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Meadowlark Lemon Famed Harlem Globetrotter Dead

12/28/2015 6:52 AM PST

Meadowlark Lemon: Famed Harlem Globetrotter Dead

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Medowlark Lemon, the most famous member of the Harlem Globetrotters, has died.

Lemon played for 22 years, beginning in the 1950s, when the team's popularity rivaled the NBA.

When he started with the team, black NBA payers were almost non-existent.

Lemon had a resurrection in 1972, with the show, "Scooby-Doo Meets the Harlem Globetrotters."

Medowlark was 83. RIP

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