Profession: NBA Player
Why Famous: Hall of Fame basketball guard who played 14 NBA seasons and one-time winner of the MVP award. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season and retired as the league’s all-time assist leader.
- 1960-06-25 NBA player Oscar Robertson (21) weds teacher Yvonne Crittenden in Cincinnati, Ohio
- 1958-01-09 In basketball Oscar Robertson (Cin) scores 56, Seton Hall team 54
- 1958-03-15 Oscar Robertson of Cincinnati Royals scores a NBA midwest region-record 56-point game
- 1974-09-03 Future Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard Oscar Robertson retires; leaves NBA with 26,710 points, 9,887 assists & 7,804 rebounds in 1,040 games