Rochester Royals in History

Events in Sport

  • 1951-04-21 NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat New York Knicks, 79-75 to take series 4 games to 3; first Finals appearance for both teams

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1921-06-04 Bobby Wanzer, professional basketball player and coach (Rochester Royals), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)

Deaths in Sport

  • 2016-01-23 Bobby Wanzer, American professional basketball player and coach (Rochester Royals), dies at 94