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Pete Acca

Year Inducted:

1981

 

 

 

Name:

Pete Acca

 

 

Hometown:

 

 

 

Team History:

Brooklyn Whirlaways, Pan America Jets, Hofstra Rolling Dutchmen

 

 

NWBA Service:

 

 

 

Sports Biography:

Founder & original member of the Brooklyn Whirlaways 1947-48. Also organized the Pan Am Jets in 1955. Member of Pan Am Jets NWBA Championship Team in 1956 & 1959. Selected to NWBT All-Tournament Team 2 times. Member of US Paralympic Basketball Team (1960-Rome). Member of Pan Am Jets that competed in first USA - Stoke Mandeville Games.

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