Frank Baumholtz was a first-team All American at Ohio University in 1941. He led the Bobcats to the 1941 finals of the National Invitational Tournament. After military service in World War II, Baumholtz turned to professional basketball in 1945 and finished   among the top-ten scorers his first two years in the game. On top of his scoring prowess,  Baumholtz  was admired for his hustle and positive attitude, which made popular with  made him extremely popular teammates and fans alike. Despite his success, he gave up pro basketball after just two seasons to concentrate on baseball.  During his ten-year major league career, he played for Cincinnati, Chicago and Philadelphia and posted a .290 career batting average.


FRANK BAUMHOLTZ Height: 5:10 Weight: 170 College: Ohio U.’41
Frank Conrad Baumholtz Born:   Oct 7, 1918 Died: Dec 14, 1997 Hometown: Midvale, Oh.
Played Major League Baseball REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1937-38 Ohio U. (Frosh) College
1937-38 Ohio U. College
1937-38 Ohio U. College
1937-38 Ohio U. College
1941-45 U.S. Navy Miltary Service
1945-46 Youngstown NBL 26 99 76 107 .710 274 10.5
1946-47 Cleveland BAA 45 255 121 156 .776 54 631 14.0
Major League Totals 71 354 197 263 .749 905 12.7
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