Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ritchie Nichol

Richard James Nichol


Born:
December 14, 1921
Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Died:
December 26, 2008
California


Career
1940-41 Harlem Globetrotters
1941-42 Vancouver Dominoes (Independent)
1945-46 University of British Columbia (College)
1946-47 Vancouver Hornets (PCBL)
1947-48 Vancouver Hornets (PCBL)

Nichol was a very popular player in British Columbia in the 1940's, and the first white player on the Globetrotters. Aside from his basketball exploits on around Vancouver, which was interrupted by his time in World War 2, he was also a notable baseball player.


Source:
http://tomhawthorn.blogspot.com/2009/02/ritchie-nichol-basketballer-1921-2008.html

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