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Here are two pro athletes who have state-of-Oregon ties and were born on April 1

GEOFF PETRIEApril 1, 1948

Geoff Petrie

(age 72)

The 1970-71 co-Rookie of the Year (with Dave Cowens) began his NBA career with the Blazers, who drafted him with the eighth overall pick out of Princeton.

He was born in Springfield, Pennsylvania, and scored 9,732 career NBA points (21.8 per game) as a 6-4 guard.

He later did play-by-play commentary for the Blazers and served as their general manager, then was GM of the Sacramento Kings.

April 1, 1999

Cody Glass

(age 21)

CODY GLASSThe two-time all-Western Hockey League Western Conference center with the Portland Winterhawks was the first draft pick of the NHL Golden Knights.

They selected him No. 6 overall in 2017.

Glass, 6-2 and 180 pounds, hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

This season, Glass played in 39 games, starting five. He had five goals and seven assists.


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