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Marv Albert


1941 Born in Brooklyn, New York
1950 Writes essay explaining how he would become a broadcaster when he grows up
1958 Begins working as the Brooklyn Dodger's office boy
1961 Becomes an announcer for WOLF radio in Syracuse, New York
1963 Announces his first Knicks game
1964 Earns Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University
1965 Marries Benita Caress
1967 Becomes the Knicks regular announcer
1967 Starts position as Sports Director for WHN Radio New York, New York
1975 Publishes his first book on sports trivia
1977 Signs to broadcast games with NBC
1979 Writes his second book on broadcasting
1993 Publishes an autobiography
1994 Writes a book about Knicks Championship season
1997 Charged with assault and battery by Vanessa Perhach
1997 Resigns from Madison Square Garden Network after being fired from NBC
1998 Rehired by Madison Square Garden Network and Turner
1998 Marries Heather Faulkner
1999 Rehired by NBC

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