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Cal Fowler

Full name: Calvin Bernard "Cal" Fowler
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (186 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 11, 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 5, 2013 in Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Akron Wingfoots, Akron (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Calvin Fowler attended tiny St. Francis College in Pennsylvania. He received almost no national acclaim as a collegian but after graduation joined up with the Goodyear Wingfoots and became an AAU star. In 1967 he led the Wingfoots to the AAU championship and made AAU All-America that year and the next. He played for the U.S. at the 1967 World Championships (placing fourth) as well as winning a gold medal at the 1967 Pan American Games. In 1968 Fowler, a 6-0 (1.83) guard, was the sparkplug of the Olympic team which won the gold medal in Mexico City. After the Olympics he returned to AAU ball and had one year in the ABA, playing with the Carolina Cougars in 1969-70. Fowler later worked in sales and marketing for adidas and then became a United States Postal Service employee before retiring.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1968-10-23 USA 65, YUG 50 4
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1968-10-22 USA 75, BRA 63 6
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #1 1 1968-10-13 USA 81, ESP 46 9
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1968-10-14 USA 93, SEN 36 9
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #11 1 1968-10-15 USA 96, PHI 75 7
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #16 1 1968-10-16 USA 73, YUG 58 8
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #17 1 1968-10-18 USA 95, PAN 60 2
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #24 1 1968-10-19 USA 100, ITA 61 6
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #28 1 1968-10-20 USA 61, PUR 56 7