Tag Archives: College basketball.
George Gregory (College basketball. Born, New York, NY, Nov. 22, 1906; died, New York, NY, May 11, 1994.) As a slender 6’4” from DeWitt Clinton H.S., George Gregory, Jr., came to Columbia as a natural center. Gregory left after a three-year varsity career (1928-31) as the first black accorded all-America honors. Described as “graceful” and […]
Irwin Dambrot (College basketball. Born, New York, NY, May 23, 1928; died, Summit, NJ, Jan. 21, 2010.) A 6’4” star out of Taft H.S., Irwin Dambrot became a top player on City College’s nationally-ranked teams of the late 1940s and a co-captain of the Beavers’ 1949-50 squad that won both the N.I.T. and N.C.A.A. championships, […]