PLAYER PROFILE

DON GRATE

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Don Grate was a two-sport star at Ohio State University, lettering in both baseball and basketball in 1944 and 1945 and earned All-American honors for basketball as a senior. Grate briefly played professional basketball and had a  a long successful minor league baseball career, playing for 13 seasons (1945–1957).  Grate also appeared in ten games over two seasons as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and posted a 1-1 record.

 

DON GRATE Height: 6:02 Weight: 185 College: Ohio State’45
Donald Jeffrey Grate Born: Aug 27, 1923  Died: Nov 22, 2014 Hometown: Greenfield, Oh.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1945-46 Columbus All Stars Indep
1945-46 Ohio DNO Indep
1947-48 Indianapolis NBL 11 14 3 6 .500 31 2.8
1949-50 Sheboygan NBA 2 1 2 2 1,000 3 4 2.0
Major League Totals 13 15 5 8 .625 35 2.7
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