Grady Lewis

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Grady Lewis
No. 66, 7, 6, 35, 13
Forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1917-03-25)March 25, 1917
Boyd, Texas
Died March 11, 2009(2009-03-11) (aged 91)
Peoria, Arizona
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College Southwestern Oklahoma State
Pro playing career 1940–1949
Career history
As player:
?–? Phillips 66ers (NIBL)
1946–1947 Detroit Falcons
1947–1948 St. Louis Bombers
1948 Baltimore Bullets
1948–1949 St. Louis Bombers
As coach:
1948–1950 St. Louis Bombers
Career highlights and awards

Grady Lewis (March 25, 1917 – March 11, 2009) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward/center from the University of Oklahoma, Lewis played four seasons with the Phillips 66 Oilers of the AAU, and three seasons (1946–1949) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Detroit Falcons, St. Louis Bombers, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 5.4 points per game in his career and won a league championship with Baltimore in 1948. Lewis also was a member of two AAU national championship teams with Phillips 66 (1940, 1946).

Lewis coached the St. Louis Bombers during the 1948-1949 and 1949-1950 seasons. He then worked for the Converse shoe company.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andy Taylor. "Retired Converse exec with Caney connection dies". Montgomery County Chronicle. March 18, 2009. Retrieved on March 19, 2009.

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