PLAYER PROFILE

PRICE BROOKFIELD

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Price Brookfield was  a native of Friona, Texas who went on to become a consensus All-American in 1942 at West Texas State. The following  year he played professional basketball with several minor league teams before enrolling in the Navy. In January of 1944, he enrolled in a Naval training program at Iowa State University where he joined the basketball team.  At 6-4, Brookfield, an extremely skilled and versatile player who could play all three positions,  roamed the floor with grace and agility.  His addition to the squad  propelled the Cyclones to the Big Six Conference championship and advancement to the semifinals of NCAA tournament. After his military duty, Brookfield returned  to professional basketball for six more seasons. 

 

 PRICE BROOKFIELD Height: 6:04 Weight: 185 College: West Texas State’42/Iowa State’44
Emery Price Brookfield Born:   May 10, 1920 Died:  Apr 17, 2006 Hometown: Friona, Tex.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1942-43 Rochester Indep 11 54 16 124 11.3
1943-45 Military Service
1945-46 Baltimore ABL 8 11 8 30 3.8
1946-47 Chicago NBL 42 82 24 33 .727 188 4.5
1947-48 Waterloo PBLA 6 28 10 17 .588 66 11.0
1947-48 Anderson NBL 49 82 27 40 .675 191 3.9
1948-49 Indianapolis BAA 54 176 90 125 .720 136 442 8.2
1949-50 Rochester NBA 7 11 12 13 .923 1 34 4.9
1950-51 Grand Rapids NPBL 19 63 23 149 7.8
1953-54 Muncie IPL 6 81 13.5
Major League Totals 185 453 194 1100 5.9
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1944-45 Chicago WBT 4 19 11 16 .688 49 12.3
1945-46 Chicago WBT 3 3 1 2 .500 7 2.3
1946-47 Chicago NBL 11 29 3 7 .429 61 5.5
1947-48 Anderson NBL 6 17 9 12 .750 43 7.2
1947-48 Anderson WBT 3 3 0 0 .000 6 2.0
Major League Totals 27 71 24 37 .649 166 6.1

 

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