STATISTICS & HISTORY
William “Bill” Zirkel” was a high scoring scholastic basketball star at Fanklin K. Lane High School in Brooklyn. As a freshmen, Zirkel played varsity basketball at the University of West Virginia. Zirkel was the third leading scorer at 11.9 points per game on the Mountaineers’ team tha posted a 19-3 record and was rated one of the top teams in the country. Ziirkel seemed primed for stardom, but surprisingly dropped out at the end of the school year. Zirkel, ( known by the first name “Willie) , played played minor league professional basketball for a half-dozen seasons and made a one game appearance in the World Professional Basketball Tournament in 1948.
|WILLIE ZIRKEL||Height:||6:03||Weight:||165||College:||West Virginia’47|
|William Frederick Zirkel||Born: Jul 20 1927||Died:Oct 24, 2011||Hometown:||Brooklyn, NY|
|Bill Zirkel||REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1950-52||U.S. Army||Military Service|
|POST SEASON RECORD|
|Major League Totals||1||5||2||5||.400||12||12.0|