Fred Neal Rank
About Fred Neal
Fred “Curly” Neal was an American basketball player who began his career back in the early 1960s. He is best known as one of the most historically-recognizable members of the extremely-popular exhibition-basketball team known as the Harlem Globetrotters.
He had an outstanding college career where he averaged 23ppg for Johnson C. Smith University.
He was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters for 22 years (1963-1985).
As a member of the Globetrotters Neal literally trotted the world, having visited 97 countries and in the process playing in excess of 6,000 basketball games.
He was also a popular member of Hanna-Barbera’s 1970s' animated versions of the Harlem Globetrotters, who not only had their own shows but were also featured on “Scooby Doo”.
He was one of a handful of Globetrotters to have their number retired by the team – this was done in 2008. Neal wore the number 22 jersey during his playing days.
Neal was the Harlem Globetrotters’ ball handler (i.e. point guard).
He stood at 1.85 m tall.
Fred Neal Rank
Fred Neal's Popularity
Fred Neal was a famous American basketball player, who was born on May 19, 1942. As a person born on this date, Fred Neal is listed in our database as the 105th most popular celebrity for the day (May 19) and the 254th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on May 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Fred Neal is the 3008th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Fred Neal's birthday, Fred Neal is the 16193rd most famous American and ranks 6th in famous people born in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
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