Victor Holt

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Victor Holt
Center
Personal information
Born May 8, 1908
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died April 22, 1988 (aged 79)
Palm Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Career information
High school Oklahoma City
(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
College Oklahoma (1925–1928)
Career highlights and awards

Victor Holt, Jr. (May 8, 1908 – April 22, 1988) was an American college basketball standout at Oklahoma in the late 1920s. He was an All-American and the Helms National Player of the Year in 1928. Holt was the University of Oklahoma's first national player of the year in men's basketball.

After college he played basketball in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) for Cook's Painter Boys, located in Kansas City, Missouri. With them he won two national championships in 1928 and 1929. Holt also played in the National Basketball League.

After basketball he worked for Goodyear Tire Company and ultimately became its 10th president.

References[edit]

  1. "Helms Foundation Player of the Year Winners". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010. 
  2. Frost, Edgar L. (January 2, 2010). "Tucker made most of athletic ability". The Winfield Daily Courier. Retrieved December 8, 2010. 
  3. "Victor Holt Jr., Former Goodyear President, Dies". Palm Beach Daily News. April 19, 1988. Retrieved December 8, 2010.