STATISTICS & HISTORY
As a high school basketball player, Bob Gerber was taller than everyone, but had limited skills. He did did not earn a varsity letter until his senior year at Akron South High School. During his college years at the University of Toledo, he developed an unstoppable hook shot that earned him All-American honors in 1941 and 1942. As a senior, he became the all-time collegiate scoring leader for the state of Ohio and broke the national college single-season scoring record with 532 points. Following the close of his college career, Gerber played one game for Toledo in the National Basketball League before joining the Army during World War II. Gerber returned to the NBL in 1945 and had consecutive productive seasons with Indianapolis and Toledo. The following season his performance dipped and his pro basketball career was over after just three seasons.
|Robert E. Gerber||Born:||Aug 1, 1916||Died: Feb 13, 2002||Hometown:||Akron, Oh|
|REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|19 42-43||Detroit Eagles||Indep|
|Major League Totals||93||250||135||635||6.8|
|Major League Totals||9||30||17||77||8.6|