Carl Meinhold

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Carl Meinhold
Personal information
Born (1926-03-29) March 29, 1926 (age 91)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Hazleton (Hazleton, Pennsylvania)
College LIU Brooklyn (1944–1946)
Playing career 1947–1952
Position Guard / Forward
Number 31, 6, 11
Career history
1947–1948 Baltimore Bullets
1948–1949 Chicago Stags
1949 Providence Steamrollers
Scranton Miners (ABL)
Career highlights and awards

Carl Marvin Meinhold (born March 29, 1926) is a former American professional basketball player.

A 6'2" guard/forward from Long Island University, Meinhold played two seasons (1947–1949) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Baltimore Bullets, Chicago Stags, and Providence Steamrollers. He averaged 5.3 points per game in his career and won a league championship with Baltimore in 1948. In 1953-54 he played for the Washington Generals, a team which toured with (and generally lost to) the Harlem Globetrotters.

Meinhold attended Hazleton High School in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, where in 1944 he led the team to a Pennsylvania state title, scoring 25 points in the final.[1]


  1. ^ "Hazleton Upsets Lower Merion, 59 to 31". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 29, 1944. Retrieved August 25, 2012. 

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