PLAYER PROFILE

FRITZ KNOTHE

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Fritz Knothe played for Passaic (New Jersey) High School’s historic “Wonder Team” during their 159-game winning streak that lasted from 1919 to 1925. Knothe played in only a handful of pro basketball games, but had a ten year career in professional baseball, including two seasons in the majors. After his baseball career, he worked for the city of Passaic as a police officer, director of the Junior Safety Patrol, and head of the Police Athletic League

 

FRITZ KNOTHE Height: 5:10 Weight: 180 College: Pennsylvania’24
Wilfred Edgar Knothe Born:  May 1, 1903 Died: Mar 22, 1963 Hometown: Passaic, NJ
Played Major League Baseball REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1924-25 Indep
1925-26 Passaic MBL 5 7 2 16 3.2
1926-27 Kingston MBL 1 1 0 2 2.0
1926-27 Baltimore ABL 1 0 1 1 1.0
1927-28 Kingston MBL 6 10 4 24 4.0
1927-28 Rochester ABL 17 9 9 27 1.6
Major League Totals 30 27 16 70 2.3

 

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