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Thrill to the Amazing Harlem Globetrotters when the 75th Anniversary Tour Comes to Frostburg State University
02/19/2001

Thrill to the athletics and antics as the amazing, world-famous Harlem Globetrotters bring their historic 75th Anniversary Tour to Frostburg State University to perform in Bobcat Arena at the Harold J. Cordts Physical Education Center Friday, March 2, beginning at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Since their beginnings in 1926 in Chicago, the Globetrotters have become a part of history, entertaining more than 120 million fans in 115 countries. Experience the excitement as the Magicians of the Hardcourt thrill young and old alike.

Seats for the Globetrotters 75th Anniversary Tour, sponsored by Denny's restaurants, are $15 for adults and teenagers, $10 for children ages 12 and younger and $10 for FSU students with ID. Tickets are available at The Book Center in downtown Cumberland and Main Street Books in Frostburg. If available, tickets also will be sold at the door. For more information, call the FSU Office of Conferences and Events at (301) 687-4020.

"Fans won't want to miss the amazing 75th Anniversary Tour, which features the Globetrotters' unique brand of great competitive basketball, awesome athletic exhibitions and fun comedy," says Mannie Jackson, Globetrotters owner and chairman, himself a former Globetrotter.

Expert comedy showmen, amazing slam-dunk and ball-handling exhibitions, high-tech special effects and much more are all part of the fun during the Globetrotters' two-hour extravaganza. And the kids will want to come see team mascot Globie, known as the ambassador of fun for children around the globe.

Experience 75 years of amazing thrills and awesome athletics as Globetrotters like Guinness world record holder Michael "Wild Thing" Wilson, showmen Matt "Showbiz" Jackson and Paul "Showtime" Gaffney, dribbling sensation Curley "Boo" Johnson and many more entertain children, youth, adults and seniors as only the Harlem Globetrotters can. They're known around the globe as one of the world's most affordable, exciting and fun sports entertainment experiences. They're the most recognized and popular sports team in the world.

Fans will also have the special opportunity to meet and greet their favorite superstar player during a post-game, courtside autograph-signing ceremony. And you can purchase official Harlem Globetrotter 75th Anniversary merchandise at each game.

For updates on the team and your favorite Globetrotters and to purchase the latest Globetrotter gear, visit the official Web site at http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589
E-mail: news@frostburg.edu