Dan Swartz

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Dan Swartz
Dan Swartz.jpg
Swartz with the Wichita Vickers.
Personal information
Born (1934-12-23)December 23, 1934
Owingsville, Kentucky
Died April 3, 1997(1997-04-03) (aged 62)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Owingsville (Owingsville, Kentucky)
College Kentucky (1951–1952)
Morehead State (1953–1956)
NBA draft 1956 / Round: 4 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1959–1963
Position Power forward
Number 12
Career history
1959–1960 Wichita Vickers (NIBL)
1961 Cleveland Pipers (ABL)
1961–1962 Philadelphia Tapers (ABL)
1962 Los Angeles Jets (ABL)
1962–1963 Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 175 (4.5 ppg)
Rebounds 88 (2.3 rpg)
Assists 21 (0.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Daniel S. Swartz (December 23, 1934 or 1931 – April 3, 1997)[1] was an American basketball player born in Owingsville, Kentucky.

A 6'4" (1.93 m) forward from Morehead State University, Swartz played one season (1962-63) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Boston Celtics. He averaged 4.5 points per game and won an NBA Championship ring when the Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1963 NBA Finals.


  1. ^ Social Security Death Index[1] has 1931 birth year, basketball-reference.com has 1934 birth year.

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