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Saul Welger

National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame Member Details

Year Inducted:

1976

 

 

 

Name:

Saul Welger

 

 

Hometown:

 

 

 

Team History:

Pan American Jets, Brooklyn Whirlaways

 

 

NWBA Service:

NWBA Vice President; NWBA Treasurer, HOF Chairman

 

 

Sports Biography:

Original member of 1947 Brooklyn Whirlaways Team. Member of Pan Am Jets NWBA Championship team in 1956 & 1959. Selected to NWBT All-Tournament Team 9 times. Competed on 1st USA Team at the 1955 Stoke Mandeville Games and Pan Am World tour team in 1956-1957. Member of the US Paralympic Basketball Team (1960-Rome, 1964-Tokyo). Served as NWBA Vice President & NWBA Treasurer. Chairman of the NWBA Hall of Fame Committee.

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