Jack Hewson

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Jack Hewson
Personal information
Born (1924-09-07)September 7, 1924
Waldwick, New Jersey
Died June 26, 2012(2012-06-26) (aged 87)
Knoxville, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Ramsey (Ramsey, New Jersey)
NBA draft 1947 / Round: – / Pick: –
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1946–1951
Position Forward / Center
Number 17
Career history
1946–1947 Philadelphia Sphas
1947–1948 Boston Celtics
1948–1949 Trenton Tigers
1949–1950 Pottsville Packers
1950 Bridgeport Aer-A-Sols
1950–1951 Berwick Carbuilders
Career highlights and awards
Career BAA statistics
Points 65 (2.7 ppg)
Assists 1 (0.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John G. "Jack" Hewson (September 7, 1924 – June 26, 2012) was an American professional basketball player.[1] Hewson was raised in Waldwick, New Jersey and attended Ramsey High School. As part of the V-12 Navy College Training Program during World War II, Hewson attended Muhlenberg College, Bucknell College and Temple University.[2]

Hewson played for the Philadelphia Sphas of the American Basketball League in the 1946–47 season before being selected in the 1947 BAA draft by the Boston Celtics. He played for the Celtics during the 1947–48 season, appearing in 24 games and averaging 2.7 points.[1] Hewson spent the following three years of his career playing for the Trenton Tigers and Bridgeport Aer-A-Sols of the American Basketball League, and the Pottsville Packers and Berwick Carbuilders of the Continental Basketball Association.

BAA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played
 FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage
 APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1947–48 Boston 24 .247 .700 0.0 2.7
Career 24 .247 .700 0.0 2.7


  1. ^ a b Jack Hewson. basketball-reference.com. Accessed January 29, 2013.
  2. ^ Staff. "Dr. John G. Hewson Obituary", The Times (Trenton), July 8, 2012. Accessed December 20, 2013.

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