Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Dionisio Calvo


"Father of Philippine Basketball"



Dionisio Calvo

  • 1st Filipino enshrined as a contributor in the Fédération Internationale de Basketball Hall of Fame (FIBA, 2007)
  • 1st Filipino Secretary-General of the Asian Basketball Confederation (1963-67)
  • Founder of the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association (MICAA, 1938)
  • Co-Founder of the Asian Basketball Confederation (1960)

ALIAS
"Chito"


DATE OF BIRTH
November 20, 1903

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines


YEAR OF DEATH
December 9, 1977


USEFUL LINKS

FIBA Hall of Fame Inductee: Dionisio Calvo
Fiba enshrines Calvo into Hall of Fame
Wikipedia Article on Dionisio Calvo
NCAA diamond jubilee on Oct. 27