Friday, May 16, 2003

Sports marketing pioneer Mark McCormack dies at 72

Mark McCormack died today in New York. He was a graduate of the College of William & Mary in Virginia, where a tennis center is named after him. His firm International Marketing Group made clients such as Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and the Williams sisters, Wayne Gretsky and Larry Csonka rich and famous. A Yale law graduate, one of his books was titled "The Terrible Truth About Lawyers: How Lawyers Really Work and How to Deal With Them Successfully."

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