Carpenter with the Phillips 66ers.
September 24, 1919|
Ash Flat, Arkansas
|Died||March 8, 1988(aged 68)|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school||Ash Flat (Ash Flat, Arkansas)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Born in Ash Flat, Arkansas and nicknamed Shorty despite his 6-foot, 6 inch frame, Carpenter played his college basketball at the University of Arkansas, where he was an All-Southwest Conference performer in 1943. He later played AAU basketball for both the Phillips 66ers and Denver Chevrolets, making AAU All-American teams each year from 1943 to 1947.