PLAYER PROFILE

TED STRONG

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Ted Strong was a star  professional baseball and basketball player from the mid 1930’s until  the late 1940’s. Strong’s sports career was interrupted while he served in the Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1945. Strong played for the Harlem Globetrotters from 1935 until 1949. During the 1942-43 season in appeared in 10 games for the Chicago Studebaker Flyers in the National Basketball League before he entered the service. Strong was a major baseball star and one of the most popular players  the American Negro League from 1937 to 1942 and again from 1946 to 1951. 

 

TED STRONG Height: 6:04 Weight: 215 College: None
Theodore Reginald Strong Born: Jan 2, 1917 Died: Mar 1, 1978 Hometown: South Bend, In.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1935-36 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1936-37 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1937-38 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1938-39 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1939-40 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1940-41 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1941-42 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1942-43 Chicago NBL 10 13 10 36 3.6
1943-46 Military Service
1945-46 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1946-47 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1947-48 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
1948-49 Harlem Globetrotters Indep
Major League Totals 10 13 10 36 3.6
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1938-39 Harlem Globetrotters WBT 4 10 10 14 .714 30 7.5
1939-40 Harlem Globetrotters WBT 4 7 2 5 .400 16 4.0
1940-41 Harlem Globetrotters WBT 2 4 2 4 .500 10 5.0
1941-42 Harlem Globetrotters WBT 4 9 8 8 ### 26 6.5
1942-43 Chicago NBL 3 2 4 8 2.7
1942-43 South Bend WBT 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Major League Totals 18 32 26 90 5.0

 

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