🏆🏀John Williams -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/26/1966
🏆🏀Joseph F. "Joe" Fulks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/26/1921 d.3/21/1976 (54)
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN:Jumping Joe
Misc: The first Philadelphia Warriors NBA star, high scoring 6' 5 forward of the 1940s, the first major star of The Basketball Association Of America, the league that became the NBA in 1949.
Sports Teams: Philadephia Warriors (1946-1954)
🏆🏀Dave Gavitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/26/1937 d.9/16/2011 (73)
Hall of Famer, NBA Executive, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Dartmouth and Providence coach who formed Big East Conference in 1979; U.S. Olympic coach in 1980; chairman of NCAA tournament committee (1981-84); as president of USA Basketball (1988-92), he was primary force behind sending Dream Team to '92 Olympics
Sports Teams: Boston Celtics (executive, 1990-1994)
🏆🏀John "Hot Rod" Hundley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/26/1934 N.S. d.3/27/2015 N.S. (80)
Sportscaster, NBA Player
🏆⚾🏀Everett Dean -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/18/1898 N.S. d.10/26/1993 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Indiana University (basketball player 1918-1921, basketball coach 1924-1938, baseball coach 1925-1938), Carleton College (basketball coach 1921-1924), Stanford University (basketball coach 1938-1951, baseball coach 1950-1955)
🏆🏀Emil Liston -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1890 d.10/26/1949 (59)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Wesleyan University, Baker University
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