Did you know that Baseball Hall of Famers Lou Brock, Bob Gibson and Fergie Jenkins each played for the Harlem Globetrotters?
Not one NBA player has ever been elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame as a player, but there has been one former baseball player who has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Dave DeBusschere.
While at Duke University, Dick Groat won the U.P.I. National Player of the Year award after averaging more than twenty-five points per game. Groat was the fourth round draft choice of the Ft. Wayne (now Detroit) Pistons and averaged a very respectable twelve points per game during his only season.