HARVEY O'PHELAN

Game 212 | September 21, 1972 | Dr. Harvey O'Phelan
A long-time member of Twin Cities Dunkers before his death in 2007, Dr. O'Phelan was an internationally known pioneer in sports medicine. He served as team physician to the Minnesota Twins, University of Minnesota and numerous U.S. Olympic teams. His patients included Harmon Killebrew, Kirby Puckett and Kent Hrbek. When Gopher basketball star Lou Hudson broke his right hand, it was Dr. O'Phelan who developed the cast that would allow Hudson to continue his All-American season.


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