Toyota’s Demise came on Valentine’s Day

Ramon Fernandez eyes the basket as Toyota mate Sonny Jaworski watches action.
February 12, 2022

It was to be an enchanting Lovers Day get-together. Ouch, it was not to be. There were no lollipops and roses on Valentine’s Day of 1984 for players and team staff of the Toyota Super Corollas (Tamaraws) who were told of the shocking news of the disbandment of the Delta Motors franchise in the PBA after a nine-year stay in the pro league during a team gathering for what was supposed to be a happy occasion for all.


The only PBA centers who led the league in assists in a season

Ramon Fernandez nearly averaged a triple-double with Beer Hausen during the 1984 PBA season.
September 25, 2021

In PBA history, only on three occasions has a center topped the league in total assists. Twice it was the elegant “El Presidente” Ramon Fernandez who turned in the trick, firstly accomplishing the feat with the Toyota Tamaraws in 1982 with 346 assists in 67 assignments for a 5.2 average then with Beer Hausen two years later with 635 dimes in 64 appearances for a league-record 9.9 average