|Born||April 26, 1927|
|Died||October 7, 2015 (aged 88)|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Roxana (Roxana, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1948 / Round: – / Pick: –|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|Position||Forward / Center|
|1948–1957||New York Knicks|
|1962–1965||St. Louis Hawks|
|1965–1966||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career BAA / NBA statistics|
|Points||8,843 (13.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||6,684 (11.9 rpg)|
|Assists||1,208 (1.8 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
|Basketball Hall of Fame as player|
Harry Junior "The Horse" Gallatin (April 26, 1927 – October 7, 2015) was an American professional basketball player and coach. Gallatin played nine seasons for the New York Knicks in the NBA from 1948 to 1957, as well as one season with the Detroit Pistons in 1958.
In 1954 Gallatin led the NBA in rebounding, and was named to the All-NBA First Team. Gallatin was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 1955. Gallatin played in seven NBA All-Star Games. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he was also a member of the SIU Edwardsville Athletics Hall of Fame, the Truman State University Athletics Hall of Fame, the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame, the Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame, the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) Hall of Fame, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Hall of Fame, and the SIU Salukis Hall of Fame.
References[change | change source]
- "Truman State University Athletics Bulldogs". Truman State University. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
- "Harry Gallatin, Rugged and Durable Hall of Famer With the Knicks, Dies at 88". The New York Times. October 7, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
- BasketballReference.com: Harry Gallatin (as coach)
- BasketballReference.com: Harry Gallatin (as player)