The Basketball Team with Two Popes, Two Comedians, and Two Statesmen

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The Harlem Globetrotters have accomplished much in the nearly-100 years since their founding. In addition to playing more than 26,000 exhibition games in 123 countries and territories, the team has also acquired a pretty impressive roster of distinguished players, including honorary members Bob Hope, Nelson Mandela, Pope John Paul II, Pope Francis, Henry Kissinger, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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