PLAYER PROFILE

WILLIE RUBENSTEIN

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Willie Rubenstein was a basketball star at THeodore Roosevelt High School in the Bronx. Rubenstein played freshmen basketball at City College of New York, but  left school at the end of the year. After sitting out one year, Rubenstein  returned to CCNY  where he quickly established himself as the best player on one of the best teams in the country.  CCNY posted a 50-5 record during Rubenstein’s three varsity seasons. Rubenstein played pro basketball for a half dozen seasons, the majority of the time with the New York Jewels.

 

WILLIE RUBENSTEIN Height: 5:11 Weight: 175 College: NYU’36
William Rubenstein Born: Apr 3, 1912      Died:   Sep, 1980 Hometown: Bronx, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1931-32 NYU (Frosh) College
1932-33 Did Not Play
1933-34 NYU College
1934-35 NYU College
1935-36 NYU College
1936-37 New York Whirlwinds Indep
1937-38 New York Jewels ABL 40 76 84 236 5.9
1937-38 Tunkhannock NYPA 4 11 13 35 8.8
1938-39 New York ABL 28 41 58 140 5.0
1939-40 New York ABL 27 55 63 173 6.4
1940-41 New York ABL 29 73 58 204 7.0
1941-42 New YorkWashington ABL 14 21 25 67 4.8
1942-43 New York ABL 2 3 4 10 5.0
Major League Totals 140 269 292 830 5.9
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1937-38 New York Jewels ABL 6 7 21 35 5.8
1938-39 New York ABL 5 15 16 46 9.2
1939-40 New York ABL 7 21 8 50 7.1
Major League Totals 18 43 45 131 7.3

 

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