Sent 2 custom card and he signed both including one on the back. Martin Slater like a true HOF added 3 FDC.
PROFILE OF MARTIN SLATER
Martin was one of the NBA's best defensive players in the 1950s while playing for the George Mikan-led Minneapolis Lakers that won four NBA championships between 1950 and 1954. In 1956 he joined Bob Pettit's St. Louis Hawks and won another NBA title in 1958.
Martin is an alumnus of Jefferson Davis High School in Houston, where he led his school to two state basketball championships in 1942 and 1943.He is also a graduate of University of Texas at Austin, where he set a record in 1949 for putting up 49 points playing for the Texas Longhorns against the opposing Texas Christian University team. Throughout his career with the Longhorns, Martin averaged 12.7 points per game. His former high school now holds an annual funder raiser in his name, the "Slater Martin Golf Tournament", which successfully raises tens of thousands of dollars each year as an aid to high school student clubs and sports teams.
Martin was the head coach of the Houston Mavericks of the American Basketball Association in the 1967-68 season and in part of the 1968-1969 season. He led the Mavericks to the 1968 ABA Playoffs.
Martin was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on May 3, 1982 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is so far the only Longhorn to accomplish the feat. His jersey number 15 was retired by the University of Texas on January 31, 2009, making him only the second Longhorn basketball player to receive this honor.