PLAYER PROFILE

JERRY STEINER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Jerry Steiner  played basketball for four years at Berne High School in Indiana. He was chosen an All-State performer in his junior year.  Steiner was a three-year starter at Butler University. He led the team to  three straight Indiana Collegiate Conference championships. He was chosen an  All-American in his senior year. He graduated as Butler’s all-time leading scorer.  After  service in World War II, Steiner played for the 1945-46 season with Indianapolis in the National Basketball League.  The following season, Steiner split his time between  teaching,  coaching and part-time play for the Fort Wayne Pistons. Steiner retired from pro basketball after the season to devote full time to education. Steiner  was a teacher and coach at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis for 32 years.

 

JERRY STEINER Height: 5:07 Weight: 160 College: Butler’40
Jerome Clifford Steiner Born:  Jan 17, 1918 Died:  Feb 1, 2012 Hometown: Berne, In.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1940-41 Indianapolis Indep
1945-46 Indianapolis NBL 30 106 58 94 .617 270 9.0
1946-47 Fort Wayne NBL 16 12 5 9 .556 29 1.8
Major League Totals 46 118 63 103 .612 299 6.5
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1946-47 Fort Wayne NBL 4 1 1 4 .250 3 0.8
Major League Totals 4 1 1 4 .250 3 0.8
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