PLAYER PROFILE

ALEX DICK

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Alex Dick was a basketball and football star at Wyoming Seminary, a prep school in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Wyoming Seminary was a scolastic sports powerhouse that took on the top high school teams in Eastern Pennsylvania and also scheduled some games against college teams. Dick remained an extremely popular sports figure for many years in Wilkes-Barre playing independent basketball. In 1914, when long-time Wilkes-Barre sports icon George Keller entered a team in the newly formed Pennylvania Basket Basketball League, Dick was the first player he signed.  By mid-season, however, their relationship had fractured and Keller released Dick, who soon signed with Hazleton where he completed the season. After sitting out a year, Dick had a successful comeback in 1916 with Plymouth.  Dick served in the Navy for two years during World War I.

 

ALEX  DICK Height: 6:01 Weight: 170 College: None
Alexander W. Dick Born: Jun 10, 1890 Died:  Jul, 1977 Hometown: Dorranceton, Pa.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
19110-11 Wilkes-Barre Indep
1011-12 Wilkes-Barre Independents Indep
1912-13 Wilkes-Barre Independents Indep
1913-14 Wilkes Barre-Independents Indep
1914-15 Wilkes-BarreHazleton PSL 15 16 0 32 2.1
1915-17 Voluntarily Retired
1916-17 Plymouth PSL 22 26 22 74 3.4
1917-19 U.S.Navy Military Service
Major League Totals 37 42 22 106 2.9

 

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