Yearbook, Aug. 18: Larry Bird calls it quits

August, 18, 2012
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Larry BirdDick Raphael/NBAE/Getty Images
Aug. 18, 1992: Twenty years. That's how long it's been since Larry Bird told the world he was leaving basketball (as a player) behind after more than 1,000 NBA games, 25,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, three championships and one freshly won Olympic gold medal.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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