Robert S. Harris
In 1905, as a member of the Meteors, a team in the Chicago YMCA League, Harris made a trip to the West Coast for a series of games. He later played both football and basketball at the University of Chicago.
Birth and Death Dates:
b. Dec. 6, 1886 - d. July 1964
Harris played at the University of Chicago and was a member of the 1908 team that went undefeated (21-2) and won the Helms National Championship. A computerized rating system later ranked them No. 7 among teams in the first decade of the twentieth century; there were no official polls until the late 1940s. In 1909, Harris coached the Indiana basketball team to a record of 6-8.
Harris played at the University of Chicago, late 1900s.
Use links below to navigate through the basketball section of Jews In Sports.
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
Inside Sports Magazine: College Basketball, by Mike Douchant with Jim Nantz (Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1997)