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Bobby Gersten Basketball News & Bio


Name:Bobby Gersten
Hometown:Long Beach, NY
High School:Long Beach
Born:August 26, 1920
Died:October 18, 2019
Notes:Basketball, Baseball
Bobby Gersten

Video: Happy 99th birthday to UNC's oldest living athlete, Bobby Gersten
99-year-old Bobby Gersten is known as the great-granddaddy of UNC athletics. Gersten played baseball and basketball for the Tar Heels in the 1940s, and on...

He’s 97, and Bobby Gersten’s influence still is being felt
At 97, former Long Beach High School baseball and basketball coach Bobby Gersten remains a renaissance man. He coached future Hall of Fame basketball coach...

UNC athletic’s great-granddaddy leads health walk
The great-granddaddy of UNC Athletics, Bobby Gersten (Video), led a fun exercise event called the UNC Health Walk Saturday, April 1. Students and kids walked...

UNC's oldest basketball alum to lead Final Four pre-game pep rally/parade
96-year-old North Carolina athletic legend Bobby Gersten will lead a fun exercise event and pre-game Final Four pep rally/parade to promote physical fitness and support...

Video: Throwback chat with Bobby Gersten, UNC's oldest living basketball alumnus
Ethan Jordan interviews Bobby Gersten, the oldest living North Carolina Basketball alum. In this episode, Gersten discusses playing in the 1940s, facing Duke 18 times...

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