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Ep. 15 - Original San Francisco Warrior Tom Meschery On The Team’s Return To The City

Tom Meschery grew up in San Francisco and was drafted by the Philadelphia Warriors in 1961.

Tom Meschery was the first player in Golden State Warriors franchise history to have his jersey number retired. He grew up in San Francisco and played for the Warriors when the team moved to the City from Philadelphia in 1962. But it was off the court that Meschery had a second career as an accomplished poet and writer.

Hear his story in this bonus episode from KALW’s award-winning podcast series BOUNCE.

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