Charley Shipp

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Charles William Shipp (December 3, 1913 – March 21, 1988) was an American professional basketball player and coach.

A 6'1" guard-forward, Shipp attended Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, where he led the Irish to the National Catholic Championship in 1933.[1] Shipp played thirteen seasons (1937–1950) in the NBL and NBA as a member of the Akron Wingfoots, Oshkosh All-Stars, Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons, Anderson Packers, and Waterloo Hawks. During the 1949-50 NBA season he served as a player-coach for the Waterloo Hawks, posting an 8-27 record.[2][3] He made 5 All-NBL 1st teams (1937–38, 1939–43) and 2 All-NBL 2nd teams (1938–39, and 1943–44).


  1. ^ Charles W. Shipp Archived July 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. at Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
  2. ^ BBALLsports Statistical Database.
  3. ^ Charley Shipp. basketball-reference.