PLAYER PROFILE

JOHN JANISCH

STATISTICS & HISTORY

John Janisch was a baseball and basketball star at Union Township High School in LaPorte County, Indiana. Janisch played varsity baseball at Purdue University for two seasons before dropping out of school in 1942. In January of of 1944, Janisch enrolled at Valparaiso University. Three days later, he appeared in his first collegiate basketball  game and scored 15 points to lead Valparaiso to a win over a surpised DePaul University team that featured 6’10” All-American, George  Mikan. Janisch’s two and half years at Valparaiso was one of the best runs in school history. The 1944-45 squad posted a 21-3 record. Janisch had a strong rookie pro season in the newly-formed Basketball Association of America, averaging 11 points a game for the Detroit Falcons, but he slipped the next two years and his pro career was over after just three seasons.

 

JOHN JANISCH Height: 6:03 Weight: 200 College: Valparaiso’45
John A. Janisch Born:  Mar 15, 1920 Died:  Aug 29, 1992 Hometown: LePorte, In.
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1943-44 Valparaiso College
1944-45 Valparaiso College
1945-46 Valparaiso College
1945-46 Valparaiso Kernel All Stars Indep
1945-46 Anderson Chiefs Indep 6 5 8 11 18 3.0
1946-47 Detroit BAA 60 283 131 198 .662 49 697 11.6
1947-48 BostonProvidence BAA 10 14 9 16 .563 2 37 3.7
1947-48 Flint NBL 36 36 21 28 .750 93 2.6
Major League Totals 106 333 161 242 .665 827 7.8
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1945-46 Anderson Chiefs WBT 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Major League Totals 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

 

 

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