From the Yankees to yachting, from the Rangers to race cars, and from the Knicks to knockouts, This Day in New York Sports is a unique compilation of facts and dates pertaining to the history of sports people and events centered on the Big Apple. Drawing upon the research sources provided by the New York Sports Museum a Hall of Fame, this hardbound book is extensively illustrated and contains no fewer than 10 entries for each day of the calendar year.Charles J. Harvey dies in Brooklyn at age 79 while walking to the subway to attend an evening of ... Among the fighters he managed were Tom Heeney and Steve Hamas, a pair of heavyweight contenders. 1945. Jimmy Herbert of the Grand Street Boys, a former NYU runner, wins the Millrose 600 for the lilth time, tying Alan ... Leon Hess buys Helen Dillona#39;s 25% interest in the Jets, making him theanbsp;...
|Title||:||This Day in New York Sports|
|Author||:||Jordan Sprechman, Bill Shannon|
|Publisher||:||Sports Publishing LLC - 1998|