1) OPENING TAP
I weighed eleven pounds and twelve ounces when I was born. At my birth was the first time of many that I made the newspaper. The Jersey Journal
had an article about me being the biggest baby born in Jersey City that year.
My size was no surprise to anyone in my family. My moms is about five-eleven. My dad was about six feet three and a half. I have a cousin, Calvin Tillman, who played at Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey, played pro ball overseas, and got a tryout with the Detroit Pistons. He was six-nine and skinny. My grandfather was seven feet two inches, like me. All of my uncles and cousins...