Abe Pollin was a giant in the sports world, but he also was a civic leader and a generous philanthropist whose visionary Verizon Center helped revitalize the east side of Washington, D.C.’s downtown,” said Senator Cardin. “Abe was a gentleman who believed in sportsmanship and in honor on and off the court. He was a true friend who never hesitated to give advice and counsel.
November 24, 2009
STATEMENT BY U.S. SENATOR BENJAMIN L. CARDIN ON DEATH OF ABE POLLIN