PLAYER PROFILE

FRANK GARCIA

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Frank Garcia was a baseball and basketball star at South High School in Akron, Ohio. Garcia was a fixture on the Akron sports scene for the next two decades as the star of independent basketball and baseball teams.  In 1945, Garcia was named the outstanding player in the National Baseball Federation Tournament. In 1948, Garcia led an Akron squad to the finals of of the World Series of the American Baseball Congress. Garcia briefly played  minor league professional baseball , but his career was stalled by injuries. Garcia played professional basketball for three seasons with Cleveland in the National Basketball League. In 1956, Garcia suffered a brain hemorrhage and passed away at the age of 36.

 

FRANK GARCIA Height: 6:00 Weight: 175 College: None
Frank S. Garcia Born: Jul 22, 1917       Died:  Dec 7, 1998 Hometown: Akron, Oh.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 Akron O’Neills AAU
1938-39 Akron Seiberlings Indep
1939-40 Akron Seiberlings Indep
1940-41 Akron Seiberlings Indep
1941-42 Akron Steinbergers Indep
1942-43 Akron Shulans Indep
1943-44 Akron Steinbergers Indep
1943-44 Cleveland NBL 7 8 7 9 .778 23 3.3
1944-45 Cleveland NBL 25 16 8 18 .444 40 1.6
1945-46 Cleveland NBL 7 7 1 15 2.1
1945-46 Akron Goodrich Indep
1946-47 Akron Borden Autos Indep
1947-48 Akron Borden Autos Indep
Major League Totals 39 31 16 78 2.0
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1943-44 Cleveland NBL 2 2 0 4 2.0
1943-44 Cleveland WBT 2 3 0 1 .000 6 3.0
1944-45 Cleveland NBL 2 0 0 0 0.0
1944-45 Cleveland WBT 1 0 1 3 .333 1 1.0
Major League Totals 7 5 1 11 1.6

 

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