McGuire, Al

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McGuire, Al Gender: M
Alfred James McGuire
born on 7 September 1928
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Lehman
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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.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • 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)
  • Death by Disease 26 January 2001 (Of leukemia, age 74)
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Source Notes

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