Len Berman's That's Sports turned me onto today's birthday and also shares this about the Trotters:
The college football showdown is not the only game on today's docket. The Harlem Globetrotters will lace up special cleats and play basketball outdoors near Kalamazoo, Michigan. A couple of years ago they did it in Central Park in New York City. At least somebody is playing on ice this week.Cool.