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Features famed great Bill Russell! UCLA vs Duquesne, Holy Cross vs San Francisco, December 28, 1955.From our consigner, good friend of Dick Young comes this rare Program for THE Holiday basketball event, always held after Christmas. And the opening page has an article written by Young himself. This is just one of the amazing items our consigner received from his good friend Dick Young, iconic sportswriter for the New York Daily news. Very fine condition.Rare 1955 Basketball Holiday MSG Program ECAC Duquesne UCLA Holy Cross San Francisco College Games at Madison Square Garden New York December 26. Provenance: From our consigner who was given these items from Dick Young. Dick Young 1917 – 1987 was a sportswriter best known for his direct and sometimes abrasive demeanor, with over 40 years with the New York Daily News. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and was a former president of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Young was the first sportswriter to treat the clubhouse as a central and obvious equation in the sports "beat". He was a success at digging up information and insights from within the previously private sanctum of the team. Other reporters stated: "He's the guy that started it, the guy who went into the locker room, and that changed everything."


11 x 8.5 inches Very nice shape with a few snipped tips of pages and loose pages in center, though none are missing. Some normal paper toning. Please enlarge our images. see images. 9 oz

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1955 ECAC Basketball MSG College Holiday Program

Estimate $50 - $200Nov 16, 2018