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Tex Rickard

Born: Jan. 2, 1870
Promoter who handled boxing's first $1 million gate (Dempsey vs. Carpentier in 1921)

built Madison Square Garden in 1925; founded NY Rangers as Garden tenant in 1926 and named NHL team after himself (Tex's Rangers); also built Boston Garden in 1928.

Died: Jan. 6, 1929

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