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Harry Fishbein

Harry J. Fishbein (1898 - February 19, 1976) was an American bridge player and club owner. He used to be a professional basketball player. He was from New York City, where he died.

In teams-of-four competition, Fishbein was a runner-up for the world championship in the 1959 Bermuda Bowl, playing on the United States team in a three-way round-robin among Europe, North America, and South America representatives.

Fishbein was "the presiding genius of the famous Mayfair club [or Mayfair Bridge Club] for more than 20 years" - proprietor of the training ground of experts from 1943 to 1966. As of 1960 he was also ACBL Treasurer.

Fishbein was inducted into the ACBL Hall of Fame in 2000.

He was a second cousin of the noted Orthodox Jewish scholar J.D. Eisenstein.


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