Bob Fitzgerald (basketball)

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Bob Fitzgerald
Personal information
Born (1923-03-14)March 14, 1923
Died July 23, 1983(1983-07-23) (aged 60)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Newtown (Elmhurst, New York)
College Fordham
Playing career 1945–1949
Position Forward / Center
Number 10, 11, 12
Career history
1945–1946 Rochester Royals
1946–1947 Toronto Huskies
1946–1947 New York Knicks
1947–1948 Syracuse Nationals
1948–1949 Rochester Royals

Robert "Bob" Fitzgerald (March 14, 1923 - July 23, 1983) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) center/forward from Fordham University, Fitzgerald played two (1946–1947; 1948–1949) in the Basketball Association of America/National Basketball Association as a member of the Toronto Huskies, New York Knicks, and Rochester Royals. He was traded on January 21, 1947 by the Toronto Huskies to the New York Knicks for Bob Mullens. His brother Dick Fitzgerald also played in the NBA. He averaged 3.1 points per game in his BAA/NBA career.

Fitzgerald also played in the National Basketball League with the Rochester Royals and Syracuse Nationals.[1]

Fitzgerald served in the military[clarification needed] during World War II.


  1. ^ Official NBA Encyclopedia. Doubleday, 2000. 496.

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