Gilmore Kinney

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Gilmore Kinney
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Personal information
Born (1886-06-09)June 9, 1886
Ness City, Kansas
Died December 15, 1916(1916-12-15) (aged 30)
Forest Hills, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Career information
High school Phillips Academy
(Andover, Massachusetts)
College Yale (1903–1907)
Career highlights and awards

Gilmore Kinney (June 9, 1886 – December 15, 1916)[1] was an American college basketball standout at Yale University in the 1900s. He was a two-time Helms Athletic Foundation All-American (1905, 1907)[2] and was named their national player of the year as a senior in 1906–07.[3] That year, he led the Yale Bulldogs to their first-ever Eastern Intercollegiate Basketball League season championship title, and was the league's leading scorer at 10.1 points per game. Kinney also played for Yale's baseball team.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Yale Alumni Weekly 26 (1 ed.). New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University. 1916. p. 774. 
  2. ^ "Ivy League Basketball All-Americans". Ivy League Sports. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "1906–07 College Basketball Season Summary". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Yale Literary Magazine" (PDF). Volume 72. Yale University. October 1906 – June 1907. p. 35. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Yale Baseball Statistics". The Harvard Crimson. June 22, 1905. Retrieved August 28, 2014.