PLAYER PROFILE

TONY KELLY

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Tony Kelly was a scholastic athletic star at Mt. Carmel High School in Chicago. Kelly was the best player on the 1937-38  Marquette University freshman basketball squad, but sat out his sophomore year because of   bone operation on his foot. In 1940, Kelley  returned to Chicago and enrolled at DePaul University, but did not participate in sports.  After not playing  competitive basketball  for three years,  Kelly  was finally healthy enough to return  to the sport in the fall of 1941.  Kelly enjoyed  two  standout seasons at DePaul and  was captain of the 1942-43 squad. Kelly played professional basketball for five years including three seasons for Sheboygan in the National Basketball League . Kelly played for the 1946-47  Baltimore Bullets who posted a 31-3 record in the American Basketball League.

 

TONY KELLY Height: 6:01 Weight: 175 College: Marquette38 / DePaul’43
Anthony M. Kelly Born: Feb 18, 1919 Died:  Mar, 1987 Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1937-38 Marquette (Frosh) College
1938-39 Marquette College Injured – Did Not Play
1939-40 Marquette College Injured – Did Not Play
1940-41 DePaul College Injured – Did Not Play
1941-42 DePaul College
1942-43 DePaul College
1943-44 Sheboygan NBL 19 40 30 44 .682 110 5.8
1944-45 Sheboygan NBL 28 35 35 53 .660 105 3.8
1945-46 Sheboygan NBL 29 26 29 48 .604 81 2.8
1946-47 Baltimore ABL 33 63 26 152 4.6
1947-48 Chattanooga PBLA 5 13 3 4 .750 29 5.8
1947-48 Saratoga NYSL 23 128 5.6
1948-49 Mohawk NYSL 1 2 2.0
Major League Totals 81 114 97 325 4.0
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1943-44 Sheboygan NBL 6 13 8 34 5.7
1943-44 Sheboygan WBT 1 3 2 2 1.000 8 8.0
1944-45 45Sheboygan NBL 8 10 9 13 .682 29 3.6
1945-46 Sheboygan NBL 8 11 7 9 .778 29 3.6
1945-46 Sheboygan WBT 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0
1946-47 Baltimore ABL 3 8 6 22 7.3
1946-47 Baltimore WBT 1 2 3 4 .750 7 7.0
1948-49 Mohawk NYSL 2 17 8.5
Major League Totals 25 40 29 109 4.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

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