Jake Beaver graduated from Schenectady High School in 1910. He starred , along with his twin brother, Dave, in football, basketball and baseball at Union College in Schenectady. Union College posted a 35-5 record in basketball during the Beaver brothers’ three varsity seasons. In the fall of 1915, Jake moved to New York City to enter grad school at Columbia Universty.  During the next three years,  Beaver  played a handful of professional games in New York and for Nanticoke in the Pennsylsvania State Basketball League while attending Columbia.   Beaverreceived a PhD in Chemistry and taught at Columbia until his retirement in 1961.


JAKE BEAVER Height: 5:08 Weight: 140 College: Union(NY)’15
Jacob Julius Beaver Born:  Feb 23, 1893      Died: Jan 8, 1984 Hometown: Schenectady, NY
TwinBrother of David Beaver REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1912-13 Union (NY) College
1913-14 Union (NY) College
1914-15 Union (NY) College
1915-16 Brooklyn Crescents Indep
1916-17 Nanticoke PSL 4 4 3 1 11 2.8
1916-17 New York IBL 1 1 0 2 2.0
1916-17 Brooklyn Crescents Indep
Major League Totals 5 5 3 13 2.6
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