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On this day: Boston’s Saul Mariaschin born, Bevo Nordmann passes, C’s react to Blake shooting

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Mariaschin played his college ball at Syracuse and Harvard University, the latter of which he also played baseball at as a teammate of future United States President George H.W. Bush.

He helped drive the Crimson to a 19-1 record and their sole NCAA Tournament appearance until the 2011-12 season with Jeremy Lin. Mariaschin averaged 7.7 points and 1.4 assists per game. Co/HCgA2h2Mw1

– Harvard Alumni Association April 29, 2013

It is also the date of Celtics Jaylen Brown and Bill Russell weighing in on the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a black Minnesota resident killed by police soon after the George Floyd killing that sparked nationwide protests. Co/Q6cipGCdrY

– TheBillRussell August 24, 2020

Finally, it is also the date former Boston big man Robert William “Bevo” Nordmann, who died today in 2015.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1939, Nordmann played collegiately with his hometown school St. Louis before being drafted by the Cincinnati Royals.

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