- Avalon History Center
Author Lecture with Martin Smith
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M. E. (Martin) Smith is the nonfiction author of “Philadelphia Big 5”, a book that traces the lore and history behind Philadelphia's Big 5, an informal basketball league formed in 1955 that includes five of the area's most prestigious colleges: LaSalle University, Temple University, Saint Joseph's University, Villanova University, and the University of Pennsylvania. A book signing will follow the lecture.