Commissioner James J. Holmes is requesting former members of the Jets to contact him asap. He is in the process of establishing a directory of members of the Jets. This will be very helpful in contracting all surviving Jets.
The Jets was an awesome young adult basketball team that represented the Frank Callen Boys Club and Savannah exceptionally well. They were also known as the 49’s Jets. Information is needed on the current address and phone numbers for the following Jets: Natrine Benjamin, Royston, Arnold Cole, Eugene Curtis, Issac Denmark, Soloman Gadson, “Gator” from the Tatemville area, Willie James Holmes, Lucious Levette, John Manker, Walter McDougle, James Moultrie, “Riley” from Tatemville area, Calvin Roberts, Robert Spaulding, Daniel Taylor, Sam Thompson, Clarence Washington, from the Bluffton, S.C. area and Noel “Snuffy” Wright.
Jets residing in Savannah are asked to contact Commissioner (Coach) Holmes. If you know personally of any Jets not residing in Savannah you are urged to contact Holmes and share this information with him. Plans are being made for a Fly-In Reunion during the Fall. You will learn more as plans are developed.
Commissioner (Coach) Holmes can be reached at 912-238-3796. You may also contact Joe Murray Rivers at 912-234- 5969, Eugene Johnson at 912-355-6421 and Walter B. Simmons at 912-236-7496. You assistance and cooperation is urgently requested.