|Birthname||Alfred James McGuire|
|born on||7 September 1928|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0|
|Timezone||EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||14°45' or|
American athlete, a pro basketball player for the New York Knicks and the Baltimore Bullets. He and his brother Dick are the only two brothers in the Basketball Hall of Fame; Al was inducted as a coach in 1992.
Drafted by the New York Knicks in 1951 and played for four seasons, three of which were years in which the team made the play-offs.In September 1954 he was traded to the Baltimore Bullets.
He transitioned to coaching in 1955, beginning as an assistant coach at Dartmouth. After a nine-year stint at Belmont Abbey college (from 1957-1964), he landed the coaching job that would lead to his Hall of Fame status--head coach at Marquette University. He retired after the 1977 season and became a broadcaster/sports announcer.
He died from leukemia on January 26, 2001 in Milwaukee, WI.
- sibling relationship with McGuire, Dick (born 25 January 1926)
- Work : New Career 1951 (Pro basketball)
- Work : New Job 1955 (Assistant coach at Dartmouth)
- Work : Retired 1977 (Retired from coaching basketball)
- Work : Prize 1992 (Basketball Hall of Fame)
Dr. J. Lee Lehman quotes a sport almanac for date; time unknown
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal leukemia)
- Family : Childhood : Family noted (Brother Dick also a Basketball Hall of Famer)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
- Vocation : Sports : Basketball
- Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner
- Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame