Elmer Gainer

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Elmer Gainer
No. 30, 14
Forward / Center
Personal information
Born November 22, 1918
Chicago, Illinois
Died 1970
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College DePaul (1938–1941)
NBA draft 1947 / Round: -- / Pick: --
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Pro playing career 1941–1950
Career history
1941–1942 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons (NBL)
1943–1944 Sheboygan Red Skins (NBL)
1944–1946 Chicago American Gears (NBL)
1946–1947 Baltimore Bullets
1947–1948 Seattle Athletics (NIBL)
1948 Bellingham Fricrests (NIBL)
1949–1950 Waterloo Hawks
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Elmer R. Gainer (November 22, 1918 – 1970[1]) was a professional basketball player for the Baltimore Bullets and Waterloo Hawks in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[2] 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Services set for DePaul cager Gainer". Chicago Tribune. October 1, 1970. C2.
  2. ^ "Elmer Gainer NBA & ABA Statistics". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved July 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ Jan Hubbard, ed. The Official NBA Encyclopedia. 3rd edition. Doubleday, 2000. 504.

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