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* Bob Gantt 1978

Football and basketball star at Duke. Member of famous Durham High School basketball team that won three state titles. Played four years of football and three years of basketball at Duke. All-American end in football, 1942. All-SC basketball center, 1943. Captured SC titles in shot put and discus in track and field. Won Teague Award as outstanding athlete in the Carolinas, 1942. Played pro basketball for Washington in 1947 and Sheboygan in 1948. First Duke player to play pro basketball. College football and basketball official, 1950s, 1960s.

Born Durham 1922. Died 1995.

 

 

 

 


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