Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Fred Nimz

Fred Otto Nimz


Born:
April 22, 1914
Wausau, WI


Died:
May 9, 1992
Fond du Lac, WI


Career
1930-31 Wausau High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1931-32 Wausau High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1932-33 Wausau High School - Wisconsin (High School)
1936-37 Stevens Point Teachers College - Wisconsin (College)
1937-38 Stevens Point Teachers College - Wisconsin (College)
1938-39 Stevens Point Teachers College - Wisconsin (College)
1938-39 Dorchester Aces (Independent)
1938-39 Sheboygan (Independent)
1939-40 Oshkosh All-Stars (Independent)
1939-40 Oshkosh Chris Crafts (Independent)
1940-41 Oshkosh Chris Crafts (Independent)
1941-42 Sheboygan (Independent)
1942-43 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1944-45 Baltimore Bullets (ABL)
1947-48 New Holstein (WSBL)
1948-49 New Holstein (WSBL)

Born to Edward and Alma Nimz, Fred Nimz was also a skilled heavyweight boxer as well as a basketball player. He served at Great Lakes during World War 2. He played one game for Dorchester, which caused a protest from Milwaukee Teachers College with regards to his eligibility.

Source:
Milwaukee Journal, January 18, 1939

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/n/nimzfr01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=nimzfr01

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