PLAYER PROFILE

BRICKTOP WRIGHT

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Walter “Bricktop” Wright” was a star athlete at New York’s Textile High School. Directly out of high school, Wright began playing basketball with one of the cities’ top independent teams,  the New York Collegians. Wright attended Lincoln College  in Pennsylvania for three years. Wright’s basketball career stretched out over two decades and included  time with elite black teams such at the New York Rens, Washington Bears and the New York Harlem Yankees.

 

BRICKTOP WRIGHT Height: 5:10 Weight: 185 College: Lincoln(Pa)’34
Walter Wright Born: Nov 20, 1908 Died: Aug 4, 1972 Hometown: New York, NY
Played Negro League Baseball REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1927-28 New York Ritz Klub Indep
1927-28 New York Collegians Indep
1928-29 New York Collegians Indep
1929-30 New York Collegians Indep
1930-31 Lincoln (Pa) College
1931-32 Lincoln (Pa) College
1932-33 New York Lido Gems Indep
1933-34 Lincoln (Pa) College
1934-35 New York Alphas Indep
1936-37 New York Alphas Indep
1937-38 New York Alphas Indep
1938-39 New York Alphas Indep
1938-39 All Collegian Big Five Indep
1938-39 Harlem Yankees Indep
1939-40 Harlem Yankees Indep
1940-41 Washington Bruins Indep 2 5 2 12 6.0
1941-45 US Army Air Corp. Military Service
1941-42 New York Harlem Yankees Indep 17 23 2 48 2.8
1941-42 Washington Bears Indep
1942-43 New York Rens Indep
1942-43 Washington Bears Indep 2 9 3 21 10.5
1943-44 Washington Bears Indep
1944-45 New York Rens Indep
1945-46 Brooklyn Brown Bombers Indep
1946-47 Washington Bears Indep
1946-47 Bayone NY-NJBL 8 7 6 20 2.5
1947-48 New York Harlem Yankees Indep
1948-49 New York Harlem Yankees Indep
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1944-45 New York Rens WBT 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Major League Totals 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
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