Bill Cosby, Harlem Globetrotter, 1972

tumblr_lj74idzoLZ1qio57xo1_500In 1972 the Harlem Globetrotters signed comedy legend Bill Cosby to an honorary $1 lifetime contract.  It’s unclear if Bill played more than one game with the Globetrotters, but they raised his salary to a whopping $1.05 in 1986.

In the photo he looks like he’s doing his point guard imitation of Magic Johnson. Cosby  was a football star at Temple University.

(via Photo: Bill Cosby playing for the Harlem Globetrotters in 1972 | The Strut).

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