[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0916]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "There is no bitterness in Sweetwater Clifton who went from National Basketball Association star to a taxi driver, He smiles benignly about life's see-saw and wonders about it sometimes. You know, I played professional basketball for 15 years and I don't think I made a total of $ 100,000, " he said. My top salary was $12,000 in my last years in the NBA. But that wasn't bad because the minimum was $ 7,500."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: February 14, 1963
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
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Date(s):
  • Creation: February 14, 1963
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Place
United States - New York - New York City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
February 14, 1963
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "There is no bitterness in Sweetwater Clifton who went from National Basketball Association star to a taxi driver, He smiles benignly about life's see-saw and wonders about it sometimes. You know, I played professional basketball for 15 years and I don't think I made a total of $ 100,000, " he said. My top salary was $12,000 in my last years in the NBA. But that wasn't bad because the minimum was $ 7,500."

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PublishDate: O-02-15-63

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Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Clifton, Nat " Sweetwater " | Basketball Harlem Globetrotters | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: "Biggest Hands In Sports Are Owned By Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, Who'Ll Be At Municipal Auditorium Saturday Night With The Famed Harlem Globetrotters.", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 02-15-63
Added Title: Biggest Hands In Sports Are Owned By Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, Who'Ll Be At Municipal Auditorium Saturday Night With The Famed Harlem Globetrotters.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0228.0916
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc197291
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image