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Bob Ryan

Honoring Satch — that’s cool

Sanders credited for lifelong assists

Always a team player, Satch Sanders was there to guard the opponent’s best scorer, in this case Elgin Baylor of the Lakers. Always a team player, Satch Sanders was there to guard the opponent’s best scorer, in this case Elgin Baylor of the Lakers. (1970 File/The Boston Globe)
By Bob Ryan
Globe Columnist / April 15, 2010

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There is cool, there is beyond cool, and then there is Satch Sanders. Did he really exit a 1963 White House visit with President John F. Kennedy by saying, “Take it easy, baby?’’ Yes, he did. Is he always impeccably dressed, often complete with bow tie? Yes, he is. Does he have a polysyllabic response to any question, delivered in ... (Full article: 958 words)

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