PLAYER PROFILE

JOE FABEL

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Joe Fabel was a three-sport star at East Pittsburgh High School and  then attended the University of Pittsburgh for one year. Fabel was a longtime fixture in Eastern Pennsylvania independent pro basketball. After World War II service as a bomber pilot, Fabel played one season in the Basketball Association of America for the Pittsburgh Ironmen.

 

JOE FABEL Height: 6:01 Weight: 190 College: Pittsburgh’37
Joseph Fabel Born: Sep 4, 1913 Died:   Jan 31, 1967 Hometown:  Pittsburgh, Pa.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1937-38 Pittsburgh College
1937-38 Wilmerding Westinghouse Airbrakes Indep
1938-39 Pittsburgh NBL 1 3 0 6 6.0
1938-39 Pittsburgh Hyatt Big Five Indep
1939-40 McKeesport Big-Five Indep
1939-40 Cardon Big Fice Indep
1939-40 Wilmerding Westinghouse Airbrakes Indep
1940-41 McKeesport Big-Five Indep
19040-41 Pittsburgh Pirates Indep
1940-41 Cumberland Collegians Indep
1941-42 Hagerstown Conoco Oilers Indep
1941-42 Cumberland Collegians Indep
1942-45 U.S. Army Air Corp. Military Service
1945-46 Utica Blues Indep
1945-46 Pittsburgh Pirates Indep
1946-47 Pittsburgh BAA 30 25 13 26 .500 2 63 2.1
1947-48 Pittsburgh Pirates Indep
1948-49 Pittsburgh-McKeesport AAL 23 178 7.7
Major League Totals 31 28 13 69 2.2
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1941-42 Hagerstown Oilers WBT 1 1 0 2 .000 2 2.0
1945-46 Pittsburgh Raiders WBT 1 5 1 1 1.000 11 11.0
1946-47 Pittsburgh Pirates WBT 1 0 1 4 .250 1 1.0
1948-49 McKeesport AAL 2 29 14.5
Major League Totals 3 6 2 7 .286 0 14 4.7

 

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