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Elgin Baylor

NBA Hall of Popularity forward who played for the Minneapolis and LA Lakers from 1958 to 1971; called to 11 NBA All-Star video games and got his #22 shirt retired with the Lakers. He slipped out of college and worked in a home furniture store before signing up for the NBA. He was the #1 general draft choose in 1958 and was called Rookie of the entire year in 1959. His brothers Sal and Kermit had been a big impact in his golf ball lifestyle. He was wedded to Ruby Saunder from 1958 to 1974. He found the Minneapolis Lakers just a couple years after superstar middle George Mikan finished his career using the team.

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