Joe Nicholas joined the
Knights program in 1993. He was elected President in 1995 and served for
Dowling (left) and Jim Raimondi (right) oversaw the Knights program from
it's inception in 1974 until 1980. The torch was passed to seven
other dedicated individuals from 1981 until 1994.
Many of the Brookline Knights founding
fathers are pictured here at the 1977 awards banquet. Chuck Senft, Bud Cambest,
Jim McGrath, John Boris, Tony Ravoli, John Dowling, Jim Raimondi, Sam Achille,
Mike Betrose, Mike Welch, Joe Figura and Mike Taylor are among the guests on
stage. Many of these individuals were present for the inaugural season, when
the team was formed in 1974. Then known as the Brookline Bears, the team's
name changed to Brookline Knights for the 1975 season.