PLAYER PROFILE

BOB CARPENTER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Bob Carpenter led East Texas State to the Lone Star Conference championship in his junior and senior years. In his senior year, he lead the conference in scoring and was named player of the year. In his rookie season in pro basketball, Carpenter was a starter for the Oshkosh All-Stars who captured the National Basketball championship. Carpenter missed four seasons while in the military during World War II. In his first season back, 1945-46, he led the NBL in scoring with with 13.9 points per game and set a new NBL single game record with 40 points. In 1948-49, Carpenter was named player-coach of Hammond in the NBL, but was fired at mid-season and returned to play with Oshkosh.

 

BOB CARPENTER Height: 6:05 Weight: 200 College: East Texas St.’40
Robert Melvin Carpenter Born: Nov 6, 1917 Died: Apr 18, 1997 Hometown: Cumby, Tx.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1940-41 Oshkosh NBL 24 40 41 63 .651 121 5.0
1941-45 Military Service
1945-46 Oshkosh NBL 34 186 101 144 .701 473 13.9
1946-47 Oshkosh NBL 44 199 115 169 .680 513 11.7
1947-48 Oshkosh NBL 60 211 160 213 .751 582 9.7
1948-49 HammondOshkosh NBL 47 160 131 180 .728 451 9.6
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 66 212 190 256 .742 92 614 9.3
1950-51 Fort Wayne-Tri Cities NBA 56 109 105 128 .820 79 323 5.8
Major League Totals 331 1117 843 1153 .731 3077 9.3
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1940-41 Oshkosh NBL 5 15 25 55 11.0
1940-41 Oshkosh WBT 4 13 16 27 .593 42 10.5
1942-43 Oshkosh WBT 3 4 5 7 .714 13 4.3
1944-45 Oshkosh WBT 2 8 1 8 .125 17 8.5
1945-46 Oshkosh NBL 5 18 17 21 .810 53 10.6
1945-46 Oshkosh WBT 6 24 23 33 .697 71 11.8
1946-47 Oshkosh NBL 7 17 7 21 .333 41 5.9
1946-47 Oshkosh WBT 4 8 5 11 .455 21 5.3
1947-48 Oshkosh NBL 4 7 12 14 .857 26 6.5
1948-49 Oshkosh NBL 7 25 30 42 .714 80 11.4
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 4 11 10 14 .714 2 32 8.0
Major League Totals 51 150 151 451 8.8

 

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