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Sid Borgia

Sid Borgia (Pro basketball.  Born, Farmington, W. Va., Jan. 10, 1917; died, Jan. 24, 1999.)  There were few smaller (5’5”) or more memorable referees in pro basketball than Sid Borgia.  All fans of the game are familiar with a photo of Wilt Chamberlain (7’1”) towering over Borgia  during a “discussion” of a foul call.  Borgia, […]

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