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Al McGuire Biography

 Al McGuire
  • Age: 89 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
  • Name: Al McGuire
  • Birth Name: Alfred James McGuire
  • Nick Name: Al
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Queens, New York City, New York
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Basketball Coach
  • Working For: NBC
  • Weight in KG: 82 kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: McGuir
  • Children: Allie McGuire
  • Education: St. John's University
  • Awards: N/A
  • Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
  • Siblings: Dick McGuire
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Al McGuire will always remain in the hearts of basketball lovers and his contributions will never go in vain. He was a legendary coach and a very respected and reputed human being. He was born in the year 1928 on 7th of September and sadly he passed away on the year 2001 on 26th of January. He was born in a place called Queens which lies in New York of United States of America. He was an American by nationality and a white by ethnicity. He passed away in a place called Milwaukee which lies in Wisconsin of United States of America. Millions of hearts were broken in tears after hearing about his demise. His name is already written in the history books with golden ink and his contributions will always keep him alive in the hearts of the basketball fans.

He went to the university called St. John's University and played for the team as well. In his playing career he outshined his opponents with his amazing game. From the year 1947 to the year 1952 he played for a team called St. John's and after that he moved to a bigger team called New York Knick and played for them till the year 1953. At the last phases of his playing career he played for a team called Baltimore Bullets and shined for them as well. He was a legendary coach and he coached several teams to the highest level to make them one of the very best. From the year 1955 to the year 1957 he coached a team called Dartmouth. After that he moved to another team called Belmont Abbey and coached that team till 1964. At last he coached a team called Marquette till the year 1977. He started coaching that team from the year 1964. He was inducted to the most prestigious Basketball Hall of Fame in the year 1992 and it proves how big a coach and player he was in his living days. Hall of Fame is the largest honor which a person can get in his life and he was able to be inducted into it.

He was a married man and had a wife and three children. He was not having any extra marital affairs as he was fully committed to his family. The name of his wife was Patricia and he was very genuine to her his whole life. The names of his children were Allie, Rob and the last one was Noreen. He also had a total of 6 grandchildren.     

Interested readers can read about him and his inspiring biography from wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. He was a very tall man as he had a great height of 6 feet 2 inches which is around 1.88 meters.  

  • Last modified : 31 May, 2015
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