Are You An Expert Globetrotter?
The Harlem Globetrotters are stopping by Giant Center for their game on Thursday, February 16. Before they get here, why not test your knowledge on the Globetrotters with the trivia below?
- Who are the only Globetrotters to have their jersey numbers retired?
- In how many countries and territories have the Harlem Globetrotters performed in their history?
- What is the Globetrotters’ team record for most points ever scored in a game?
- How far from the basket is the Harlem Globetrotters’ revolutionary 4-point shot?
- Which current Globetrotter is the shortest player in team history?
- How many popes have the Harlem Globetrotters performed for in their history?
- On what spacecraft did the Harlem Globetrotters send a basketball in 2009, becoming the first team to ever send a ball into space?
- Where, and in what year, did the Harlem Globetrotters play their first road game?
- What is the Globetrotters’ theme song?
- Who founded the Harlem Globetrotters?
BONUS: When are the world famous Harlem Globetrotters coming to Hershey in 2017?
- Wilt Chamberlain (13), Marques Haynes (20), Curly Neal (22), Meadowlark Lemon (36), and Goose Tatum (50)
- 193, set on March 29, 2013, at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff in Cardiff, Wales
- 35 feet, nearly 12 feet further than the NBA’s 3-point arc
- Too Tall Hall, at 5-foot-2
- Five: Pope Pius XII-1951 and 1952; Pope John XXIII-1959; Pope Paul VI-1963 and 1968; Pope John Paul II-1986 and 2000; Pope Francis-2015
- The Space Shuttle Atlantis
- Hinckley, Illinois, in 1927
- Sweet Georgia Brown
- Abe Saperstein
BONUS: February 16th
Giant Center hosts an impressive line-up of star-studded performances including concerts, professional ice shows and family events. It also serves as home to the Hershey Bears Hockey Club and various PIAA high school state championship events.