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Sal Maglie

“When I’m pitching, I own the plate.” –Sal Maglie Sal Maglie was known as “the Barber” because he shaved the hitters close with inside pitches (and had a permanent five o’clock shadow). Maglie was one of the jumpers who signed with the Mexican...

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Paulie Malignaggi

Paulie Malignaggi is an American professional boxer and commentator.  He is a former two-weight world champion, having held the IBF junior welterweight title from 2007 to 2008, and the WBA welterweight title from 2012 to 2013. Born in Brooklyn...

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Ray Mancini

A lightweight banger with endless energy, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini was a force in the lightweight ranks through the 1980s. “This was the greatest present our son could give us.” Lenny Mancini, after his son Ray’s capture of the WBA lightweight...

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Lenny Mancini

Lenny Mancini was an outstanding amateur in Youngstown, Ohio during the depression era decade of the 1930s. He went to New York City in the late 1930s to fight for manager Frankie Jacobs, and local ring standouts Tony Janiro, Tommy Bell, George...

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Gus Mancuso

One of the National League’s top catchers during the 1930s. Gus and his younger brother, Frank, were the first Italian American brothers to play in the majors. Gus Mancuso made his major league debut with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1928. He was...

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Sammy Mandell

A tough lightweight who averaged 15-20 bouts a year during his career with a world’s title on his resume. A boxer of unquestionable toughness, Sammy Mandell was one of the top lightweights in the post-Benny Leonard era of the late-1920s. A tough...

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Mike Manganello

Legendary horse racing jockey with over 2,500 career wins and champion of the 1970 Kentucky Derby. Mike Manganello, a multiple graded stakes winning jockey, was born in the Dutch Point section of Hartford, Connecticut, the second of six children...

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Greg Mannino

After losing a leg at age 17, Greg Mannino became one of the top athletes in the Paralympics, winning multiple skiing medals in the process. Greg Mannino lost a leg when he was electrocuted just before his 18th birthday. An above-the-knee...

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Gino Marchetti

Considered the best defensive end of the NFL’s first 50 years Gino Marchetti was born January 2, 1926, in Kayford, West Virginia and became known as one of pro football’s best defensive linemen and a vicious pass rusher. After serving in the army...

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