PLAYER PROFILE

HANK WILLIAMS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Hank Williams was a school boy star in Buffalo , New York. During the 1935-36 season,  he was the starting center for his hometown team in the Midwest Basketball Conference. Williams was just the third  black player to appear in a professional basketball league. It had been thirty years since the first black player, Bucky Lew, had played his final season in the New England Basketball League and ten years since Howard Ross had played in the Central Basketball League.

 

HANK WILLIAMS Height: 6:04 Weight: 210 College: None
Henry Williams Born: 1913 Died: Hometown: Buffalo, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1934-35 Buffalo Colored Bisons Indep
1935-36 Buffalo MBC 15 30 23 83 5.5
1936-37 Buffalo Bisons Indep
Major League Totals    15     30    23      83     5.5

 

 

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