April 10, 2009

Hubert Ausbie, known to the world as “Geese,” became famous as a twenty-four-year member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team. A native of Oklahoma, Hubert attended Philander Smith College in Little Rock (Pulaski County) and was the third leading collegiate scorer his senior year. Joining the Globetrotters in 1961, he became known as the “Clown Prince of Basketball” for his antics on the court. Ausbie is a member of the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. He is shown here in 1984.

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