|Born||May 8, 1908
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Died||April 22, 1988 (aged 79)
Palm Beach, Florida
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|High school||Oklahoma City
(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
|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 basketball he worked for Goodyear Tire Company, ultimately became its 10th president, and also became an auto racing enthusiast & co-owner. He also is notable for having suggested the name of the famous auto-racing empire Dan Gurney's All American Racers, in which he was a partner/co-owner.
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- "Victor Holt Jr., Former Goodyear President, Dies". Palm Beach Daily News. April 19, 1988. Retrieved December 8, 2010.