Cal Christensen

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Cal Christensen
Personal information
Born (1927-07-08)July 8, 1927
Toledo, Ohio
Died August 31, 2011(2011-08-31) (aged 84)
Waterville, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Macomber (Toledo, Ohio)
College Toledo (1947–1950)
NBA draft 1950 / Round: 5 / Pick: 52nd overall
Selected by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks
Playing career 1950–1955
Position Power forward / Center
Number 14, 20, 18
Career history
19501952 Tri-Cities Blackhawks / Milwaukee Hawks
19521955 Rochester Royals
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,507 (5.2 ppg)
Rebounds 1,587 (5.5 rpg)
Assists 460 (1.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Calvin Lawrence "Cal" Christensen (July 8, 1927 – August 31, 2011) was an American basketball player.

He played collegiately for the University of Toledo.

He was selected by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 1950 NBA draft.

He played for the Blackhawks (1950–51), Milwaukee Hawks (1951–52) and Rochester Royals (1952–55) in the NBA for 291 games. He died in 2011 in Waterville, Ohio where he lived with his wife of 51 years, Sharon.[1]

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