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Don Swift

National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame Member Details

Year Inducted:

1985

 

 

 

Name:

Don Swift

 

 

Hometown:

 

 

 

Team History:

Illinois Gizz Kids, Champaign-Urbana Black Knights

 

 

NWBA Service:

NWBA President, NWBA Secretary, NWBA Treasurer

 

 

Sports Biography:

Charter member of the NWBA. Played for original Illinois Gizz Kids team that competed in the first NWBT (1949). Gizz Kids-1st Team Captain. Competed in 4 NWBT's. Selected to NWBT All-Tournament Team 4 times. Served as first Secretary of NWBA Executive Committee & went on to serve as Treasurer & President.

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