Bill Bradley
Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley

Hi i am Bill Bradley. I am famous for being a basketball player and a U.S senator. I grew up in Crystal City, MO. I was 45 miles away from St. Louis. I started playing basketball when I was 9. My dad’s name was Warren and my mom’s name is Susan. My dad was a banker and my mom was a teacher. I was a straight A student and had 75 scholarships. I went to college at Princeton where I was a star basketball player.  I was 6’5”.  I averaged 16.1 points per game. I had set 2 records in the NCAA one was made the most shots in a game and had 58 points in a game. I went to the NCAA final four 3 times. I was in the Air Force and finished my education before I joined the New York Knicks. I won 2 championships with them, one in 1970 and one in 1973.  My nickname was Dollar Bill. After basketball I became a politician. I am a Democrat and was elected to the Senate and served as a Senator for 18 years. I even ran for President once.  I am now 73 years old and spend my time writing books and helping others.

by Levi T.

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