Sam Jones

Abstract/Description: Boston Celtics basketball player from 1957 to 1969. Graduate of North Carolina College (North Carolina Central University) 1957. He was the first Black person inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 1969. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1984.
Subject(s): Durham County (N.C.)
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Durham -- 20th century
Date Created: 1960s