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Ridgewood NJ, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe will be appearing at Bookends in Ridgewood on Saturday, June 15th @ 2:00pm .The former New York Knick Star, will sign his new book: Earl “The Pearl” Monroe: My Story.
Vernon Earl Monroe (born November 21, 1944) is an American retired professional basketball player. He played for two teams, the Baltimore Bullets and the New York Knicks, during his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Both teams have retired Monroe’s number. Due to his on-court success and flashy style-of-play, Monroe was given the nicknames “Black Jesus” and “Earl the Pearl”. Monroe was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990.Continue reading Earl “The Pearl” Monroe will be appearing at Bookends in Ridgewood Today at 2:00pm