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The Clown Prince of the Harlem Globetrotters.
He was 83.
 

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He was a good one. I got to see him perform 4 or 5 times.
Always had that big grin.
 

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I never saw him live but one of my favorites on tv was when the Globetrotters played on an aircraft carrier. I was a young kid and never imagine a carrier's that huge to hold a basketball court.
 

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RIP Mr. Lemon.Seen him 3 times at the old Madison Square Garden. He was great. Globetrotters always put on one hell of a show.
 

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" IT'S MY LEG " ......... loved that skit!

God Bless your peaceful rest Mr. Lemon!
 

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Loved watching his antics on the court.
 

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Saw him several times in Omaha, in the late 60's early 70's.
My church basketball team would go see the Globetrotters as a treat.
What a showman, comedian, and athlete, always with a smile!!

Greg
 

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On January 5, 1971 in Martin, TN the Washington Generals (aka New Jersey Reds) defeated the Harlem Globetrotters 100-99 after losing 2,495 games straight to them. Kids were crying and the people in the stands looked like the Generals killed Santa Claus.

Meadowlark was a true showman. May he rest in peace knowing he brought joy to countless millions.
 

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I saw them a few times and always had a ball. He was hilarious and also an absolute master with a basketball - not always being used for its intended purpose.

Thanks for all the laughs.
 

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Two years in the Army.
Ordained minister.
The Clown Prince of the Harlem Globetrotters.
He was 83.
My Father (who is 87 ?HMM 88?) says that he is not sure on the age
Dad played against the 'Trotters when he was 18 and was noted as the youngest player on the court. that would put Meadowlark at least 88. but then records weren't that great back then.
 
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