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Tom Gola

NameTom Gola
PositionSmall forward / Guard
Height Ft6
Height In6
Weight Lb205
Number15, 6
Birth DateJanuary 13, 1933(age 84)
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolLa Salle
CollegeLa Salle
Draft PickTerritorial
Draft Year1955
Draft TeamPhiladelphia Warriors
Career Start1955
Career End1966
Years11955 1962
Team1Philadelphia / San Francisco Warriors
Years21962 1966
Team2New York Knicks
Highlights * NBA Champion (1956) * 5× NBA All-Star (   ) * All-NBA Second Team (1958) * NCAA Final Four MOP (1954) * NCAA Champion (1954) * Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1954) * UPI Player of the Year (1955) * 3× Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (1953 1955) * NIT Co-MVP (1952)
Stat1labelPoints
Stat1value7,871 (11.3 ppg)
Stat2labelRebounds
Stat2value5,417 (7.8 rpg)
Stat3labelAssists
Stat3value2,962 (4.2 apg)
Bbrgolato01
Letterg
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Tom Gola

Personal data
Place of birthPhiladelphia, PA
Political partyRepublican
Alma materLa Salle University
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 's 170th district
In officeJanuary 7, 1969 - January 6, 1970
Succeeded byAlvin Katz
Preceded byDistrict Created
Philadelphia City Controller
In officeJanuary 6, 1970 - January, 1974
Succeeded byWilliam G. Klenk
Preceded byAlexander Hemphill

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Thomas (Tom) Joseph Gola (born January 13, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a retired American basketball player.


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