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    The Harlem Globetrotters (Columbia, 1950).
    One sheet, 27" x 41"
    Columbia, 1950

    Starring Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Dandridge, Bill Walker, Angela Clarke, The Harlem Globetrotters, William 'Pop' Gates, Roscoe Cumberland, Marques Haynes, Louis 'Babe' Pressley and Reece 'Goose' Tatum. Directed by Phil Brown and Will Jason.

    Along with two programs for The Harlem Diplomats and The Goose Tatum Basketball Show. The two programs are souvenir booklets, which include numerous photographs and player biographies. The Goose Tatum program also includes a blank scorecard.

    Reece "Goose" Tatum (1921-1967) played for the Harlem Globetrotters during the 1941 and 1942 seasons before being drafted into the Army. Following World War II, he played with the team for another ten years before leaving to tour with his own basketball teams. These included the Goose Tatum Harlem Stars, Goose Tatum Harlem Clowns, and The Harlem Road Kings. He passed away in 1967, and his jersey number was retired in 2002.

    Condition: The poster has flattened folds, light soiling and toning. The edges have some areas of chipping, and there are pinholes at the corners and edges. Some tears and separations are present, and some have been repaired with tape. The programs are in good condition with light wear and soiling.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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