PLAYER PROFILE

EDDIE LYNCH

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Eddie “Ace” Lynch  was  a native of Northampton, Massachusetts who served in World War 1 and played professional basketball for two seasons before he entered Catholic University in Washington, D.C. in 1921. “Ace” Lynch was Catholic University’s first great athletic star. During his senior football season (1923), he played fullback, threw passes, punted, returned kicks and was the team’s placekicker. He had a hand in every point scored in the final game of his career, a 26-0 victory over George Washington.  Lynch was the Cardinal’s basketball team’s leading scorer as a junior (174 points) and senior (142). On the baseball diamond, Lynch was  power-hitting outfielder. After college. Lynch went on to play four seasons in the National Football League.  In 1925, his rookie season, he was named first-team All Pro as a member of the Rochester Jeffersons.  He also played professional basketball throughout the late 1920’s with a teams in Detroit.

 

EDDIE LYNCH Height: 6:00 Weight: 190 College: Catholic U.’24
Edward James Lynch Born:  Oct 4, 1896      Died: Aug 24, 1967 Hometown: Northampton, Ma.
 Ace Lynch REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1919-20 Easthampton IL 13 29 0 58 4.5
1920-21 Easthampton IL 1 1 0 2 2.0
1920-21 Northampton All-Collegians Indep
1921-24 Catholic University College
1924-25 Washington Palace-Five Indep
1925-26 Detroit ABL 23 21 22 64 2.8
1926-27 Detroit ABL 1 4 0 8 8.0
1927-29 Detroit Indep
1929-30 Pontiac/Detroit NPBL 14 18 4 40 2.9
Major League Totals 52 73 26 172 3.3
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