|No. 30, 14|
|Forward / Center|
|Born||November 22, 1918
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|NBA draft||1947 / Round: -- / Pick: --|
|Selected by the Baltimore Bullets|
|Pro playing career||1941–1950|
|1941–1942||Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons (NBL)|
|1943–1944||Sheboygan Red Skins (NBL)|
|1944–1946||Chicago American Gears (NBL)|
|1947–1948||Seattle Athletics (NIBL)|
|1948||Bellingham Fricrests (NIBL)|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Elmer R. Gainer (November 22, 1918 – 1970) was a professional basketball player for the Baltimore Bullets and Waterloo Hawks in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Gainer studied at DePaul University. He was drafted in the 1947 BAA Draft with the 76th overall pick by Bullets. He had previously played in the National Basketball League with several teams.
- "Services set for DePaul cager Gainer". Chicago Tribune. October 1, 1970. C2.
- "Elmer Gainer NBA & ABA Statistics". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
- Jan Hubbard, ed. The Official NBA Encyclopedia. 3rd edition. Doubleday, 2000. 504.
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