Marty Glickman 2001 Deaths

Marty Glickman

Age: 83

radio and television voice of New York sports for more than 55 years; started in radio at Syracuse University in 1937; became first N.Y. Knicks radio announcer in 1946; broadcast N.Y. Giants and Jets games as well as horse races at Yonkers Raceway; first voice of the NBA on television in 1954; publicly accused the USOC of anti-Semitism at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games for replacing him and Sam Stoller (the only Jewish athletes on the track-and-field team) in the 400-meter relay; member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, and the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame; He died from complications after heart surgery.

Died: New York City, Jan. 3

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