John Barr (basketball)

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John Barr
Personal information
Born (1918-08-18)August 18, 1918
Died July 1, 2002(2002-07-01) (aged 83)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Shamokin (Shamokin, Pennsylvania)
College Penn State (1938–1941)
Playing career 1945–1949
Position Forward
Number 8, 13
Career history
As player:
1945–1946 Wilmington Bombers
1946–1947 St. Louis Bombers
1947–1948 Wilkes-Barre Barons
1948–1949 Sunbury Mercuries
As coach:
1957–1969 Susquehanna
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John E. Barr (August 8, 1918 - July 1, 2002) was an American professional basketball player.

He played collegiately for Penn State University.

He played for the St. Louis Bombers (1946–47) in the BAA for 58 games.

Following his playing career, Barr was a coach. He served as head coach for Susquehanna University from 1957 to 1969, compiling a 107–115 record.[1]

BAA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  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
1946–47 St. Louis 58 .283 .595 .9 5.1
Career 58 .283 .595 .9 5.1

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "John Barr resigns after long career as Susquehanna basketball, golf coach". The Selinsgrove Times-Tribune. March 6, 1969. Retrieved September 10, 2017.