PLAYER PROFILE

CLINT WAGER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Clint Wager was a two-sport star at St.Mary’s College in Minnesota, Wager was twice all-conference center and twice conference individual scoring champion. After graduation, Wager embarked on careers in both professional basketball and football. Wager’s  best years in basketball were the five seasons he spent in the National Basketball League with the Oshkosh All-stars. Wager was a modest scorer, but  was one of the he best rebounders and toughest defenders in the league. In addition to basketball, Wagner played five years of pro football, three years with the Chicago Bears, two years with the Chicago Cardinals. In 1944, while practicing punting, Wager kicked himself in the head, fracturing his skull and knocking himself out of competition with the Chicago Cardinals for over a month.

 

CLINT WAGER Height: 6:06 Weight: 218 College: St.Mary’s(Min)’42
Clinton Belmar Wagner Jr. Born: Jan 20, 1920 Died:  Feb 29, 1996 Hometown: Winona, Mn.
Played professional football REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 St. Mary’s (Mn) College
1939-40 St. Mary’s (Mn) College
1940-41 St. Mary’s (Mn) College
1941-42 St. Mary’s (Mn) College
1941-42 Chicago Bruins Indep
1942-43 U.S. Army Military Service
1943-44 Oshkosh NBL 22 79 72 108 .667 230 10.5
1944-45 Oshkosh NBL 27 70 28 55 .509 168 6.2
1945-46 Oshkosh NBL 34 68 31 48 .646 167 4.9
1946-47 Oshkosh NBL 44 68 50 69 .725 186 4.2
1947-48 Oshkosh NBL 59 90 56 93 .602 236 4.0
1948-49 Hammond NBL 61 125 82 146 .562 332 5.4
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 63 57 29 47 .617 90 143 2.3
1950-51 Louisville NPBL 35 120 81 321 9.2
Major League Totals 345 677 429 1783 5.2
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1941-42 Chicago Bruins WBT 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1943-44 Oshkosh NBL 3 8 5 21 7.0
1943-44 Oshkosh WBT 2 2 4 8 .500 8 4.0
1944-45 Oshkosh WBT 2 2 0 1 .000 4 2.0
1945-46 Oshkosh NBL 5 13 6 7 .857 32 6.4
1945-46 Oshkosh WBT 5 14 10 15 .667 38 7.6
1946-47 Oshkosh NBL 7 15 10 12 .833 40 5.7
1946-47 Oshkosh WBT 4 8 2 5 .400 18 4.5
1947-48 Oshkosh NBL 3 2 0 2 .000 4 1.3
1949-50 Fort Wayne NBA 4 11 8 10 .800 8 30 7.5
Major League Totals 36 75 45 195 5.4
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