Bill Martin joined Phillips Petroleum in 1939 after his graduation from the University of Oklahoma were he excelled on the basketball court and in the classroom. In his senior year, he was named All Conference in basketball and was the recipient of the Latzizer Award for scholarship excellence. Martin starred on the Phillips 66ers powerful AAU teams for five seasons interrupted by three years in the service during World War II. While stationed in Delaware, he played eight pro games for the Wilmington Bombers of the American Basketball League. Martin remained with Phillips Petroleum until 1982 , serving during the last ten years as President and Chairman of the Board.


BILL MARTIN Height: 6:01 Weight: 185 College: Oklahoma’38
William Frederick Martin Born: Mar 31, 1917      Died:  Nov 24, 1996 Hometown: Blackwell, OK.
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1935-36- Oklahoma College
1936-37 Oklahoma College
1937-38 Oklahoma College
1938-39 Oklahoma City Parks AAU
1939-40 Bartlesville Phillips Oilers AAU
1940-41 Bartlesville Phillips Oilers AAU
1941-42 Bartlesville Phillips Oilers AAU
1942-45 U.S.Army Military Service
1944-45 Wilmington ABL 8 15 5 35 4.4
1945-46 Bartlesville Phillips Oilers AAU
1946-47 Bartlesville Phillips Oilers AAU
Major League Totals 8 15 5 35 4.4
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