Ben Goldfaden

Ben Goldfaden
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Personal information
Born (1913-09-06)September 6, 1913
Died March 25, 2013(2013-03-25) (aged 99)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College George Washington (1934–1937)
Playing career 1938–1947
Position Forward
Career history
1938–1942 Washington Brewers
1942–1943 Philadelphia Sphas
1943–1945 Wilmington Bombers
1945–1946 Trenton Tigers
1946 Washington Capitols
1946–1948 Trenton Tigers
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Benjamin Paul Goldfaden (September 6, 1913 – March 25, 2013[1]) was an American professional basketball player. He played two games in the Basketball Association of America (BAA) as a member of the Washington Capitols during the 1946–47 season. His salary for the season was US$2,000 ($26,222 adjusted for inflation). He spent most of his professional career playing in the American Basketball League.[2] Goldfaden became a physical education teacher after quitting playing basketball in 1948.[1] He attended George Washington University.

BAA career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Washington 2 .000 .500 .0 1.0
Career 2 .000 .500 .0 1.0

References

  1. ^ a b "Ben Goldfaden: He played 2 games in NBA's initial season". Orlando Sentinel. orlandosentinel.com. 26 March 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  2. ^ Tranum, Sam (August 30, 2003). "Basketball's Bygone League". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved July 5, 2017.

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