Monday, September 19, 2016

Norm Baker

Norman Henry Baker

February 17, 1923
Victoria, BC, Canada

April 23, 1989
Victoria, BC, Canada

McGill (College) ??
1938-39 Victoria Dominoes (Independent)
1941-42 Victoria Dominoes (Independent)
1942-43 Victoria R.C.A.F. (Military)
1944-45 Pat Bay Gremlins (Independent)
1945-46 Victoria Dominoes (Independent)
1946-47 Chicago Stags (BAA)
1946-47 Vancouver Hornets (PCL)
1947-48 Vancouver Hornets (PCL)
1949-50 New York Celtics (Independent)
1950-51 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent) 

Baker was voted the best Canadian basketball player of the first half of the 20th century in a poll conducted in 1950. At the age of 16, he joined the Dominos and helped them to a national tournament title. He was also a very well-known lacrosse player.

Winnipeg Tribune, May 8, 1943


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