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Bobby Nystrom

Bobby Nystrom (Hockey.  Born, Stockholm, Sweden, Oct. 10, 1952.)  Among skaters, no one logged more years with the Islanders from their inception than Robert Thore Nystrom.  A third-round draft pick (33rd overall) in 1972, Nystrom played 14 seasons with the club, retiring in 1986.  In 900 regular-season games, he scored 235 goals with a high […]

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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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