Marty Glickman (Martin Irving Glickman)

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The Bronx, New York, USA
Glickman, a pioneering sports broadcaster in the New York City market, started in radio there in 1939. He was eventually to become New York's foremost sports announcer, covering basketball, wrestling, harness racing and American-style football, among other sports major or esoteric. He is less remembered by the public as an 18-year-old member of the U.S. Olympic track and field squad who was yanked from competing in the 1936 Games in Berlin, for no other reason than that he was a Jew. That affront left him in fury for the rest of his life. Read more...


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