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Calvin Fowler

Born: Feb 11, 1940

Death: Mar 5, 2013

Birthplace: Pittsburgh

Nationality: United States

Calvin Fowler

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1940
Date of Death : Mar 5, 2013
Birth Place : Pittsburgh

Calvin B. Fowler was the captain of the United States gold medal basketball team at the 1967 Pan American Games. He also was co-captain of the U.S. gold medal team at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Born near Pittsburgh, he graduated from David B. Oliver High School in Pittsburgh in June 1957 and Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, in 1962. Calvin Fowler at David B. Oliver High School scored 61 points in a 101-35 win over Allegheny Vocational. Oliver only led 27-20 at the half on Fowler's 22 points, but Fowler poured in 39 in the final two quarters. In the early 1960s, Fowler was a member of the Akron Wingfoots. Fowler was an Amateur Athletic Union All-America in 1967 and again in 1968 for Akron Goodyear Wingfoots. He would later play in the American Basketball Association for the Carolina Cougars in the 1969-70 season. He is buried in the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock, Maryland.

Also known as

  • Calvin Bernard Fowler
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