Chamberlain, Wilt, 1936-1999
"Professional basketball player, considered to be one of the greatest offensive players in the history of the game. More than 7 feet (2.1 metres) tall, Chamberlain was an outstanding centre. During his 1961-62 season he became the first player to score more than 4,000 points in a National Basketball Association (NBA) season, with 4,029, averaging 30.4 points per game."--Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- African American Odyssey (Library of Congress)
- Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection (Alabama Department of Archives and History)