PLAYER PROFILE

AL COOPER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Al Cooper Jr.’s father  was a talented soccer player and one of the most renowned professional basketball players of his era. Cooper’s  father was a lithe, lightning quick athlete. Cooper was neither lithe nor fast, but was still a fine athlete who also enjoyed decade-long careers in both sports. Cooper ne was never a star basketball player, he but he played for some of the best independent teams in the East including the Washington Palace-Five, the Newark Turners and the Trenton Michlins. Cooper was a longtime fixture  on the Trenton Field Club, a US soccer power, thoughout the 1920’s. In 1928, Cooper was chosen as the goalie for the United States team at the Amsterdam Olympics.

 

AL COOPER Height: 6:03 Weight: 225 College: None
Albert Cooper Jr. Born:  Feb 23, 1904 Died: Dec 1, 1993 Hometown: Trenton, NJ
Son of Al Cooper Sr. REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1922-23 Trenton EL 2 2 1 3 .333 0 5 2.5
1923-24 Trenton MBL 1 3 0 6 6.0
1923-24 Burlington Indep
1924-25 Washington Palace-Five Indep
1924-25 Trenton Michelins Indep
1925-26 Trenton EL 2 5 22 32 16.0
1925-26 Trenton Michelins Indep
1926-27 Trenton Michelins Indep
1927-28 Trenton SJL 11 35 35 105 9.5
1928-29 Trenton ABL 5 10 4 24 4.8
1929-30 Highland Park Indep
1930-31 Reading TSL 8 14 11 39 4.9
1930-31 Reading EL 2 3 0 6 3.0
1930-31 Milltown CC Indep
1931-32 Newark Turners Indep
Major League Totals 10 20 27 67 6.7

 

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