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Meadowlark Lemon


1932 Born on April 25 in Wilmington, North Carolina
1952 Drafted into the U.S. Army
1954 Leaves Army
1954 Joins Kansas City All-Stars
1955 Joins the Harlem Globetrotters
1970 Stars on television cartoon "The Harlem Globetrotters Show"
1971 Becomes player/coach for the Globetrotters
1978 Leaves Globetrotters
1979 Embarks on career in show business
1986 Becomes an ordained minister
1980s-present Works as traveling evangelist
1993 Has 50-game "comeback" season with the Globetrotters
2002 Embarks on tour with the Meadowlark Lemon Harlem All-Stars

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