Famous People with Name York

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Famous People with Name York

York as First Name

York Bruno Larese     York Bruno Larese       Origin/Culture/Country: American

York Bruno Larese: is an American basketball player and coach. In his childhood, he attended St. Ann's academy in New York, NY (now Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, NY).A 6'4" guard from the University of North Carolina, Larese was drafted by the NBA twice, once by the St. Louis Hawks in 1960, and once by the Chicago Packers a year later. (The draft rules in place at the time permitted this). Laresa played 7 games for the Packers and was traded to the Philadelphia Warriors. Larese participated in Wilt Chamberlain's famous 100-point game. Larese only played for one season in the NBA.

York Höller     York Höller       Origin/Culture/Country: German

York Höller: is a German composer and Professor of composition at the Hochschule für Musik Köln. Between 1963 and 1970 Höller studied at the Cologne Musikhochschule: composition with Joachim Blume and Bernd Alois Zimmermann, piano with Else Schmitz-Gohr and Alfons Kontarsky, and orchestral conducting with Wolfgang von der Nahmer. In parallel to this he studied musicology and philosophy at the University of Cologne. He did further musical studies at the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt with Pierre Boulez, and in 1967 sat his examination in music education.

York Alec Shackleton     York Alec Shackleton       Origin/Culture/Country: American

York Alec Shackleton: is an American filmmaker and former professional snowboarder. Shackleton is best known for films like "Kush" and the television show MTV'S Undressed. York Shackleton was a prominent professional snowboarder in the early to late 1990s. Notable trick perfor

Yorkis Miguel Vargas Pérez     Yorkis Miguel Vargas Pérez       Origin/Culture/Country: Jamaican

Yorkis Miguel Vargas Pérez: is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. The left-hander appeared in 337 games over nine seasons for the Chicago Cubs, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles, all as a relief pitcher. He also pitched three games in 1992 for the Yomiuri Giants. He signed a minor league deal with Baltimore just before the start of the 2002 season after he was released by the Arizona Diamondbacks during the last week of spring training. After spending almost the entire first half of the campaign with the Rochester Red Wings, his contract was purchased by the Orioles on June 25. He went 0–0 with one save and a 3.29 earned run average (ERA) in 23 appearances before an appendectomy on September 12 ended his season. He was released nineteen days later on October 1.

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York as Last Name

Mike York     Mike York       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Mike York: is an American professional ice hockey left winger who is currently signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.He was born in Waterford, Michigan and played his junior hockey for Detroit Compuware, where he scored 136 goals in 1993–94. He attended Lutheran High School Northwest in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and from there went to Ontario where he played for the MTHL's Thornhill Islanders.

James Harlan York     James Harlan York       Origin/Culture/Country: American

James Harlan York: is a former major league baseball player. In his six year career, he played for the Kansas City Royals, the Houston Astros, and the New York Yankees.In six years and 174 games, York managed to get 194 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.79. His lifetime record is 16-17, his best season coming with Kansas City in 1971, getting 103 strikeouts, a 2.89 ERA, and a 5-5 record. Also, he got three hits in 40 at bats with a home run, also coming in the 1971 season. In this season, he earned $12,500. He retired in 1978 after a minor league stint with the Chicago White Sox.

Myrth York     Myrth York       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Myrth York: is a Democratic politician, former Rhode Island State Senator and three-time unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Rhode Island.York served in the Rhode Island State Senate from 1991 to 1994, and on the Senate Corporations Committee and the Senate Health

Tyre York     Tyre York       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Tyre York: was a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1883 and 1885. During the American Civil War, York was a surgeon with the Wilkes County Home Guards. In 1865, he was elected to a term in the North Carolina House of Representatives; he served again in 18

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