Mike Grosso - Center 6' 8" - All County 1st Team
Was Voted All-State in 1965. He would go onto to play in the ABA.
The Grosso family lived at
33 Anderson St. in Raritan

Today Mike Grosso lives
in Louisville Kentucky
with his wife
Coach Joe Fisher said "Grosso was the intimidator. He controlled the games and the rebounds. He lifted everyone else on the team. he was fearless"
Mike Grosso recalls that the 1965 season was a fun ride.
He remembers that as the team kept winning in the playoffs that the excitement level in Bridgewater / Raritan kept rising.
Today Mike says "God bless the community as they were all behind us."
He especially is grateful for how the local residents traveled to the semifinal game at Camden to cheer them on.
The local papers followed Mike's journey in 1965. Mike Grosso played college basketball at Louisville
Today he is a member of The Louisville Hall of Fame
Note the knee brace that he is wearing. A knee injury would cut his pro career short.
Mike's mother Maggie Grosso was Raritan's 1st Librarian
She held that position for 25 years. Today a garden at the library is dedicated to her.