PLAYER PROFILE

TONY JAROS

STATISTICS & HISTORY

With the exception of one season,  Tony Jaros played his entire basketball career from high school to the pros in his hometown, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jaros was a three-sport star at Edison High School and then went on to the University of Minnesota were he starred in basketball and baseball. After service in World War II, Jaros signed in the fall of 1946 with Chicago of the Basketball Association of America. After just one season, Jaros returned to Minneapolis to join the Lakers, new members of the National Basketball League. He averaged 5.4 pointer per game in four seasons before retiring in 1951. He  later owned a well-known bar in the  neighborhood where he grew up. Jaros batted .302 in three seasons of minor league baseball.

 

TONY JAROS Height: 6:03 Weight: 185 College: Minnesota’46
Anthony Joseph Jaros Born:  Feb 21, 1920 Died: Apr 22, 1995 Hometown: Minneapolis, Mn.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1946-47 Chicago BAA 59 177 128 181 .707 28 482 8.2
1947-48 Minneapolis NBL 58 95 83 114 .728 273 4.7
1948-49 Minneapolis BAA 59 132 79 110 .718 58 343 5.8
1949-50 Minneapolis NBA 61 84 72 96 .750 60 240 3.9
1950-51 Minneapolis NBA 63 88 65 103 .631 72 241 3.8
1951-52 Minneapolis Poles Indep
1951-52 Twin Cities Jerseys Indep
Major League Totals 300 576 427 604 .707 1579 5.3
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1946-47 Chicago BAA 11 40 22 31 .710 8 102 9.3
1947-48 Minneapolis NBL 10 29 22 33 .667 80 8.0
1947-48 Minneapolis WBT 3 4 4 4 1.000 12 4.0
1948-49 Minneapolis BAA 10 20 18 23 .783 11 58 5.8
1949-50 Minneapolis NBA 2 0 1 2 .500 0 1 0.5
1950-51 Minneapolis NBA 7 6 8 11 .727 6 20 2.9
Major League Totals 43 99 75 104 .721 273 6.3
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