PLAYER PROFILE

WALTON KIRK

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Walton Kirk attended Mount Vernon High School in Illinois, where he was a second team all-state selection in 1942. Kirk was a 1945 consensus All-American for the University of Illinois.   At the conclusion of the 1945 season, he entered the service before returning to Illinois for his senior season in 1947. Kirk played professional basketball for five seasons. He  later coached high school basketball in Illinois and Iowa, while serving as a long-time teacher and school administrator.

 

WALTON KIRK Height: 6:03 Weight: 175 College: Illinois’47
Walton Denny Kirk Jr. Born: Sep 3, 1924 Died:  Dec 12, 2012 Hometown: Mt.Vernon, Ill.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1947-48 Fort Wayne NBL 45 62 44 90 .489 168 3.7
1948-49 Fort WayneIndianapolis BAA 49 140 167 231 .723 447 9.1
1949-50 AndersonTri Cities NBA 58 97 155 216 .718 349 6.0
1950-51 Kansas City NPBL 16 43 67 153 9.6
1951-52 Milwaukee NBA 11 28 55 78 .705 111 10.1
1951-52 Sheboygan Red Skins Indep
Major League Totals 179 370 488 1228 6.9
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1947-48 Fort Wayne NBL 2 1 2 4 .500 4 2.0
1947-48 Fort Wayne WBT 1 0 1 2 .500 1 1.0
1949-50 Tri Cities NBA 3 2 1 6 .167 5 1.7
Major League Totals 6 3 4 10 1.7

 

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