PLAYER PROFILE

CHARLIE SHIPP

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Charlie Shipp was a member of four championship teams in his first seven pro basketball seasons. Shipp possessed a fine outside shot, was a gifted playmaker and a tenacious defender. In 1935, Shipp began his professional career with his hometown Indianapolis entry in the Midwest Basketball Conference. The following season, he joined the Akron Goodyears and led them to the Midwest Basketball Conference  championship. The next  season, the Goodyears repeated as champions in the league reorganized as the National Basketball League. In 1939, Shipp signed with the Oshkosh All Stars where he was instrumental in. another pair of consecutive NBL pennants during the 1940- 41 and 41-42 seasons. Oshkosh also won the 1942 Chicago pro tournament. Shipp repeated the same double-championship feat as a member of the 1944-45 Fort Wayne Pistons. Shipp retired during the middle of the 1949-50 season after being released as player-coach of the Waterloo Hawks. He left behind a distinguished fifteen year career. Shipp was named five times as a first-team NBL all-star and twice to the second-team. He played on five league championship teams. Shipp also played on two World Pro Tournament championship teams and was twice honored as an all-star team at the Chicago tournament. Shipp was an assistant coach at Purdue University, under Ray Eddy, from 1952 until 1962.

 

CHARLIE SHIPP Height: 6:01 Weight: 205 College: None
Charles William Shipp Born: Dec 3, 1913 Died:  Mar 21, 1988 Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
aka Charley Shipp REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1933-34 Indinapolis Pros Indep
1934-35 Indianapolis Hilgemeier Packers Indep
1934-35 Indianapolis US Tire Indep
1935-36 Indianapolis US Tire MBC 13 26 16 68 5.2
1936-37 Akron Goodyear MBC 17 55 6 116 6.8
1937-38 Akron Goodyear NBL 16 38 14 90 5.6
1938-39 Akron Goodyear NBL 24 59 24 142 5.9
1939-40 Oshkosh NBL 28 74 26 174 6.2
1940-41 Oshkosh NBL 22 46 21 113 5.1
1941-42 Oshkosh NBL 24 70 38 178 7.4
1942-43 Oshkosh NBL 23 52 36 140 6.1
1943-44 Oshkosh NBL 20 57 36 150 7.5
1944-45 Fort Wayne NBL 30 31 16 78 2.6
1945-46 Fort Wayne NBL 34 42 14 98 2.9
1946-47 Fort WayneAnderson NBL 44 89 58 236 5.4
1947-48 Anderson NBL 55 103 63 269 4.9
1948-49 Waterloo NBL 56 104 59 267 4.8
1949-50 Waterloo NBA 23 35 37 107 4.7
1950-51 Waterloo Rockets Indep
Major League Totals 429 881 464 2226 5.2
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1936-37 Akron Goodyear MBC 4 15 3 33 8.3
1937-38 Akron Goodyear NBL 5 5 7 17 3.4
1939-40 Oshkosh NBL 8 13 12 38 4.8
1939-40 Oshkosh WBT 2 7 3 17 8.5
1940-41 Oshkosh NBL 5 7 6 20 4.0
1940-41 Oshkosh WBT 4 7 2 7 .286 16 4.0
1941-42 Oshkosh NBL 4 5 6 16 4.0
1941-42 Oshkosh WBT 4 6 6 10 .600 18 4.5
1942-43 Oshkosh NBL 2 4 2 10 5.0
1942-43 Oshkosh WBT 3 7 4 7 .571 18 6.0
1943-44 Oshkosh NBL 3 3 7 13 4.3
1943-44 Oshkosh WBT 2 4 1 2 .500 9 4.5
1944-45 Fort Wayne NBL 7 4 5 13 1.9
1944-45 Fort Wayne WBT 3 2 1 1 1.000 5 1.7
1945-46 Fort Wayne NBL 4 0 0 0 0.0
1945-46 Fort Wayne WBT 5 6 2 3 .667 14 2.8
1946-47 Anderson WBT 2 4 1 4 .250 9 4.5
1947-48 Anderson NBL 2 2 3 7 3.5
1947-48 Anderson WBT 3 4 2 2 1.000 10 3.3
Major League Totals 72 105 73 283 3.9
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