Hal Uplinger

Basketball Player

1929 – 2011

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Who was Hal Uplinger?

Harold F. "Hal" Uplinger was an American professional basketball player and television producer.

A 6'4" guard from Long Island University, Uplinger spent the 1953-54 NBA season with the Baltimore Bullets, scoring 86 points in 23 games.

He worked for CBS in Los Angeles and New York as the production manager at KCBS, then as sports producer for the CBS Television Network. He produced the American side of Live Aid and was responsible for the international distribution of the 16 hour broadcast to 155 countries and raised $127 million for the Band Aid Trust. Hal Uplinger produced many world wide TV broadcasts mainly using top musical talent promoting humanitarian themes.

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Born
Sep 30, 1929
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Long Island University
Died
Feb 1, 2011

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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