PLAYER PROFILE

DAVE BASS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Dave Bass was a basketball and football star at James Monroe High School in the Bronx, New York City.Bass briefly was  a member of the basketball teams at St.John’s University in Brooklyn and City College of New York, before been barred from both schools because he was smultaneously playing professional basketball. In and around New York City, Bass was not particularly unique in his pursuit of earning money on the side playing professional basketball while playing for a  college team, he was  just unfortuante to be caught. Bass continued to play pro basketball throughout the 1930’s, mainly in a backup role. He was in demand more for his hustle and toughness than his skills. Late in the 1937-1938 season while serving as a reserve on the Kingston team in the American Basketball League, Bass was chosen to replace Hall of Famer Pop Morganweck as coach of the team when Morganweck beame ill.

 

DAVE BASS Height: 6:01 Weight: 200 College: St.John’s(NY) / CCNY
David Bass Born: Jun 21, 1911 Died: Dec 13, 1996 Hometown: New York, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1930-31 New York Bank of United States Indep
1930-31 Long Island Center Big Five Indep
1931-32 Brooklyn Jewels MBL 2 1 0 2 1.0
1931-32 ew York Original Celtics Indep
1931-32 Yonkers Chippewas Indep
1932-33 Brooklyn AmericansBrooklyn Jewels MBL 37 37 10 84 2.3
1932-33 New York Jewels Indep
1932-33 Yoinkers Chippewas Indep
1933-34 NewarkNew Britain ABL 26 45 37 127 4.9
1934-35 New Britain JackawaysNew Britain Mules ABL 33 35 25 95 2.9
1935-36 Paterson/Trenton/Passaic ABL 34 27 36 90 2.6
1935-36 Freeland PSL 1 4 3 11 11.0
1936-37 New York Celtics ABL 20 18 36 72 3.6
1936-37 New York Jewels Indep
1937-38 New York YankeesKingston ABL 6 7 5 19 3.2
1937-38 New York Kate Smith Celtics Indep
1938-39 Kingston ABL DNP – Injuried
1939-40 Troy ABL 7 5 4 14 2.0
1941-42 Hartford CSL 1 0 1 1 1.0 #
Major League Totals 165 175 153 503 3.0
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1932-33 Brooklyn Jewels MBL 1 0 0 0 0.0
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