Stanley Stutz

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Stanley Stutz
Personal information
Born April 14, 1920
Worcester, Massachusetts
Died October 28, 1975(1975-10-28) (aged 55)
New Rochelle, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school Classical (Worcester, Massachusetts)
College Rhode Island (1938–1942)
Playing career 1943–1949
Position Guard / Forward
Number 7, 5
Career history
1943–1944 New York Americans
1944–1946 Baltimore Bullets
1946–1948 New York Knicks
1948–1949 Baltimore Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Stanley Stutz (born Stanley John Modzelewski; April 14, 1920 – October 28, 1975[1]) was an American professional basketball player.

Stutz, a 5'10" guard-forward from Worcester, Massachusetts, attended the University of Rhode Island where he led the NCAA in scoring three consecutive years from 1940–1942. Stutz then played three seasons (1946–1949) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the New York Knicks and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 7.1 points per game in his career.[2]

Stutz later coached the Washington Tapers of the American Basketball League.[3]

BAA career statistics[edit]

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

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 New York 60 .268 .782 .8 8.0
1947–48 New York 47 .218 .837 1.2 7.0
1948–49 Baltimore 59 .281 .824 1.4 6.3
Career 166 .256 .813 1.1 7.1

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 New York 5 .277 .875 1.4 16.8
1947–48 New York 3 .273 .818 .3 5.0
1948–49 Baltimore 3 .200 .500 .0 1.7
Career 11 .274 .816 .7 9.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ David L. Porter. Basketball: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood, 2005. 461.
  2. ^ Stan Stutz. basketball-reference.com
  3. ^ Association for Professional Basketball Research American Basketball League page

External links[edit]