Monday, July 11, 2016

Shag Hawkins

Earl Albert "Shag" Hawkins


Born:
September 23, 1920
Dora, AL

Died:
March 10, 2005
Birmingham, AL


Career
Corner High School - Birmingham (High School)
1939-40 Auburn University (College)
1940-41 Auburn University (College)
1941-42 Auburn University (College)
1947-48 Birmingham Vulcans (Southern Basketball League)
1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1948-49 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL)
1949-50 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL)
1950-51 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL) 
1951-52 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL)
1952-53 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL) 

Born in Alabama to James and Rosa Hawkins, the gangling center Hawkins who grew up in Dora, Alabama played at Auburn before entering the U.S. Army.


Source:
Tennessean, February 29, 1948

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/h/hawkiea01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=hawkiea01

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