Holman, Nat : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Holman, Nat
Photograph Collection

Sport Kings Gum card for legendary coach Nat Holman, “Mr. Basketball,” from 1933.

Source: Leslie Pollack collection

Hall of Famer Nat Holman, who was the City College of New York's head basketball coach, giving instructions to his team.

Source: The Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

1949-50 team picture of the City College of New York Beavers, the first (and only) team to win both the NIT and NCAA postseason tournaments in the same year. Among those pictured are coach Nat Holman (center, front row), and Jewish players Ed Roman (second from left in front row), All-America Irwin Dambrot (third from right, front row), Norm Mager (second from right, front row), Al Roth (second from right, second row), and Herb Cohen (far right, second row).

Source: The Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

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