PLAYER PROFILE

WILMETH SIDAT-SINGH

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Wilmeth Sidat-Singh  was named  first-team All-City in basketball and led DeWitt Clinton to the New York City Public High School championship.  In 1935, Singh enrolled in the pre-med program at  Syracuse University and soon established himself as an outstanding collegian athlete.  He starred at quarterback on the football team and was the leading scorer on the basketball team. Sidat-Singh played professional basketball in  the early 1940’s with the New York Rens and Washington Bears.  With the outbreak of World War II, he enlisted in the Army and was accepted into the all-black Tuskegee Airmen fighter squadron. Sidat-Singh died in a plane crash in May of 1943, at the age of 25.

 

WILMETH SIDAT-SINGH Height: 5:10 Weight: 175 College: Syracuse’39
Wilmeth Webb Born: Feb 5, 1918        Died:  May 9, 1943 Hometown: Bronx, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1938-39 Syracse All-Syracuse Indep
1939-40 Syracuse Reds NYSL 7 28 13 69 9.9
1939-40 Rochester Seagrams Indep
1940-41 Syracuse Reds Indep
1940-41 New York Rens Indep
1941-43 Military Service
1941-42 New York Rens Indep
1941-42 Washington Bears Indep
1942-43 Washington Bears Indep
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1939-40 Rochester Seagrams WBT 1 3 3 5 .600 9 9.0
1940-41 New York Rens WBT 3 10 2 3 .667 22 7.3
Major League Totals 4 13 5 31 7.8

 

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