TITLE

Jimmy `The Greek' Snyder, 76, dies of heart failure

PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Jet;05/13/96, Vol. 89 Issue 26, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the death of CBS sports commentator Jimmy `The Greek' Snyder. National recognition for quoting odds on sporting events; Departure from CBS after making controversial statements about black athletes.
ACCESSION #
9605170075

 

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