The George Goodman Basketball League has been in existence for thirty-six years. The league began in 1975 with the assistance of Mr. Ervin Brady, Mr. Carlton Reed and Mr. Morty Hammonds. The league was first titled the Barry Farms Community Basketball League.
The name was then changed to the Goodman League in the early 1980′s in honor of the late George Goodman. Mr. Goodman was a life long Barry Farms resident and a community leader. The league is extremely popular throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area.
The league attracts hundreds of fans. Six days a week games are played throughout the summer. The league begins in June and runs through August. The games are played at the Barry Farms Dwellings basketball courts located at Firth Sterling ave in South East Washington, D.C.
The league features current and former NBA. players, college players, high school players and participants from various communities and other states. The league is currently headed by Miles Rawls, Commissioner and play-by-play commentator. The league is nick named “The Gates” or “The Farms”.
Miles Rawls – League Commissioner: 240-381-9404
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