Wake Forest Demon Deacons

No Hall of Fame for Baltimore's Muggsy Bogues, but a larger-than-life legacy

No Hall of Fame for Baltimore's Muggsy Bogues, but a larger-than-life legacy

Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Herman “Tree” Harried both watched Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues play in the early 1980s, Young as a fan of Baltimore basketball and Harried as a teammate at Dunbar. They saw the same thing: a 5-foot-3 point guard, short even for the women’s game. But their expectations differed some.

Said Young, the Baltimore City Council president: “If anybody would've told me that he wasn't going to be a pro, I told them they must be out of their mind.”

And Harried, the Lake Clifton boys basketball coach: “I would've never thought he'd play no 15 years in the NBA.”

They had come Tuesday, along with hundreds of others, to celebrate Sherron Bogues Day at...

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