Herm Schaefer

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Herm Schaefer
No. 32, 7, 24, 10
Guard / Forward
Personal information
Born (1918-12-20)December 20, 1918
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Died March 21, 1980(1980-03-21) (aged 60)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Central (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
College Indiana (1938–1941)
Pro playing career 1941–1950
Career history
As player:
1941–1943, 1945–1946 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBL)
1946–1947 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1947–1950 Minneapolis Lakers
As coach:
19511953 Indianapolis Olympians
Career highlights and awards

Herman H. Schaefer (December 20, 1918–March 21, 1980) was an American professional basketball player and coach.

A 6'0" guard/forward from Indiana University, Schaefer played in the National Basketball League and National Basketball Association from 1941 to 1950 as a member of the Fort Wayne Pistons, Indianapolis Kautskys, and Minneapolis Lakers.[1]

Schaefer later served as coach of the Indianapolis Olympians.


  1. ^ The Official NBA Encyclopedia. 2000. page 733.

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