Barksdale, Donald Argee

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Born: Mar 31, 1923 AD
Died: 1993 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Player


Donald Angelo "Don" Barksdale was a professional basketball player.

 

1923 - Donald Angelo "Don" Barksdale was born in Oakland, California.

 

1941 - He graduated from Berkeley High School.

 

1947 - Barksdale was the first African American to be named consensus All-American.

 

1948 - Don was the first African American to play with the US Olympic team.

 

1948 - Barksdale is widely noted as the first black disc jockey on Bay Area radio.

 

1950 - Don also began hosting "Sepia Review" on KRON-TV (Channel 4).

 

1953 - He became the first African American to appear in an NBA All-Star Game.

 

1993 - Donald Angelo "Don" Barksdale died 8th of March.

 

 

 

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