PLAYER PROFILE

KLEGGIE HERMSEN

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Clarence “Kleggie” Hermsen played professional basketball for the Sheboygan Redskins during 1943-444 and 1945-46 seasons. During the  season in between,  he was the starting center for the University of Minnesota. In 1946, Hermsen signed to play with the Cleveland Rebels in the newly established Basketball Association of American and ended up the season with the Baltimore Bullets, the best team in the minor-league American Basketball League. The following season, Baltimore joined the BAA and proceeded to capture the 1947-48 league championship. Hermsen led the Bullets in scoring and rebounding. Altogether, Hermsen played six seasons in the National Basketball Association and averaged 9.3 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.

 

KLEGGIE HERMSEN Height: 6:09 Weight: 235 College: Minnesota’45
Clarence H. Hermsen Born:  Mar 12, 1923 Died: Mar 2, 1994 Hometown: Minneapolis, Mn.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1943-44 Sheboygan NBL 12 3 5 11 .455 11 0.9
1944-45 U. Wisconsin College
1945-46 Sheboygan NBL 21 19 17 31 .548 55 2.6
1946-47 ClevelandToronto BAA 32 113 71 112 .634 25 297 9.3
1946-47 Baltimore ABL 10 39 20 98 9.8
1947-48 Baltimore BAA 48 212 151 227 .665 48 575 12.0
1948-49 Washington BAA 60 248 212 311 .682 99 708 11.8
1949-50 Chicago NBA 67 196 153 247 .619 98 545 8.1
1950-51 Tri CitiesBoston NBA 71 189 155 237 .654 92 533 7.5
1951-52 Minneapolis Germans Indep
1951-52 Twin Cities Jerseys Indep
1952-53 BostonIndianapolis NBA 10 4 3 5 .600 4 11 1.1
Major League Totals 331 1023 787 2833 8.6
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1942-43 Minneapolis Sparklers WBT 2 1 1 3 .333 3 1.5
1944-45 Chicago Gears WBT 4 9 9 12 .750 27 6.8
1945-46 Sheboygan NBL 5 4 5 8 .625 13 2.6
1945-46 Sheboygan WBT 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1946-47 Baltimore ABL 3 10 5 25 8.3
1946-47 Baltimore WBT 1 1 1 1 1.000 3 3.0
1947-48 Baltimore BAA 11 38 45 63 .714 12 121 11.0
1948-49 Washington BAA 11 40 55 83 .663 12 135 12.3
1949-50 Chicago NBA 2 7 4 5 .800 5 18 9.0
1950-51 Boston NBA 2 1 0 0 .000 0 2 1.0
Major League Totals 39 101 120 175 .686 322 8.3

 

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