Four Decades Players, Coaches, Managers

by jmnovff - 114 cards (Last updated on Apr 7, 2021)



1. 1970-71 Topps #113 George Armstrong


Player 1949-71.

Also Head Coach 1987-88.


5. 2020-21 O-Pee-Chee #595 Zdeno Chara


Player 1997-2021, active.


7. 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee #175 Gordie Howe


*** 5 Decade Player ***

Player 1946-1980

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Comments

Feb 2, 2021 - 9:16AM
Billy Kingsley

Great concept for a list! Some other NBA people who were involved in four or more decades: Don Nelson, Larry Brown, Phil Jackson, Kevin McHale, Wes Unseld, Doug Collins, Gregg Popovich, Paul Silas, K.C. Jones, Rudy Tomjanovich, Jason Kidd, Larry Bird, Red Holzman. There are others but that's who comes to mind.

If you include front office stuff like GM and team owner you can add Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Elton Brand, Grant Hill. 

Feb 2, 2021 - 1:57PM
jmnovff

Thanks Billy.   My basketball knowledge is not the best.  Suggestions appreciated,

My original intent was to include a player/coach/manager who spanned 4 decades in one discipline.  So, for example, in hockey, Wayne Gretzky player 1979-99 and coach 2005-09 doens't qualify.

Yes, Phil Jackson is a glaring omission, coaching from 1989-2011.

No disrespect to Larry Bird (one of my favourites) but he is "only" a 3 decade player (1979-92), so like Gretzky, he doesn't make the list.

I will add the others who make the cut.

 


Edited on: Mar 6, 2021 - 10:51AM

Feb 2, 2021 - 9:47PM
jmnovff

Added  Don Nelson, Larry Brown, Phil Jackson, Gregg Popovich, Paul Silas, Red Holzman. 

Mar 5, 2021 - 9:53AM
jmnovff

Added Darryl Sutter.

Mar 10, 2021 - 12:36AM
jmnovff

Added several NHL and NBA coaches.

Mar 10, 2021 - 9:49PM
jmnovff

Added NFL coaches, Phillips, Carroll, Gruden, Shanahan.



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