PLAYER PROFILE

IVAN LOOS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Ivan Loos was a fine  athlete, who for many years played both professional basketball and baseball.  During the first decade of professional basketball,  centers where usually not much taller than other players. Loos, who was a center for much of his career, was just 5’9″. Loos played alongside his younger brother, Billy, for many years.  Loos was a key player on some strong Philadelphia Basketball League teams. His 1905-06 Manayunk squad tied for first place, but lost the playoff for championship. Loos was the center for the 1908  PBL champion Germantown team and was  well on his way to a second consecutive championship with the same team when the PBL  folded midway through 1908-09 season. Loos pitched one inning in one game in 1901 for the Philadelphia Phillies. He retired from professional baseball for  five years and then returned in 1906 and pitched for five more seasons in the minors.

 

IVAN LOOS Height: 5:09 Weight: 180 College: Ursinus (Pa)
Ivan B. Loos Born:  Mar 23, 1878    Died:  Feb 23, 1956 Hometown: Germantown, Pa.
Brother of William Loos
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1899-00 Germantown IBL 2 0 0 0 0.0
1900-01 Germantown Indep
1901-02 Germantown Indep
1902-03 St.John’s PBL 16 20 0 40 2.5
1902-03 Wilmington NBL 8 6 0 12 1.5
1903-04 Northampton WMBL 41 92 16 200 4.9
1903-04 HudsonLowell NEBL 19 23 0 46 2.4
1904-05 Manayunk PBL 4 7 0 14 3.5
1904-05 Lowell NEBL 50 90 0 180 3.6
1905-06 Manayunk PBL 28 58 0 116 4.1
1906-07 Manayunk PBL 9 7 0 14 1.6
1907-08 Germantown PBL 26 61 0 122 4.7
1908-09 South Side CBL 4 5 0 10 2.5
1908-09 Germantown PBL 10 30 0 60 6.0
1909-10 Germantown EBL 16 24 0 48 3.0
1910-11 Voluntarily Retired
1911-12 Camden EBL 29 36 0 15 72 2.5
1912-13 Camden EBL 2 0 0 0 0 0.0
Major League Totals 246 439 16 894 3.6
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1903-04 Lowell NEBL 4 7 0 14 3.5
Major League Totals 4 7 0 14 3.5

 

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