PLAYER PROFILE

ERNIE ANDRES

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Ernie Andres was one of the most talented athletes in the history of Indiana University. He starred in both basketball and baseball and twice won the Balfour Award as the school’s top athlete,. In 1939, he was named a basketball All-American. Andres played professional baseball and basketball  from 1939 until 1948. He missed four seasons (1942–1945) while serving in the Navy during World War II. Andres spent his entire pro basketball career with the Indianapolis Kautskys. In his rookie season, he led the team in  scoring with 10.8 points per game and was named to the All-NBL second team. Most of his baseball career was spent in the high minors except for 15 games  for the Boston Red Sox in 1946. Andres was the head baseball coach at Indiana University from 1948 until 1973.

 

ERNIE ANDRES Height: 6:02 Weight: 195 College: Indiana’39
Ernest Henry Andres Jr. Born: Jan 11, 1918 Died:  Sep 19, 2008 Hometown: Jeffersonville, Ind.
Junie Andres REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Indianapolis NBL 27 130 32 57 .561 292 10.8
1940-41 Indianapolis Kautskys Indep
1941-45 Military Service
1945-46 Indianapolis NBL 3 20 8 48 16.0
1946-47 Indianapolis NBL 44 140 66 88 .750 346 7.9
1947-48 Indianapolis NBL 47 106 47 75 .627 259 5.5
Major League Totals 74 290 106 686 9.3
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1946-47 Indianapolis NBL 5 14 5 6 .833 33 6.6
1946-47 Indianapolis WBT 3 11 7 9 .778 29 9.7
1947-48 Indianapolis NBL 4 1 3 3 1.000 5 1.3
Major League Totals 12 26 15 67 5.6
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