In 1956, the Celtics made one of the best decisions in franchise history when they drafted Tommy Heinsohn out of Holy Cross. Heinsohn solidified an iconic career with the Celtics, which spanned six decades of loyal service as a player, coach and TV commentator. Check out some highlights of “Mr. Celtic” and his Boston teams during the 1950s, including the franchise’s first NBA World Championship title in 1957.
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