STATISTICS & HISTORY
Charlie Bossert was unique among early pro players. He was one of the few early stars to have play basketball in college. Bossert starred at Temple University for three seasons . Bossert’s pro career was slow to get underway while he attended Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. He finally signed for two full seasons with Camden in the National League where he played an important role in the clubs 1902-03 championship season. In 1904-05, he was a member of another title team when Conshohocken won the Philadelphia Basketball League championship. When Conshohocken dropped out of the PBL, Bossert signed with De Neri where he the lead the league in scoring and his team to the championship. Bossert resisted attractive offers from the new Central Basketball League in 1906 to remain in Philadelphia and practice medicine.
|Charles Leidy Bossert||Born:||Oct 3, 1973||Died: Nov 13, 1941||Hometown:||Philadelphia, Pa.|
|REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1905-06||Philadelphia De Neri||PBL||30||94||185||373||12.4|
|1906-07||Philadelphia De Neri||PBL||27||73||146||292||10.8|
|1907-08||Philadelphia e Neri||PBL||24||36||32||104||4.3|
|Major League Totals||245||672||525||1869||7.6|