PLAYER PROFILE

FRED LEWIS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Fred Lewis starred in basketball at  James Madison High School in Brooklyn. The “Wonder Team” won 37 consecutive games over two seasons and captured  the PSAL Championship in 1939. He played basketball at Long Island University before entering the Marine Corps during World War II. Lewis returned to college basketball at Eastern Kentucky University where he received All-American honors. As a junior, he was the leading college scorer in the nation. Lewis played professional basketball for four seasons before he turned to college coaching. He had successful stints at Southern Mississippi University and Syracuse University while compiling an over-all  college career record of 240-127.

 

FRED LEWIS Height: 6:02 Weight: 195 College: LIU’44/Eastern Kentucky’46
Frederick Bott Lewis Jr. Born: Jan 6, 1921 Died: Dec 27, 1994 Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1945-46 Sheboygan Red Skins Indep
1946-47 Sheboygan NBL 44 230 125 168 .744 585 13.3
1947-48 Birmingham PBLA 18 30 1 61 3.4
1947-48 SheboyganIndianapolis NBL 44 169 101 137 .737 439 10.0
1948-49 IndianapolisBaltimore BAA 61 272 138 181 .762 682 11.2
1949-50 BaltimorePhiladelphia NBA 34 46 25 32 .781 117 3.4
1949-50 Hartford ABL 10 46 29 121 12.1
1950-51 Meridan CSL 21 282 13.4
1951-52 Washington/Middleton ABL 10 34 20 88 8.8
Major League Totals 167 701 365 1767 10.6
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1945-46 Sheboygan WBT 1 2 3 4 .750 7 7.0
1946-47 Sheboygan NBL 5 23 9 15 .600 55 11.0
1946-47 Sheboygan WBT 2 11 3 5 .600 25 12.5
1947-48 Indianapolis NBL 4 18 5 8 .625 41 10.3
1947-48 Indianapolis WBT 1 3 3 4 .750 9 9.0
1948-49 Baltimore BAA 3 15 7 10 .700 37 12.3
1950-51 Meridan CSL 4 18 8 44 11.0
Major League Totals 15 88 35 211 14.1

 

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