1928 - Born on November 23rd in Hollywood, California. American basketball player who was the first player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) to score over 2,000 points in one season.
- George Yardley was called "The Scoring Machine" when he broke the legendary Hank Luisetti’s Stanford record.
1951 - He led the San Francisco Stewart’s Chevrolet team to the National AAU Championship.
1953 - The sharp-shooting forward enjoyed a seven-year career in the NBA.
- He played for Fort Wayne, Detroit and Syracuse.
1957-1958 - He was a member of the Detroit Pistons during season.
- He became the first player to score 2,000 points in one NBA season.
1996 - Elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
1997 - Enshrined in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
2004 - Died on August 12th in South Beach, California.
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