PLAYER PROFILE

SWEDE ROOS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Harry “Swede” Roos was fine all around athlete. In addition to his dozen years playing AAU and professional basketball, Roos played semi-professional football and was elected to the Softball Hall of Fame. Roos settled in Portland, the last stop of his pro basketball career. In 1979, Roos suffered a heart attack at a Trailblazers’ NBA game and died later that evening.

 

SWEDE ROOS Height: 6:01 Weight: 180 College: Illinois Normal
Harry Marshall Roos Born:  Aug 8, 1913 Died:  Jan 30, 1979 Hometown: Chicago, Ill
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1935-36 Chicago Heights Indep
1935-36 Chicago Englewood Indep
1936-37 Whiting MBC 2 2 0 4 2.0
1937-38 Chicago Acme Steels AAU
1938-39 Chicago Acme Steels AAU
1939-40 Chicago Acme Steels AAU
1940-41 Chicago Acme Steels AAU
1941-42 Chicago Indep
1942-43 Dayton DiveBombers Indep
1943-44 Chicago Gears AAU
1944-45 Chicago NBL 22 24 22 70 3.2
1945-46 Chicago Gears Indep
1946-47 Did Not Play Indep
1947-48 Waterloo PBLA 3 4 1 4 .250 9 3.0
1947-48 Portland PCL 37 118 3.2
Major League Totals 27 30 23 83 3.1
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1942-43 Dayton Dive Bombers WBT 3 6 2 2 1.000 14 4.7
1947-48 Portland PCL 2 3 1.5
Major League Totals 3 6 2 2 1.000 14 4.7
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