DARYL LEEWORTHY

Daryl Leeworthy teaches history at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of the book Fields of Play: The Sporting Heritage of Wales. He is also a fellow of the Australian Academy for the Humanities. You can follow him on Twitter at @DrLeeworthy

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SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
Lew Alcindor's first college basketball game in 1965 was as a member of UCLA's freshman team. They played UCLA's varsity team, who were the defending national champions and the top-ranked team in the country. The freshman team won 75-60. Alcindor scored 31 points, took 21 rebounds, and blocked 7 shots.
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