Status: Hall of Fame boxing promoter.
Birthplace: New York City
Hobbies/Interests: “What I like to do is – I love to watch sports. I love to play tennis. I like to swim. And I like to play with the grandkids. And I like to read. I’m a big reader because I’m interested in politics, history – [...]
Presenting a collection of exclusive BoxingInsider.com interviews with the Hall of Fame beloved legend Angelo Dundee…
It’s always a pleasure and honor to to talk boxing with the Hall of Fame great Angelo Dundee. Here’s the latest observations from the one and only Angelo, read on as he talks about Sam Peter, Jones-Tarver III, Ricky Hatton, [...]
Status: Tennis historian, journalist, author, reporter, editor, member of USTA Eastern Hall of Fame.
First Tennis Memory: “Watching the Davis Cup final in 1964 in my father’s apartment, Fred Stolle and Dennis Ralston playing their five set match. I got the bug a little for tennis then. Then the real turning point came in June 1965 [...]
Status: Hall of Fame harness racing driver.
DOB: December 16, 1950 In: St. Augustin, PQ
First Racing Memory: ”Started to drive when I was 12 years old. In the fair track, no pari-mutual. In north of Canada, a small place called Lantier.”
Harness Racing Inspirations: ”My brother (Gilles). I have a brother that’s in the Hall of Fame [...]
Status: Former MLB pitcher from 1970-92. 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee.
DOB: April 6, 1951 In: Zeist, Netherlands
First Baseball Memory: “In southern California, listening to it on the radio with my dad (Joe). Got a chance to listen to Vin Scully and Jerry Doggett do Dodger broadcasts in the late 50’s, early 60’s. We came to [...]
Status: 1989 French Open champion. Winner of 34 career ATP singles titles. Highest ATP ranking of #2 in 1996. Inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame in 2008.
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 165
DOB: February 22, 1972 In: Hoboken, N.J.
First Tennis Memory: “Probably hitting against the basement wall when I was young. With my mom (Betty), my dad (Joe) [...]
[Note: This Biofile interview with the tennis Hall of Famer was done in my rookie year as a reporter - without a tape recorder and without much professional experience - at the Hamlet Cup ATP tennis tournament on Long Island, the week before the U.S. Open '92.]
Childhood Heroes: “Rod Laver.”
Favorite Movies: “I don’t have time for [...]
STATUS: Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as member of Van Halen. Former lead singer for Van Halen (‘86-96).
DOB: October 13, 1947 IN: Monterey, CA
CHILDHOOD HERO: Elvis Presley.
HOBBIES: I like to run, mountain bike and hike in the mountains by myself or with my wife. And I like to do nothing. And I love [...]
Status: NHL center/right wing from 1952-1971 with Rangers, Toronto, Detroit and Pittsburgh. Scored 349 goals and 973 points in 1069 NHL games. Played in eight NHL All-Star Games. Hart Trophy winner in 1959. Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978. Rangers No. 4 all-time leading scorer.
Ht: 6-foot Wt: 180 pounds
DOB: August 28, 1932 [...]
Former New York Ranger Andy Bathgate speaks during a ceremony retiring his jersey prior to a game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers Feb. 22, 2009.
Status: NHL center/right wing from 1952-1971 with Rangers, Toronto, Detroit and Pittsburgh. Scored 349 goals and 973 points in 1069 NHL games. Played in [...]
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