Harlem Globetrotters Tour Schedule
The Harlem Globetrotters are ready to hit the court in arenas all over the nation
this year to entertain basketball lovers of all ages. The Globetrotters are known for being amazing to see in person, as their
tricky style of play and fun-loving vibe make for a great time whenever they take to the hardwood. The Globetrotters have
some awesome events coming down the pipe, and you can be there in the stands to enjoy any or all of them. The Globetrotters
will take to the court at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA on October 3rd for what is sure to be a memorable game. Come winter
they will make their way to New York City, as they'll be playing at the Barclays Center on December 27th and Madison Square
Garden on January 2nd and 3rd. Make sure you're there to see the Globetrotters in one of these top-rate venues, and you're
sure to be as entertained as you've ever been at a hoops event.
Harlem Globetrotters Tour History
history of the legendary Harlem Globetrotters can be traced all the way back to 1926 when a young man named Abe Saperstein
joined together a talented group of basketball players from Chicago named the "Savoy Big Five". This talented troupe would
play exhibition games before dances at the Savoy Ballroom in Chicago, giving the group their name. In 1927, they played their
first game as the Harlem New York Globetrotters, and soon began touring nearby states, playing games almost every day. By
1934, the Harlem Globetrotters had played 1,000 games, touring from coast to coast. Still true to this day, the Globetrotters
are not known for losing, in fact they once won 8,829 games in a row, yet in 1939, they lost their first tournament. By this
time, comedy and routines had been added to the Harlem Globetrotters repertoire, separating themselves from the other traveling
teams of the time. Reese "Goose" Tatum joined the franchise in 1941, bringing with him most of the now classic Globetrotters
comedy routines that are still thrilling fans today. As the decades went by, the Globetrotters began taking on college and
professional teams across the country. By the 1950's, the Harlem Globetrotters were everywhere, including playing the first
night game at Chicago's famed Wrigley Field in 1954, the same year the Globetrotters won the World Series of Basketball for
the fifth straight year. The Harlem Globetrotters were officially a pop culture phenomenon, with names like Wilt "The Stilt"
Chamberlain, Hubert "Geese" Ausbie and Fed "Curly" Neal and they could be seen everywhere from New York City to China to primetime
network variety shows. As the NBA rose to prominence in the world of basketball, the Harlem Globetrotters began to take a
backseat. Instead of folding, they reinvented themselves with the help of famous athletes and celebrities like famed pitcher
Bob Gibson, Magic Johnson and incredible feats like Michael "Wild Thing" Johnson's record setting 12 foot dunk. They have
been everywhere from Moscow to Kuwait and played for fans and dignitaries like Pope John Paul II and Nelson Mandela. They
signed the first professional female basketball players and were the first franchise owned by an African-American. The Harlem
Globetrotters are an integral part of the history and culture of the 20th Century and are truly a part of the American fabric.
When it comes to basketball, few players are as skilled and crafty as the Harlem Globetrotters,
a team that has been entertainment sports fans for decades. This team always features some of the most impressive ballers
in the world, even some former college athletes that you may just recognize form their NCAA days. The greatest things about
the Globetrotters, though, is that they inject some humor and even more fun than usual to the game of basketball. Not only
will these athletes impress you with their skill and athleticism, but they'll also have you cracking up with laughter in the
stands. This combination has made the Globetrotters a hot ticket for years now, and people love to head out and see them in
person. You can head out to one of the many upcoming events to see what it's all about.
What is the signature song of the Harlem Globetrotters?
The answer is "Sweet Georgia Brown."
Harlem Globetrotters Tour Fans
Basketball fans around the country always love to see National Basketball Association
games and college basketball games, but they also head out to see the Harlem Globetrotters whenever they get the chance. The
Globetrotters are the perfect recipe of fun and skill, and that makes for an amazing time every time out at the arena. If
you've never experienced this team in person, then now is the time you changed that. Get out to one of the many great events
featuring the Globetrotters in the near future and see why they've been so popular for so long.