|Birthname||Thomas Alva Stith|
|born on||21 January 1939|
|Place||Emporia, Virginia, 36n41, 77w33|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
American athlete, a pro basketball player. He was All-American at his college and brought positive attention to his alma mater, St. Bonaventure University. His performance made him number three in the country among college basketball players in his senior year and he was drafted in March 1961 by the New York Knicks. However, his physical exam revealed that he had tuberculosis and he was sent to a sanitorium to recover. He played for one season with the Knicks after his recovery, 1962-63. He then entered the corporate life, working his way up through the ranks at Cablevision and Shell Oil.
He died from cancer on June 13, 2010.
- sibling relationship with Stith, Sam (born 22 July 1937)
- Health : Medical diagnosis 1961 (Tuberculosis)
- Work : New Career 1962 (One season of pro basketball)
Dr. J. Lee Lehman quotes a sport almanac for date; time unknown; place taken from obituary
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
- Vocation : Sports : Basketball