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[[Mike Rogers]] (September 19, 1938 - June 11, 2001) was born Michael Frederick Rogers in  Lander, Wyoming.
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'''Mike Rogers''' (September 19, 1938 - June 11, 2001) was born Michael Frederick Rogers in  Lander, Wyoming.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1971 October]]</ref>
  
 
The first magician Mike saw was [[Duke Montague]] at the age of 7, who inspired his life-long interest in magic. When he graduated from high school in 1956, he joined the US Navy which he made his career for 20 years until 1976.  
 
The first magician Mike saw was [[Duke Montague]] at the age of 7, who inspired his life-long interest in magic. When he graduated from high school in 1956, he joined the US Navy which he made his career for 20 years until 1976.  
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Rogers contributed articles to [[The Linking Ring]], [[Genii]], [[Epoptica]] and in [[M-U-M]] he had a column called "Table Time," that ran ten years. That column was the basis of his book The Complete Mike Rogers published by Magic Inc.
 
Rogers contributed articles to [[The Linking Ring]], [[Genii]], [[Epoptica]] and in [[M-U-M]] he had a column called "Table Time," that ran ten years. That column was the basis of his book The Complete Mike Rogers published by Magic Inc.
  
Rogers was one of the first to produce sculpted sponge rabbits, manufactured
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Rogers was one of the first to produce sculpted sponge rabbits, manufactured miniature leather-covered baseballs for the Cups and Balls and handmade cups for dice stacking.<ref>[[Genii 2001 August]], Obituary by Jon Racherbuamer.</ref>
miniature leather-covered baseballs for the Cups and Balls and handmade cups for dice stacking.
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== Books ==
 
== Books ==
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== References==
 
== References==
* [[Genii 2001 August]], Obituary by Jon Racherbuamer.
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Revision as of 18:28, 21 July 2012

Mike Rogers
BornMichael Frederick Rogers
September 19, 1938
Lander, Wyoming
DiedJune 11, 2001 (age 62)

Mike Rogers (September 19, 1938 - June 11, 2001) was born Michael Frederick Rogers in Lander, Wyoming.[1]

The first magician Mike saw was Duke Montague at the age of 7, who inspired his life-long interest in magic. When he graduated from high school in 1956, he joined the US Navy which he made his career for 20 years until 1976.

Rogers contributed articles to The Linking Ring, Genii, Epoptica and in M-U-M he had a column called "Table Time," that ran ten years. That column was the basis of his book The Complete Mike Rogers published by Magic Inc.

Rogers was one of the first to produce sculpted sponge rabbits, manufactured miniature leather-covered baseballs for the Cups and Balls and handmade cups for dice stacking.[2]

Books

  • The Complete Mike Rogers (1975)
  • No Pipe Dreams: Trade Secrets of Mike Rogers (unpublished) - Jon Racherbaumer was working on it with him at the time of his death.

References

  1. Cover Genii 1971 October
  2. Genii 2001 August, Obituary by Jon Racherbuamer.


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