BILL RUSSELL Named 1st Black NBA Basketball Coach BOSTON CELTICS 1966 Newspaper For Sale
BILL RUSSELL Named 1st Black NBA Basketball Coach BOSTON CELTICS 1966 Newspaper:
BILL RUSSELL Named 1st Black NBA Basketball Coach BOSTON CELTICS 1966 Newspaper (Note: additional images are located below the description) Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 19, 1966
* Bill Russell - Boston Celtics
* Becomes 1st black coach in the NBA
The sport's section (page 8) has a three column heading: "'Pleased, Proud, Happy' Russell Leads Celtics In Second Playoff Tilt" First report coverage on Bill Russell being named the new coach of the Boston Celtics. Nice to have from a town close to Boston.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
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