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Why did Wilmington’s Meadowlark Lemon choose to wear Harlem Globetrotters jersey number 36?

Chuck Carree


“In speaking with Meadowlark, he states that he asked for that number when he joined the team – no particular reason,’’ according to Cara Lee, director of operations for Meadowlark Lemon Ministries, Inc., and Meadowlark Lemon’s Harlem All Stars.

For more information on the Clown Prince of Basketball, who grew up in Wilmington, she suggested check out www.meadowlarklemon.org.


Who is Meadowlark Lemon?

Has anything local been named in honor of Meadowlark Lemon or Michael Jordan?



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