PLAYER PROFILE

WILLIE McCARTER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Willie McCarter’s basketball career spanned over twenty years.  His longevity was due in a large degree to his dedication to physical fitness.  McCarter was a “back guard” for much of his career, a role that was strictly defensive. In an era of one on one basketball, he was always  assigned to the guard the opponents’ best scorer.  McCarter, who was muscular, used, his his strength and superior physical endurance to wear down  his opposing player as the game  progressed. McCarter enjoyed his best years playing for the Wilkes-Barre Barons in the Pennsylvania Basketball League. During the 1915-16 season, the Barons won the PSL championship and the then defeated Eastern Basketball League champion, Greystock, and the Interstate League champion, Paterson, in a post season World Series tournament.

 

WILLIE McCARTER Height: 5:09 Weight: 170 College: None
William Gray McCarter Born: Oct 3, `893     Died:  Oct 14, 1987 Hometown: South Phildelpia, Pa.
( Brother of Ray McCarter Oct 3, 1892 REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1909-10 Philadelphia Greystock Indep
1910-11 Philadelphia Greystock Indep
1911-12 Philadelphia Greystock EBL 18 36 2 7 74 4.1
1912-13 Philadelpia Neri EBL 2 2 0 2 4 2.0
1912-13 Philadelphia Alpha ALP 37 33 10 107
1913-14 Kingston NYSL 4 4 2 10 2.5
1913-14 Philadelphia St. Elizabeth ALP 10 25 0 50 5.0
1914-15 Philadelphia Rookwood Indep
1914-15 Wilkes-Barre PSL 15 32 134 236 .568 198 13.2
1915-16  Wilkes-Barre PSL 42 65 2 22 132 3.1
1916-17 Wilkes-Barre PSL 40 40 155 27 235 5.9
1917-18 NanticokeHazleton PSL 44 52 141 26 245 5.6
1918-19 U.S. Army Military Service
1918-19 Philadelphia Midvale ABL 5 6 11 4 23 4.6
1918-19 Camden Hog Island DRSL 6 13 14 4 40 6.7
1918-19 Philadelphia Rookwood Indep
1919-20 PlymouthPittston PSL 22 21 30 14 72 3.3
1919-20 Philadelphia De Neri EBL 15 15 22 51 .431 6 52 3.5
1920-21 Philadelphia EBL 2 1 5 9 .556 1 7 3.5
1920-21 West Chester Indep
1921-22 Philadelphia EBL 13 6 18 47 .383 7 30 2.3
1922-23 Indep
1923-24 Indep
1924-25  Philadelphia Kayoula PBL 3 5 3 13 4.3
1925-26 Atlantic City-Ocean City SJL 6 5 11 37 .297 21 3.5
1926-27 Camden SJL 5 1 2 4 0.8
1927-28 Hazleton PSL 2 2 1 5 2.5
1928-29 Wilkes-Barre PSL
1929-32 Voluntarily Retired
1932-33 Wilkes-Barre PSL 5 3 1 7 1.4
1933-34 Plymouth PSL 2 0 0 0 0.0
Major League Totals 220 279 514 1072 4.9
POST SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1915-16 Wilkes-Barre WS 2 2 0 4 2.0
1917-18 Hazleton PSL 4 6 12 24 6.0
Major League Totals 6 8 12 28 4.7

 

 

 

 

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