Thursday, July 14, 2016

Vic Krafft

Victor Edmondson Krafft

June 3, 1919
Chicago, IL

November 21, 1991

Wilson JC - Chicago (College)
1942-43 Harlem Globetrotters (Independent)
1943-44 Lincoln Airfield Raiders (military)
1946-47 Chicago Monarchs (Independent)
1946-47 Chicago Colored Collegians (Independent)
1947-48 Chicago Colored Collegians (Independent)
1948-49 Dayton Rens (NBL)
1949-50 Chicago Colored Collegians (Independent)
1950-51 Chicago Colored Collegians (Independent)
1951-52 Chicago Colored Collegians (Independent)

Krafft served in the Army Air Corps during World War 2. A basketball player of renown skill for many years with all-black teams, Krafft was also a notable player of pool checkers, winning the 1971 Top Master title.

Arlington Heights Herald, November 8, 1946
Jacksonville Daily Journal, November 28, 1951
Ancestry link to widow


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