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Who is the Howie McHugh of Boston Celtics?

by Guest6285  |  10 years, 10 month(s) ago

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I am a big fan of Boston Celtics and want to know about the Howie McHugh of Boston Celtics. Please! Also tell that why Boston called Celtics. Can someone help me about it?

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  1. Judi

     Howie McHugh was the previous PR man for the Celtics from 1946 until his death inside 1983. He was a previous All American hockey goalie at Dartmouth and had been leased by hockey aficionado Walter Brown in the direction of man the Public Relations of the baby Boston basketball professional team. He is renowned because he was the one pondering with Walter Brown, furthermore the founder of the Boston Celtics, the long-run title of the group, and when several toying with the likes of Whirlwinds, Unicorns and Olympics, Brown thank God struck up on ‘Celtics’.
    The name boosted out of a conversation between team founder Walter Brown and Howie McHugh, whoever was a component of the advertisement staff at Boston Gardens rear in 1946, whereas they were allowing for what name to give the fresh basketball franchise. Possible nicknames included Whirlwinds, Unicorns and Olympics. One of the men attack upward the idea of naming the team the Celtics, a name that dates rear to the 1920s and a barnstorming basketball team meaning a team that traveled from city to city and executed public exhibiting games from New York paged the the Original Celtics. The name evoked basketballs earlier history and was a tribute to Boston's great Irish population. In other words, the Boston Celtics name predates Dropkick Murphy via approximate half a century.

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