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Jack Ramsay

AKA John Travilla Ramsay

Born: 21-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 28-Apr-2014
Location of death: Naples, FL
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Longtime NBA Coach

Father: Jack Ramsay
Mother: Anne
Wife: Jean (three daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Susan
Son: John
Daughter: Sharon (m. Jim O'Brien)
Son: Christopher
Daughter: Carolyn

    High School: Upper Darby High School, Upper Darby, PA (1942)
    University: Saint Joseph's College Philadelphia (1949)
    University: MA, University of Pennsylvania (1952)
    University: PhD, University of Pennsylvania (1963)
    Coach: Head Coach, Saint Joseph's College Philadelphia (1955-66)

    Oregon Sports Hall of Fame 1992
    Basketball Hall of Fame 1992

    Indiana Pacers Head Coach (1986-88)
    Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach (1976-86)
    Buffalo Braves Head Coach (1972-76)
    Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach (1968-72)
    Philadelphia 76ers General Manager (1966-68)

Author of books:
Pressure Basketball (1963)
The Coach's Art (1978, with John Strawn)
Coaching For Performance Improvement (2004, with Jim Lynch)
Dr. Jack's Leadership Lessons Learned From a Lifetime in Basketball (2004)

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