Retro-Spect: Elgin Baylor is Back (in the day)

Vintage SI feature:

Mr. Baylor attended Spingarn High in N.E. D.C.:

Elgin Baylor, Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers

“…He has power, fine finger-tip control and a perfect knowledge of how to spin a basketball off the backboards. He twists and turns in mid-air and, although only 6 feet 5, constantly exerts that precious second effort that enables him to out-rebound many of the league’s taller men…”

(from Sports Illustrated, Oct. 29, 1962)



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