Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

Lacrosse and the AFL

I spent 13 hours on the lacrosse field with my three kids this past weekend.  I fell in love with lax during my senior year in high school, and really enjoy coaching the kids in our youth program.

I have long known that Jim Brown was a star lacrosse player at Syracuse, but I had no idea if there were any lacrosse ties to the AFL.  I did a bit of digging, and found that Mike D’Amato, who played for the world champion 1968 New York Jets, played lacrosse for Hofstra University. read more