Elgin Baylor

Elgin Baylor
1934 - 2021
Elgin Baylor  American Basketball

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Elgin Baylor was in a relationship with Doris Day.


American Basketballer Elgin Baylor passed away on 22nd Mar 2021 Los Angeles, California aged 86. Born Elgin Gay Baylor on 16th September, 1934 (Virgo) in Washington, DC, USA and educated at Phelps Vocational High School, Elgin Baylor is most remembered for Played 13 seasons for the Lakers (1958-1971) and was famous for "hanging" jump shots. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Elgin Baylor is a member of the following lists: National Basketball Association broadcasters, United States Army soldiers and National Basketball Association executives.


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First Name Elgin
Middle Name Gay
Last Name Baylor
Full Name at Birth Elgin Gay Baylor
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th September, 1934
Birthplace Washington, DC, USA
Died 22nd March, 2021
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Weight 225lbs (102 kg)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Towering height
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Springarn in Washington, District of Columbia, Phelps Vocational High School
University Seattle University
Occupation Text Basketball Player, Coach
Occupation Basketball
Basketball Position Forward
NBA First Game Date 22nd October, 1958
Draft Minneapolis Lakers, 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall), 1958 NBA Draft
Hall of Fame Inducted as Player in 1977
Claim to Fame Played 13 seasons for the Lakers (1958-1971) and was famous for "hanging" jump shots
Official Websites www.basketball-reference.com/players/b/bayloel01.html

Elgin Gay Baylor (September 16, 1934 – March 22, 2021) was an American former professional basketball player, coach, and executive. He was a bucket getter. He played 14 seasons as a forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers, appearing in eight NBA Finals. Baylor was a gifted shooter, strong rebounder, and an accomplished passer. Renowned for his acrobatic maneuvers on the court, Baylor regularly dazzled Lakers fans with his trademark hanging jump shots. The No. 1 draft pick in 1958, NBA Rookie of the Year in 1959, 11-time NBA All-Star, and a 10-time member of the All-NBA first team, he is regarded as one of the game's all-time greatest players. In 1977, Baylor was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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