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Yes, she played exhibition tennis.

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Q: Did althea Gibson tour with the Harlem globetrotters?
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With what basketball team did Althea Gibson tour?

The Harlem Globetrotters.

How many teams tour for Harlem globetrotters?


What was Althea Gibson famous for?

Althea Gibson became famous for being the first African-American woman competitor on the world tennis tour and was the first to win the Grand Slam in 1956. She is commonly referred to the "Jackie Robinson of tennis" because she broke the color barrier in tennis. See the Related Links below for more information on Althea Gibson.

When did Alan Cunningham play for the Harlem globetrotters?

"Vitamin C" certainly played on the 1978 tour, but I don't know his full dates. Great player/coach in the BBL with London Towers and Worthing Bears amongst others.

Who was the first African American female athlete of all time?

The first to achieve great notoriety was Althea Gibson, who was the first black woman to win Wimbledon singles title (in 1957 and 1958) and to qualify for the LPGA tour (in 1963).

Who was the first African-American to win a singles title at Wimbledon?

DAIN BLANTON The 38th annual Manhattan Beach Open was canceled in 1997 due to legal issues and a lawsuit brought against the City of Manhattan Beach and the AVP by a local-interest group. The event was moved down the coast to Hermosa Beach and renamed the Miller Lite Hermosa Beach Grand Slam. In 1997, Dain Blanton ( became the first African-American professional beach volleyball player to win a tournament on the AVP Tour, with partner Canyon Ceman at the Hermosa Miller Lite Beach Grand Slam. This event also marked the most prize money for a single tournament in the history of beach volleyball at $300,000.

In 1957 Althea Gibson became the first African to do what?

To win the US National Championship in Tennis, now called the US Open. She was also the first African-American woman to compete on the world tennis tour and to win a Grand Slam title.

Where is quinton Gibson?

On tour with Darius Rucker.

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What number did Curly Neal wear?

22 Number 22 to Be Honored During Special Ceremony at New York's Madison Square Garden During Globetrotters' February 15 Show PHOENIX--(Business Wire)--Still sporting the trademark shaved head, wide smile and infectious laugh that made him a pop culture icon for decades, basketball legend Curly Neal will have his number 22 retired by the world renowned Harlem Globetrotters at the world's most famous arena, Madison Square Garden. This historic event will take place as part of the Globetrotters' current "Magic As Ever" World Tour, during the team's performance in New York on Feb. 15 at 7:00 p.m. Curly will be just the fifth Globetrotter in the team's illustrious 82-year history to have his jersey number retired, joining some of the biggest names in basketball lore: Wilt Chamberlain (13), Meadowlark Lemon (36), Marques Haynes (20) and Goose Tatum (50). One of the truly magical dribblers and shooters ever to pick up a ball, Curly captured the imagination of fans worldwide, playing in more than 6,000 games in 97 countries with the Globetrotters. Number 22 played for 22 seasons in the red, white and blue, from 1963 to 1985. Curly was part of one of the most extraordinary eras in the team's history, appearing on several popular television programs and specials, including "ABC's Wide World of Sports," "The Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine," and "The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island." He was also immortalized in animation on "The Harlem Globetrotters" cartoon series and on episodes of "Scooby Doo." "Curly Neal represents the purity of sport and everything that is great about the Globetrotters and the game of basketball," said Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. "He helped build this organization into a worldwide phenomenon, and we are proud to bestow this honor upon him. He truly personifies wholesome family entertainment and elicits fond memories for millions of fans around the world." This special "Curly Neal Weekend" also features games at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Monday, Feb. 18, and at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., on Sunday, Feb. 17. Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, the Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 82nd consecutive season of touring the world. The Globetrotters have played in 118 countries on six continents, entertaining over 125 million fans and crossing barriers between cultures, societies and people from all walks of life. The Globetrotters are one of only six teams to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, including the 2008 "Magic As Ever" World Tour schedule, and to purchase team merchandise, visit the team's official Web site:

What did the Harlem Globetrotters do?

The Harlem Globetrotters are a comic basketball team that combines athleticism and comedy to create one of the best-known sports franchises in the world. Created by Abe Saperstein in 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, the team adopted the name Harlem because of its connotations as a leading African-American community. Over the years it has toured more than 100 countries putting on more than 20,000 exhibition games, mostly against hapless opposition like the Washington Generals (until 1995) and the New York Nationals (1995-present). The Harlem Globetrotters were an exhibition team. They would play just about anybody and had some incredible moves. It wasn't a REAL basketball game, since they had their own officials, but they were incredibly talented and put on a great show. Their skills and comedy always left the audience feeling that they had been well entertained.

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