Frank Kudelka

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Frank Kudelka
Personal information
Born (1925-06-25)June 25, 1925
Died May 4, 1993(1993-05-04) (aged 67)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Lowell (San Francisco, California)
College Saint Mary's (1946–1949)
Playing career 1949–1953
Position Guard / Forward
Number 7, 18, 23, 21, 8, 14
Career history
1949–1950 Chicago Stags
1950–1951 Washington Capitols
1951 Boston Celtics
1951–1952 Baltimore Bullets
1952–1953 Philadelphia Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Frank Carl Kudelka (June 25, 1925 - May 4, 1993), nicknamed Apples, was an American National Basketball Association (NBA) player. In his first two years at Saint Mary's College of California, Kudelka averaged 18.1 points per game. Once the shotclock was introduced to college basketball in his junior season, Frank averaged 20.4 points per game. He was the nation's fourth leading scorer. As a senior at Saint Mary's, Frank averaged 16.2 points per game.[1] He was also named an All-American basketball player by the Helms Foundation after his senior season.[2] Frank made his NBA debut in the 1949-50 NBA season for the Chicago Stags. In his first NBA season, Frank averaged 6.7 points and 2.0 assists per game. Frank played four seasons in the NBA with the Stags, Washington Capitols, Boston Celtics, Baltimore Bullets and Philadelphia Warriors. In his NBA career, Frank averaged 7.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.[3]


  1. ^ "#8 - Frank "Apples" Kudelka". Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Kilwein, Richard. "Little known Saint Mary's All-American fact". Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Frank Kudelka NBA statistics". Retrieved 10 August 2012.