PLAYER PROFILE

VINCE CAPRARO

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Vince Capraro  was a talented all around athlete in high school in the Bronx , New York.  He played basketball at New York City College of New York for one years before he entered the Marines 1n 1942 were he served for four years during World War II.  After the war, Capraro enrolled at the Hans Hoffman School of Fine Arts in Greenwich Village. He spent over a decade  in France and  Italy studying art.  After returning to New York in the early 1960s, Capraro’s early works caught the attention of American celebrity collectors including actors Vincent Price and Anthony Quinn and opera singer Robert Merrill. Capraro remained active as a painter and teacher well into his 90’s . He died in 2016 at age 96.

 

VINCE CAPRARO Height: 5:09 Weight: 165 College: CCNY’41
Vincent Capraro Born:Nov 9, 1919 Died: Oct 5, 2016 Hometown: Bronx, New York
Vinny Cappy REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1940-41 CCNY College
1940-41 Brooklyn Dodgers Indep
1941-42 New York ABL 1 2 1 5 5.0
1942-45 U.S. Marines Military Service
Major League Totals 1 2 1 5 5.0
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