Buddy O'Grady

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Buddy O'Grady
Personal information
Born(1920-01-19)January 19, 1920
New York City, New York
DiedFebruary 29, 1992(1992-02-29) (aged 72)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Peter's Boys
(Staten Island, New York)
CollegeGeorgetown (1939–1942)
Playing career1946–1949
PositionGuard
Number6, 21, 9
Coaching career1949–1952
Career history
As player:
1946–1947Washington Capitols
19471949St. Louis Bombers
1949Providence Steamrollers
As coach:
1949–1952Georgetown
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Francis David "Buddy" O'Grady (January 19, 1920 – February 29, 1992) was an American professional basketball player and coach.

A 5'11" guard from Georgetown University, O'Grady played professionally in the Basketball Association of America from 1946 to 1949. He competed for the Washington Capitols, St. Louis Bombers, and Providence Steamrollers and averaged 3.7 points per game.[1]

For three seasons from 1949 to 1952, O'Grady served as head coach of Georgetown University's men's basketball team, with an overall record of 35-36 and no post-season tournament appearances. He was elected to Georgetown's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1958.[2][3]

BAA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Washington 55 .238 .717 .4 2.7
1947–48 St. Louis 44 .261 .667 .2 3.9
1948–49 St. Louis 30 .295 .739 1.4 4.6
1948–49 Providence 17 .282 .600 1.5 4.8
Career 146 .265 .691 .7 3.7

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1947 Washington 6 .100 1.000 .0 1.5
1948 St. Louis 7 .333 1.000 .0 3.6
Career 13 .245 1.000 .0 2.6

Head coaching record[edit]

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Georgetown Hoyas (Independent) (1949–1952)
1949–50 Georgetown 12–12
1950–51 Georgetown 8–14
1951–52 Georgetown 15–10
Georgetown: 35–36
Total: 35–36

Sources[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Career statistics
  2. ^ Buddy O'Grady Archived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine at hoyabasketball.com
  3. ^ a b "The Georgetown Basketball History Project: Head Coaches". Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2013-12-31.
  4. ^ The Georgetown Basketball History Project: 1940s Seasons
  5. ^ The Georgetown Basketball History Project: 1950s Seasons