Mid-Summer Classic Auction 2013
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on:
1950's John Prudhoe Peoria Cats game used warm up top. Prudhoe, a 6"9" center played for Louisville before being drafted by the Rochester Royals in the 1955 NBA draft. Not making the team he went on to play for the Caterpillar Inc. sponsored Peoria Cats of the National Industrial Basketball League, one of the powerhouse AAU teams of the 1950's with 5 National Championships during that time. Zipper down top has "Prudhoe" on the front with "22" on both sleeves. Back has a 12" by 17" flap attached to the back of neck and top of shoulders with the word "Cats". Gray jacket with yellow/dark blue trim has Rawlings Size 50 and Keenan Sporting Goods, Peoria, Illinois tags sewn inside.
LOA from John Prudhoe.