Ramon Campos, Jr., Filipino basketball player, Died at 92


Ramón “Ramoncito” F. Campos Jr. was born January 31, 1925, in Iloilo City and died on May 29, 2017.

He was a Filipino basketball player.

Campos competed in the 1948, 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics.

He started to play basketball at the age of 15.

During 1941, Campos was a member of the junior team of De La Salle College in the NCAA.

He went to the University of Santo Tomas and played for the Goldies in the UAAP in 1946 and led the team to the varsity championship and in the National Open.

He had his personal best of 52 points, which he scored when he was playing for the famed Sampaguita Pictures quintet made up of only eight players.

Compos colorful career on the hardcourt also includes seven years with the YCO Painters during the 1950s.

He retired from major competition in 1958.

Ramon Campos, Jr. passed away at 92 years old.