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Russell, Bill (b. 1934)

  • By: Bob Batchelor
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Professional basketball player

Bill Russell is considered by many to be the greatest team athlete of the twentieth century. In thirteen seasons with the legendary Boston Celtics, he led the team to eleven championships, including one stretch of eight straight. Russell was ...

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