PLAYER PROFILE

HOWIE SCHULTZ

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Howie Schultz graduated from Central High School in St. Paul, Minnesota and attended Hamline University in the same city. During his sophomore year, Hamline won the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball (NAIB) championship. While still in college, Schultz started to play minor league professional baseball. Schultz left school in the spring of 1943 to devote full time to baseball. He made his major league debut in August of 1943 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Schultz played major league baseball for six seasons (1943 -1948). Schultz started playing professional basketball in 1946 with the Anderson Packers of the National Basketball League. Schultz was player-coach of the 49-50 Packers until he was traded at midseason to the Fort Wayne Pistons. Schultz won two National Basketball Association championships in the early fifties as a member of the Minneapolis Lakers. In the mid-sixties, he was basketball coach at Hamline University.

 

 

HOWIE SCHULTZ Height: 6:08 Weight: 220 College: Hamline’43
Howard Henry Schultz Born: Jul 3, 1922 Died:   Oct 30, 2009 Hometown: St.Paul, Mn.
Played Major League Baseball REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1946-47 Anderson NBL 41 155 147 213 .690 457 11.1
1947-48 Anderson NBL 60 213 179 258 .694 605 10.1
1948-49 Anderson NBL 64 176 186 256 .727 538 8.4
1949-50 AndersonFt.Wayne BAA 67 179 196 282 .695 169 554 8.3
1950-51 St.Paul NPBL 20 58 60 76 .789 176 8.8
1951-52 Minneapolis NBA 66 89 90 119 .756 102 268 4.1
1952-53 Minneapolis NBA 40 24 43 62 .694 29 91 2.3
Major League Totals 358 894 901 1266 .712 2689 7.5
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1947-48 Anderson NBL 6 23 9 18 .500 55 9.2
1947-48 Anderson WBT 3 8 10 13 .769 26 8.7
1948-49 Anderson NBL 7 13 38 52 .731 64 9.1
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 4 15 13 17 .765 4 43 10.8
1951-52 Minneapolis NBA 12 6 6 10 .600 5 18 1.5
Major League Totals 32 65 76 110 .691 206 6.4
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