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  Earl Monroe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl Vernon Monroe (born on November 21, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), was an American professional basketball player known for his flamboyant dribbling, passing and play-making.
Monroe rose to prominence at the Division II school playing basketball at Winston-Salem State University, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Monroe was named one of the 50 players on the NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996.
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 Encyclopedia: Earl Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earl Vernon Monroe (born November 21, 1944), known as "Earl the Pearl," is an American professional basketball player known for his flamboyant dribbling, passing and play-making.
In 1967 he joined the NBA team Baltimore Bullets (now the Washington Wizards), where he was Rookie of the Year in a season that included scoring 56 points in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the third-highest rookie total in NBA history at the time.
Monroe was chosen commissioner of the United States Basketball League in 1985.
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 Earl Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earl Vernon Monroe (Famous Omega Man) could orchestrate a dazzling show on the basketball court.
In 1971, Monroe was traded to the talent-laden Knicks.
Monroe, who transformed the game into an exhilarating art form, had his number 15 jersey retired by the Knicks on March 1, 1986.
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 NBA History: Earl Monroe Bio
Monroe was at the head of the pack, leading a run-and-gun attack that was fueled by Unseld's quick outlet passes.
Monroe continued to be a key figure in the series of Bullets-Knicks playoffs that followed -- a bitterly contested, long-running saga in which the two clubs faced each other in six consecutive years from 1969 to 1974.
Monroe was an All-Star in 1975 and 1977, but the Knicks fell into decline, missing the playoffs entirely in 1979 and 1980, Monroe's last two seasons.
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 Earl "The Pearl" Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Monroe, a complete pleyer and a master of the one-on-one game, played in 4 NBA all-star games.
Monroe led the Bullets to the champiosnhip game against the Bucks in '71 and was a starter for the New York Knicks who were champions in '73.
Monroe is a member of basketball's Hall of Fame and was voted 1 of the top 50 players of all time at the NBA's 50th anniversary.
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 Earl Monroe Jerseys - New York Knicks jersey
Earl Monroe, the crowd pleasing showman with dazzling moves, played thirteen NBA seasons for Baltimore and New York.
Monroe meshed his one-on-one moves with the Knicks team concept to win the 1973 NBA title.
These authentic Earl Monroe jerseys are the same style jerseys worn by Monroe with the 1972-73 New York Knicks.
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 The Crypt: History & Genealogy of Camden & Charlton Counties, Georgia
Monroe Marion Johnson was born on April 1, 1856, in Canaan, Ohio, the son of Franklin A. Johnson and Susannah "Susan" Deahuff.
Monroe and Bertha's son Charles died as an infant on December 22, 1885, and is buried in the Pfeiffer plot in the Canaan Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Earl and Helen's son William "Bill", born on April 8, 1923, was drafted in the army in 1942 and served for a period of eighteen months.
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 ESPN.com - Page2 - Seeing the game through Pearl vision
Earl originated the spin move, yes, and on first sighting it moved the soul like water turning to wine.
By "right," Earl doesn't mean the same "right" as the know-it-alls who never played or the bitter who played but didn't always get it or the hayseeds who say nobody in the NBA plays "right" because they can dunk lobs.
Earl is a great guy, on top of being Jesus, Magic, Einstein, a legend and the creator of his own hoop cult.
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 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Earl "The Pearl" Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Monroe did not begin seriously playing basketball until he was 14.
In 1967 Monroe was selected as the Baltimore Bullets'; number one draft choice (second overall in the NBA draft).
Summing up Monroe's contribution to basketball, in Elevating the Game: Black Men and Basketball, Nelson George wrote: "...he ushered in a jazzy, exciting, demonstrative approach, that old-school NBA observers hated." It is this approach, pioneered by Monroe and his contemporaries, which has largely been responsible for basketball's global popularity in the 1980s and 1990s.
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 Roughstock's History of Country Music - Bill Monroe & Bluegrass
The virtual base on which the whole of bluegrass music rests, William Smith (Bill) Monroe was born at Rosine, Kentucky, on September 13, 1911, the youngest of eight children.
Earl came from an area east of the Appalachians which was already using a three-finger style on the five-string banjo.
Earl had played with his brothers from the age of six and by 15 he was playing on a North Carolina radio station with the Carolina Wildcats.
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 New York Daily News - Boroughs - Ex-Knicks star to open eatery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earl (The Pearl) Monroe, who helped lead the Knicks to a championship in 1973, is taking a shot at the restaurant business.
Monroe was joined yesterday by Harlem politicians and officials from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, who presented him with a $380,000 check to help finance the construction.
Monroe and co-developer John Lowy fell in love with the location immediately, but had trouble raising the money needed to make their idea a reality.
www.nydailynews.com /boroughs/story/327103p-279630c.html   (477 words)

 Earl Monroe -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earl Vernon Monroe (born November 21, 1944), known as "Earl the Pearl," is an American professional (A game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the basketball through an elevated horizontal hoop) basketball player known for his flamboyant dribbling, passing and play-making.
He also spent eight years (1972-1980) with the (Click link for more info and facts about New York Knicks) New York Knicks, winning an NBA championship in 1973.
Monroe was chosen commissioner of the (Click link for more info and facts about United States Basketball League) United States Basketball League in 1985.
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 American Heart Association
Monroe and Walt Frazier, his fellow starting guard, were part of the 1973 NBA championship team, with the two known as a cohesive backcourt duo that played tough defense.
Monroe received many awards and honors, including being named “Rookie of the Year” in 1968, and being inducted into the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 1975 and into the NBA Hall of Fame in 1990.
Monroe is active in community affairs and programs, including the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Health, the Crown Heights Youth Collective, the Literary Assistance Fund and the Harlem Junior Tennis Program.
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 The Times Plus, Monroe Times, Monroe, Wisconsin, USA
Following Earl's death on March 9, 1959, Ada returned to school at the University of Wisconsin to refresh her nursing skills and volunteered at St. Clare Hospital for the next ten years.
Lamboley was instrumental in beginning a Monroe bloodmobile drive during the Korean War and acted as chairman and volunteer for many years.
She was a member of St. Victor Catholic Church, Monroe, and a former member of Monroe Womens' Club.
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 Earl Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
El earl Vernon Monroe (llevada de noviembre el 21 de 1944), conocida como "earl la perla," es un jugador de baloncesto profesional americano conocido para su goteo ostentoso, pasar y juego-hacer.
Monroe fue nombrada uno de los 50 jugadores en el equipo del Todo-Tiempo del aniversario de NBA 50.o en 1996.
Monroe era comisión elegida de la liga de baloncesto de Estados Unidos en 1985.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ea/Earl%20Monroe.htm   (201 words)

 Biography of Earl Scruggs
Earl Eugene Scruggs was born in Shelby, North Carolina, in the Flint Hill community January 6, 1924.
Earl played with these men for a few months, then quit so that he could take care of his widowed mother at his home in Shelby.
Earl, in an interview with Doug Hutchens, described the early days of his new band, “We had been married—maybe two or three months and we wasn’t makin’ anything.
www.flatt-and-scruggs.com /earlbio.html   (8255 words)

 Jerry Douglas - Bulletin Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earl joined the band in 1945, but it was in 1946 when the band and that bluegrass sound truly congealed.
Monroe would be mighty angry without his banjo player--they didn't believe that he was in Monroe's band of course--till the Man himself came along.
Earl gave it immortality with the writing and playing of his classic 5-string banjo instrumental, "The Flint-Hill Special." He put the exclimation point on Flint-Hill when he got Gibson to design and build one of his most popular signature model 5-string banjos, The Earl Scruggs Flint-Hill Special.
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 The Art Store - Earl Monroe Posters and Prints
Private family services for Earl L. Gaskill, 68, of Painesville, will be held Monday at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 460 E. 321 St., in Willowick.
Edward Earl "Ed" Mercer, 72 of 129 Saltonstall Street, #110, Canandaigua, NY, formerly of Kinston, died Thursday, August 11, 2005 at Strong Hospital in Rochester, New York.
Earl Allen of Mason City spent five years as a state specialist with the Extension service through Oklahoma State University.
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 Earl MONROE : astrology and planets, Map of the Heavens, Interactive Birth Chart
Just click on the Dynamic Natal Chart of Earl MONROE with the positions of planets, astrological houses, and the list of the aspects with orbs in degrees and minutes.
Only 6 diagrams out of 11 are displayed, and precision of these computations is of course not of the same level than those for the case of the known time of the event.
Texts are not translated, so if you wish to read interpretations associated with theses computations, you need to go to the full astrological Portrait of Earl MONROE and to use this Automatic Free Website Translator.
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 Earl Lloyd Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Earl Lloyd, who in 1950 became the first African-American to play in a NBA game with the Washington Capitols, was instrumental in integrating professional basketball as a player and coach.
Later, as a scout, he discovered and recommended such talents as Willis Reed, Earl Monroe, Ray Scott and Wally Jones.
Lloyd was named the CIAA "Player of the Decade, 1947-56." He was also named to the All-Time CIAA All-Tournament Team, the CIAA Silver Anniversary Team and the NAIA Golden Anniversary Team.
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 Earl "The Pearl" Monroe Biography
Named commissioner of the United States Basketball League on March 6, 1985
Earl Vernon Monroe could orchestrate a dazzling show on the basketball court.
Known for his flamboyant style, Earl "The Pearl" Monroe ignited both his teamm
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 eBay - topps earl monroe, Cards, Sports Mem, Cards Fan Shop items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1969-1970 Topps Basketball #80 Earl "THE PEARL" Monroe 
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 Find in a Library: Earl the pearl; the story of Earl Monroe
Earl the pearl; the story of Earl Monroe
Subjects: Monroe, Earl, -- 1944- -- Juvenile literature.
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 New York Daily News - Basketball - Starks joins front office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Starks has coached the Westchester Wildfire in the USBL for the past two years and is hoping to become an NBA head coach one day.
Another famous Knick, Hall of Fame guard Earl Monroe, is also expected to have a bigger role with the club.
The Knicks reached out to Monroe after Willis Reed left the team to take a front-office position with the New Orleans Hornets.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/basketball/story/237089p-203544c.html   (150 words)

 Earl Monroe Throwback Jerseys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Earl Monroe Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Articles - Shooting guard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He had changed the once backstage role to the center of attention.
Other famous shooting guards of the past include Clyde Drexler, Jerry West, Walt Frazier, Bill Sharman, Sam Jones, Earl Monroe, Pete Maravich, Reggie Miller, and John Havlicek.
Notable shooting guards who are currently active include Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Tracy McGrady(although he plays the small forward more often), Ray Allen, Vince Carter, Richard Hamilton, Manu Ginobili, and Paul Pierce.
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