William Gardner


William Gardner

High School: Indianapolis Crispus Attucks 1953

Inducted 1986

All-State at Crispus Attucks, where he scored 22 points in 1951 Final Four game against Evansville Reitz ... played four years with Harlem Globetrotters, when with the New York Knickerbockers ...  twice was MVP in the Globetrotters' series against the College All-Stars ...  A member of Tony Hinkle's 'Dream Team' ... while in U. S. Army, played on team that won the World Military Championships at Damascus, Syria ...  noted high jumper and two-way football player ... he also played baseball in the Red Sox organization ... athletic career cut short by a heart condition.

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