Eddie Miles: “The Man With The Golden Arm” Idolized Baylor

Like All-Pro Kansas City Chiefs’ wide receiver Otis Taylor (who was a Houston boy), Little Rock’s Eddie “The Man With The Golden Arm” Miles looked up to DC’s Elgin Baylor:

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/cbasketball/253648_where28.html

Unlike Taylor, Miles followed “Rabbit” to Seattle University. Here’s some footage of Miles and Pistons’ teammate Dave Bing (a Spingarn High alum like Baylor) as young pro’s:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FwPgGx8TPo

The Piston “Tresvant” in the clip is John Tresvant, who was cut by Spingarn’s basketball team- but was a good enough college player at Seattle U. to collar 40 rebounds against the University of Montana.

BCB

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s