PLAYER PROFILE

SLIM WINTERMUITE

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Urgel “Slim” Wintermuite was named an All-American at University of Oregon in 1939. With Wintermuite in a starring role, the Ducks won the first NCAA championship in 1939. Wintermute, and Oregon teammate Laddie Gale, played the 19139-40 season with Detroit in the National Basketball League. Wintermuite held his own against the best centers in the league especially on the defensive end of the floor. Wintermuite  returned to the Midwest for two seasons in the mid-forties to play indepedent ball with the Midland Dow Chemical team. In his final pro season, 1946-47, Wintermuite served as player-coach of the Portland team in the Pacific Coast Basketball League. Wintermuite led the squad to a 33-10 record and a first place finish.

 

SLIM WINTERMUITE Height: 6:08 Weight: 200 College: Oregon’39
Urgel Omet Wintermuite Born:  Jul 19, 1917 Died:  Oct 19, 1977 Hometown: Longview, Wa.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Detroit NBL 25 65 50 64 .781 180 7.2
1944-45 Midland Dow Chemical Indep
1945-46 Midland Dow Chemical Indep
1946-47 Portland PCL 41 441 10.8
Major League Totals 25 65 50 180 7.2
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1939-40 Detroit NBL 2 3 0 6 3.0
1944-45 Midland Dows WBT 2 8 4 8 .500 20 10.0
1945-46 Midland Dows WBT 2 14 6 9 .667 34 17.0
1946-47 Portland PCL 11 99 9.0
1946-47 Portland WBT 1 4 1 2 .500 9 9.0
Major League Totals 7 29 11 69 9.9
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