Ray Ragelis

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Ray Ragelis
Personal information
Born (1928-12-10)December 10, 1928
Died September 19, 1983(1983-09-19) (aged 54)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Washington (East Chicago, Indiana)
College Northwestern (1948–1951)
NBA draft 1951 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Rochester Royals
Playing career 1951–1952
Position Small forward / Power forward
Number 18
Career history
As player:
1951–1952 Rochester Royals
As coach:
1954–1955 Lake Forest
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 68
Rebounds 76
Assists 31
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Raymond Ernest Ragelis (December 10, 1928 – September 19, 1983) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'4" (1.93 m) and 205 lbs (93 kg) forward from Northwestern University, Ragelis was selected in the second round of the 1951 NBA draft by the Rochester Royals. He played one season with Rochester, coming off the bench in 51 of the 66 games and averaging 1.3 points per game.[1] The Rochester Royals won the NBA's Western Division that season but fell to the Minneapolis Lakers in the second round of the playoffs.[2]

Early years[edit]

He attended Washington High School in East Chicago, Indiana,[1] playing for Johnnie Baratto; he led the Senators to the State Finals in 1947. He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991.[3]


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  2. ^ http://www.basketball-reference.com/leagues/NBA_1952.html
  3. ^ http://www.hoopshall.com/hall-of-fame/ray-ragelis/?query=name.eq.Ray Ragelis&xsearch_id=HallofFame_Last_Name&xsearch[0]=Ray Ragelis&back=HallofFame