The History ofThe History of TheTheHarlemHarlem GlobetrottersGlobetrottersBy: Carter StansbargerBy: Carter Stansbarger
The Beginning...The Beginning...It all started with AbeIt all started with AbeSaperstein in 1926, theSaperstein in 1926, the24 year old organizes a24 year old organizes anew basketball team,new basketball team,“The Savoy Five”“The Savoy Five”
The OfficialGlobetrotters• In 1927, the team is now officially TheHarlem Globetrotters
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