Friday, January 15, 2016

Freddie Crum

Frederick W. Crum


Born:
December 3, 1912
Pittsburgh, PA

Died:
July 11, 1987 
Pittsburgh, PA


Career
1930-31 Schenley High School - (High School)
1931-32 Pittsburgh (AAU)
1932-33 Pittsburgh (AAU)
1933-34 McKeesport Willigs (Independent)
1934-35 Pittsburgh Willigs (Independent)
1934-35 Wilmerding YMCA (Independent)
1935-36 Wilmerding YMCA (Independent)
1935-36 Pittsburgh Preps (Independent)
1936-37 Wilmerding YMCA (Independent)
1937-38 Westinghouse Air Brake Five (Independent)
1938-39 Hyatt Big Five (Independent)
1938-39 McKeesport Big Five (Independent)
1939-40 Cardon Big Five (Independent)
1939-40 Westinghouse Air Brake Five (Independent) - player / head coach
1940-41 McKeesport Big Five (Independent)
1940-41 Pittsburgh Pirates (Independent)
1941-42 Hagerstown Conoco Oilers (Independent)
1941-42 Cumberland Collegians (Independent)
1943-44 Pittsburgh Corbetts (Independent) 
1944-45 Pittsburgh Raiders (NBL)
1945-46 Pittsburgh Raiders (Independent)
1946-47 Pittsburgh Pirates (Independent)
1946-47 Pittsburgh Pirates (Independent)
1947-48 Pittsburgh Pirates (Independent)
1948-49 Pittsburgh (AAPBL)

Crum was a very popular and skilled player in Pennsylvania in the 1930's. He was an alternate for the 1936 US Olympic Basketball Team. I didn't find a heck of a lot about him after the 1940's.


Married to Violet Stratton (d. 1971). 



Source:
Cumberland Evening Times, November 25, 1941
Grave

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/c/crumfr01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=crumfr01

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