PLAYER PROFILE

EDDIE YOUNGER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Eddie Younger, who stood just a few inches over 5-feet tall in high school, dazzled opponents with his speed and ball-handling skills. Younger, along with teammates Bobby Wanzer and Sonny Woods, led Benjamin Franklin High School to the 1940 New York City High School championship. Younger played at Long Island University for two seasons, serving as captain of the team the second year. Younger turned professional  in 1945 when he joined the famed New York Rens.

 

EDDIE YOUNGER Height: 5:05 Weight: 140 College: Long Island’44
Edward Younger Born: Jan 7,,  1923 Died: Mar 18, 1985 Hometown: New York, NY.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1945-46 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1945-46 New York Rens Indep
1946-47 New York Rens Indep
1947-38 New York Rens Indep
1948-39 Scranton ABL 13 7 12 26 2.0
1948-49 Mohawk  NYSL  22     241    11.o
1949-50 Scranton ABL  34     22      19      63     1.9
 1949-50 New York  Whirls Indep
1950-51 Saratoga ABL  9       5       3       13      1.4
1951-52 Carbondale  ABL  5        4       3       11     2.2
1952-53 Saratoga ABL  5        6        2       14     2.8
POST SEASON ROSTER
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1945-46 New York Rens WBT 2 2 1 1 1.00 5 2.5
1946-47 New York Rens WBT 2 5 5 6 .833 15 7.5
1947-1948 New York Rens WBT 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1948-49 Scranton ABL 6 7 7 21 3.5
1948-49 Mohawk NYSL 3 37 12.3
1949-50 Scranton ABL 6 3 0 6 1.0
Major League Totals 6 7 6      7  .890 20 3.3

 

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