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1973 – Carl Lorello

1973 Eastern Athletic Association of the Deaf, Inc. (EAAD) – Hall of Fame
1976 American Athletic Association of the Deaf, Inc. (AAAD) – Hall of Fame

NYC Golden Tornado Athletic Club (1949-1958)
1973 – Carl Lorello

Carl “The Human Machine Gun” Lorello was every coach's dream player who is considered a greatest basketball player of all-time in Greater New York City and was one of the most talked about players in deaf circles over the country.   A husky six-foot forward´s astonishing strength of accurate shooting, deadly
lay-up and master generalship built Golden Tornado Club a powerhouse quintet in the East and National cagests.   Since Carl jointed GTAC in 1949.   GTAC won three out of four EAAD finals.   He was placed on the EAAD all-star team eight consecutive years and was the most valuable player in 1952.   The AAAD at Houston in 1952, Carl received four honorable trophies: All-star, Most Valuable Player, foul shooting leader and leading scorer as his GTAC was the runner-up in which he held AAAD record for most points scored in the championship game with 36 for fourteen years before it was broken.   At the 1954 AAAD in Kansas City, he was selected to the national team
all-stars.   In 1956, his GTAC team won the national crown in Cleveland as they upset the fabled Little Rock Silents 91 to 90.   He again was named as an all-star.

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