Other athletes who have had commemorative stamps issued include: Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, Red Grange, Joe Louis, both Babes (Zaharias and Ruth), Arthur Ashe and Jack Dempsey.
Chamberlain was the first (and only) NBA player to score 100 points in a game . . . The first to go over 3,000 points in a season . . . And, the first (and only player) to pull down more than 2,000 rebounds in a season.
If he gets a stamp, it'll mark one final "first" for the big guy.
He'll be the first NBA player to ever receive such an honor.
An official announcement from the U.S. Postal Service is expected later this year.
Dats a shame
Early yesterday, a story circulated that Downington East wide receiver Harris turned down a scholarship to Michigan State to pursue a career in rap music.
Then came another story that said it was the other around.
A source told Philly.com that the highly recruited star had a scholarship rescinded by the school after he posted nine questionable rap videos on YouTube.
The 18-year-old Harris, who scored 13 touchdowns last season, performs under the name Jay DatBull. He uses explicit profanity in the videos. In one, titled, "DatBull 4 Life," he appears to be smoking marijuana.
One thing is clear: Harris will miss out on an education, choosing instead to follow a path that is more rhyme than reason.