PLAYER PROFILE

GEORGE SOBEK

STATISTICS & HISTORY

George Sobek led Hammond High School to the Indiana state basketball finals in 1938.All-State. He was a standout during his three varsity years at Notre Dame and was  named an All-American as a senior in 1942. During World War II, Sobek  played for the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, the best service team in the country.  After the war, he played for three seasons in the National Basketball league. He was a top-ten scorer for Toledo in 1946-47 and was player-coach of  Hammond during the second half of the 1948-49 season.  Soble also played minor league professional baseball for three seasons and later managed teams in the minors for another six years. He was a scout for the Chicago White Sox for 34 years.

 

GEORGE SOBEK Height: 6:00 Weight: 180 College: Notre Dame’42
George E. Sobek Born: Feb 10, 1920 Died: Apr 9, 1990 Hometown: Hammond, Ind.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1945-46 Indianapolis NBL 1 2 1 5 5.0
1946-47 Toledo NBL 42 186 179 248 .722 551 13.1
1947-48 Toledo NBL 48 118 124 170 .729 360 7.5
1948-49 Hammond NBL 57 143 232 322 .720 518 9.1
1949-50 Sheboygan NBA 60 95 156 205 .761 95 346 5.8
1950-51 Toledo Mercuries Indep
1951-52 Chicago Majors Indep
Major League Totals 208 544 692 1780 8.6
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1945-46 Indianapolis WBT 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0
1946-47 Toledo NBL 5 14 19 26 .731 47 9.4
1946-47 Toledo WBT 4 16 23 33 .697 55 13.8
1948-49 Hammond NBL 2 4 1 1 1.000 9 4.5
1949-50 Sheboygan NBA 3 10 12 16 .750 3 32 10.7
Major League Totals 15 44 56 144 9.6
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