• Rare Harlem Globetrotters Curley Boo Johnson Autograph Hand Signed Photo

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Rare Harlem Globetrotters Curley Boo Johnson Autographed Hand Signed 3-1/2 x 5 Photo with certificate of authenticity.

Johnson was discovered by Globetrotters general manager, Joe Anzivino, and invited to training camp in Los Angeles in fall 1988 and immediately became the marquee dribbler and held that position for 18 consecutive seasons playing 4,210 games. He toured an amazing 81 countries in north, south and Central America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Johnson is a world famous Harlem Globetrotter who played 18 seasons from 1988–2007, performing his unbelievable style on all seven continents and 81 countries. Johnson inherited the role of dribbling wizard made famous by Marques Haynes and "Curly" Neal and became known as "The Worlds Greatest Dribbler". Johnson was a member of the team that participated in the enshrinement ceremony when the Globetrotters were inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002. He was also part of the group that visited Pope John Paul II on November 29, 2000, in Rome. As a Globetrotter, Johnson also has had the privilege of meeting Mother Teresa and South African President, Nelson Mandela.