  Born, St. Paul, MN, Aug. 5, 1937; died, Columbus Township, MN, Aug. 11, 2003.)  Celebrated as head coach of the 1980 U.S. Olympic gold medal team, Herbert Brooks also coached in the N.H.L. as head man for the Rangers, the old Minnesota North Stars, Devils, and Pittsburgh Penguins.  Brooks was hired by the […]

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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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