Dick Evans (athlete)

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Dick Evans
Dick Evans (Iowa).jpg
Evans from 1941 Hawkeye
Personal information
Born (1915-05-31)May 31, 1915
Chicago, Illinois
Died May 26, 2008(2008-05-26) (aged 92)
Sarasota, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school DePaul Academy (Chicago, Illinois)
College Iowa (1939–1940)
Position Forward / Center
Career history
1940 Hammond Ciesar All-Americans
1940 Sheboygan Red Skins
1941–1942 Chicago Bruins
1942–1943 Chicago Studebaker Flyers

Richard Jacob "Dick" Evans (May 31, 1915 – May 26, 2008) was an American professional basketball and football player. Evans was born on May 31, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Professional athlete[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Evans played for four teams in the National Basketball League between the 1940–41 and 1942–43 seasons: the Hammond Ciesar All-Americans, Sheboygan Red Skins, Chicago Bruins, and Chicago Studebaker Flyers. In 32 career games played he averaged 2.4 points per game.

Football[edit]

Evans also played with the Green Bay Packers during the 1940 NFL season and the 1943 NFL season. During the two season in between, he played with the Chicago Cardinals.

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