Eddie Malanowicz

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Eddie Malanowicz
Personal information
Born(1910-12-30)December 30, 1910
Buffalo, New York
DiedSeptember 5, 1967(1967-09-05) (aged 56)
Cheektowaga, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolFosdick-Masten (Buffalo, New York)
CollegeBuffalo (1929–1932)
PositionCenter
Career history
As player:
1934–1935,
1937
Buffalo Bisons
1938–1943Rochester Eber-Seagrams
As coach:
1945–1948Rochester Royals
1948–1951Rochester Royals (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As head coach
As assistant coach

Edmund Eugene Malanowicz (December 30, 1910 – September 5, 1967) was an American professional basketball player and coach.[1][2] He played in the National Basketball League for the Buffalo Bisons during the 1937–38 season and averaged 7.2 points per game.[1][3] He served as the head coach for the Rochester Royals from 1945–46 through 1947–48, then as an assistant from 1948–49 through 1950–51.[4][5][6] During this time, the Royals transitioned from the NBL to the BAA to the NBA.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Legend
Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win–loss %
Playoffs PG Playoff games PW Playoff wins PL Playoff losses PW–L % Playoff win–loss %
Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result
Rochester 1945–46 34 24 10 .706 2nd in Eastern 7 6 1 .857 Won NBL Championship
Rochester 1946–47 44 31 13 .705 1st in Eastern 10 6 4 .600 Lost NBL Championship
Rochester 1947–48 60 44 16 .733 1st in Eastern 10 6 4 .600 Lost NBL Championship
Total 138 99 39 .717 27 18 9 .667


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Edmund Malanowicz NBL stats". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 25, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Eddie Malanowicz". Peach Basket Society. August 31, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2019.
  3. ^ "Edmund Malanowicz Statistics". Just Sports Stats. Retrieved August 25, 2019.
  4. ^ "Eddie Malanowicz, Ex-Royals Coach, Dies at Age 56". Democrat and Chronicle. September 6, 1967. p. 48. Retrieved August 26, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Riess, Steven A. (1998). Sports and the American Jew. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press. p. 226. ISBN 0-8156-2754-8.
  6. ^ Nelson, Murry R. (2009). The National Basketball League: A History 1935–1949. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-7864-4006-1.