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HISTORY OF THE WORLD SERIES OF BASKETBALL 1950 - 1958, 1961 - 1962
Compiled by Robert Bradley
Contributors - Robert Bradley, Steve Dimitry, John Duxbury, Dave Quinn and Tim Kaldis
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS VS. COLLEGE ALL-AMERICANS 1950 - 1958, 1961 - 1962
[Not held in 1959 and 1960 due to the Pan Am Games]
                     ---Results---  --------------Most Valuable Players------------
Year  GP Attendance       W-L       College All-Americans      Harlem Globetrotters
1950  18   181,364  HGT  11-7  CAA  Paul Arizin, Villanova     Sweetwater Clifton
                                                               & Marques Haynes
1951  18   216,270  HGT  14-4  CAA  Don Sunderlage, Illinois   Goose Tatum
                                                               & Marques Haynes
1952  16   201,755  HGT  11-5  CAA  Leroy Leslie, Notre Dame   Goose Tatum
1953  21   308,451  HGT  14-7  CAA  Jack Molinas, Columbia     Ermer Robinson
1954  21   277,393  HGT  15-6  CAA  Dick Rosenthal, Notre Dame Willie Gardner
1955  24   269,450  HGT  14-10 CAA  Tom Gola, LaSalle          Clarence Wilson
1956  21   203,615  HGT  11-10 CAA  Ron Sobieszczyk, DePaul    Charlie Hoxie
1957  19   149,978  HGT  15-4  CAA  John Symth, Notre Dame     Willie Gardner
1958  18   123,600  HGT  13-5  CAA  Guy Rodgers, Temple        Roman Turmon
1961  20   172,770  HGT  14-6  CAA  Howie Carl, DePaul         Joe Buckhalter
                                    Bill Bridges, Kansas       Govoner Vaughn
                                    Gary Phillips, Houston
1962  15   112,047  HGT  15-1  CAA            ???                      ???
Tot. 211 2,216,693  HGT 147-64 CAA
GAME-BY GAME RESULTS 1950 - 1958, 1961 - 1962
 Date   Site               HGT-CAA
 2Apr50 Chicago, IL         58-47
 3Apr50 Cleveland, OH       58-66
 4Apr50 Indianapolis, IN    69-60
 5Apr50 Louisville, KY      66-68 (OT)
 6Apr50 Kansas City, MO     72-60
 7Apr50 Salt Lake City, UT  55-63
 8Apr50 Los Angeles, CA     69-52
 9Apr50 Los Angeles, CA     71-72
10Apr50 San Francisco, CA   64-63
11Apr50 Denver, CO          65-60
12Apr50 Oklahoma City, OK   72-64
13Apr50 St. Louis, MO       57-54
14Apr50 Cincinnati, OH      39-47
15Apr50 Detroit, MI         59-56
16Apr50 Boston, MA          76-59
17Apr50 Philadelphia, PA    52-61
18Apr50 Buffalo, NY         58-79
19Apr50 Washington, DC      77-64
 1Apr51 New York, NY        65-58
 2Apr51 Hershey, PA         63-54
 3Apr51 Buffalo, NY         63-68
 4Apr51 Philadelphia, PA    76-75
 5Apr51 Cleveland, OH       67-56
 6Apr51 Cincinnati, OH      66-54
 7Apr51 Chicago, IL         69-58
 8Apr51 Kansas City, MO     76-85
 9Apr51 Pasadena, CA        38-55
11Apr51 San Francisco, CA   66-76
12Apr51 Salt Lake City, UT  73-66
13Apr51 Denver, CO          65-59
14Apr51 Stillwater, OK      70-77
15Apr51 St. Louis, MO       70-61
16Apr51 Indianapolis, IN    68-60
17Apr51 Detroit, MI         54-42
18Apr51 Milwaukee, WI       54-52
19Apr51 Boston, MA          75-65
30Mar52 New York, NY        75-60
30Mar52 New York, NY        71-69
31Mar52 Hershey, PA         59-53
 1Apr52 Buffalo, NY         58-56
 2Apr52 Cleveland, OH       68-69 (OT)
 3Apr52 Kansas City, MO     82-81
 4Apr52 Indianapolis, IN    76-59
 5Apr52 Chicago, IL         69-66
 6Apr52 Denver, CO          61-75
 7Apr52 San Francisco, CA   67-62
 8Apr52 Los Angeles, CA     75-67
 9Apr52 El Paso, TX         54-57
10Apr52 Tulsa, OK           53-66
11Apr52 Cincinnati, OH      69-64 (OT)
12Apr52 Detroit, MI         64-66
13Apr52 St. Louis, MO       68-56
29Mar53 New York, NY        70-62
29Mar53 New York, NY        65-69
30Mar53 Toronto, ON         79-68
31Mar53 Philadelphia, PA    90-82
 1Apr53 Raleigh, NC         94-97 (3OT)
 2Apr53 Hershey, PA         91-100
 3Apr53 Indianapolis, IN    79-70
 4Apr53 Milwaukee, WI       72-61
 5Apr53 Chicago, IL         92-88
 5Apr53 Chicago, IL         89-82
 6Apr53 Laramie, WY         72-74
 7Apr53 San Francisco, CA   74-77
 8Apr53 Los Angeles, CA     77-72
 9Apr53 Denver, CO          87-72
10Apr53 Kansas City, MO     88-76
11Apr53 St. Louis, MO       86-80
12Apr53 Cincinnati, OH      63-86
13Apr53 Cleveland, OH       91-79
14Apr53 Detroit, MI         72-62
15Apr53 Buffalo, NY         83-85 (OT)
16Apr53 Boston, MA          87-83