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Laker Elgin Baylor tries to drive under the big Warriors Sunday night
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Valley Times Photo Collection;
Martin, Bob
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, located at 3939 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on July 4, 1959 by then Vice President Richard M. Nixon and was designed by Welton Becket; general contractor was L.E. Dixon Company. The last event at the arena was a Bruce Springsteen concert. The arena was closed on March 19, 2016 and demolished to make room for a new soccer stadium.
Photograph caption dated January 27, 1964 reads "Tall Wilt Chamberlain (13) and Wayne Hightower (55) watch slipping Elg in 108-96 Laker win." The game was held at the Sports Arena.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Baylor, Elgin
Chamberlain, Wilt,--1936-1999
Hightower, Wayne
Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team)
San Francisco Warriors (Basketball team)
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Basketball players
Lost architecture
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Time Period

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