Harry Junior “The Horse” Gallatin, born in April 26, 1927 and died on October 7, 2015, Harry was an American professional basketball player and coach.
Harry played nine seasons for the New York Knicks in the NBA from 1948 to 1957, as well as one season with the Detroit Pistons in 1958.
In 1954 Harry led the NBA in rebounding, and was named to the All-NBA First Team.
Harry was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 1955.
For his career, Harry played in seven NBA All-Star Games.
A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, he was also a member of the SIU Edwardsville Athletics Hall of Fame, the Truman State University Athletics Hall of Fame, the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame, the Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame, the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) Hall of Fame, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Hall of Fame, and the SIU Salukis Hall of Fame.
Basketball player Harry Gallatin passed away on October 7, 2015.