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Akron Wingfoots

The Akron Wingfoots are one of the oldest basketball teams in the United States. They were founded in 1918 by the workers at the Goodyear Tire Company in Akron, Ohio. The teams, while giving workers recreation, also helped to promote one of the first canvas/rubber based shoes made specifically for athletics, the wingfoot.

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Akron Wingfoots
... The Akron Wingfoots are one of the oldest basketball teams in the United States ... in 1918 by the workers at the Goodyear Tire Company in Akron, Ohio ... based shoes made specifically for athletics, the wingfoot ...
1968 Intercontinental Cup (basketball) - Final Round
... Semifinals January 4 Final January 6 Real Madrid 93 Simmenthal Milano 84 Akron Wingfoots 105 Real Madrid 73 Third place January 6 Akron Wingfoots 84 Simmenthal Milano 82 Botafogo FR 52 Botafogo ...