PLAYER PROFILE

PETE ROSENBERG

STATISTICS & HISTORY

 

Petey Rosenberg was one of the most versatile athletes ever to come out of South Philadelphia. Born on the Fourth of July in 1918, he made his mark in both scholastic and professional basketball and baseball. At South Philadelphia High School, Rosenberg played baseball on the 1936 City championship team, He captained the 1937 City Championship basketball team, the team that went on to become the Eastern States Tournament Champions. From Southern, he went to Brown Prep, eventually earning a scholarship to St. Joseph’s College. He played for  St. Joe’s for one year in 1939, before signing with the Philadelphia Sphas, where  he played with them until 1943, at which time he went into military service. In the service, Rosenberg came across a comparative unknown and recommended him to Gottlieb. The unknown was Joe Fulks, and Gottlieb’s Warriors went on to win the NBA Championship with a 49-11 record in 1946-47.

 

PETE ROSENBERG Height: 5:10 Weight: 165 College: St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38
Alexander Rosenberg Born: Jul 3, 1918 Dead: Jun 29, 1997 Hometown: South Philadelphia, Pa.
Petey Rosenberg REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1936-37 St.Joseph’s College
1937-38 St.Joseph’s College
1938-39 Philadelphia ABL 33 96 45 237 7.2
1939-40 hiladelphia ABL 30 90 22 202 6.7
1940-41 Philadelphia ABL 31 122 31 275 8.9
1941-42 Philadelphia ABL 14 31 12 74 5.3
1942-46 U.S. Marines Military Service
1942-43 Philadelphia ABL 7 13 6 32 4.6
1943-44 Philadelphia ABL 2 4 3 11 5.5
1944-45 Philadelphia ABL 2 2 0 4 2.0
1945-46 Philadelphia ABL 12 32 4 68 5.7
1946-47 Philadelphia BAA 51 60 30 49 .612 27 150 2.9
Major League Totals 182 450 153 1053 5.8
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1938-39 Philadelphia ABL 2 6 4 16 8.0
1939-40 Philadelphia ABL 8 27 5 59 7.4
1940-41 Philadelphia ABL 4 15 3 33 8.3
1940-41 Philadelphia WBT 2 8 0 1 .000 16 8.0
1944-45 Philadelphia ABL 1 0 0 0 0.0
1946-47 Philadelphia BAA 9 1 0 3 .000 3 2 0.2
Major League Totals 26 57 12 126 4.8

 

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