Saturday, December 10, 2016

Carl Braun

Carl August Braun, Jr.


Born:
September 25, 1927
Brooklyn, NY

Died:
February 10, 2010
Stuart, FL


Career
Adelphi Academy - Garden City, NY (High School)
1945-46 Colgate University (College)
1946-47 Colgate University (College)
1947-48 New York Knicks (BAA)
1948-49 New York Knicks (BAA)
1949-50 New York Knicks (NBA)
1952-53 New York Knicks (NBA)
1953-54 New York Knicks (NBA)
1954-55 New York Knicks (NBA)
1955-56 New York Knicks (NBA)
1956-57 New York Knicks (NBA)
1957-58 New York Knicks (NBA)
1958-59 New York Knicks (NBA)
1959-60 New York Knicks (NBA) Head coach / player
1960-61 New York Knicks (NBA) Head coach / player
1961-62 Boston Celtics (NBA)


Out of college, Braun pitched in the New York Yankee farm system for a couple season, but his true mark was with the Knicks. The five-time all-star played 12 seasons with the Knicks, and when he joined the Celtics for the final season of his career, he was at the time the Knicks' all-time leading scorer. His career was interrupted by his service in the Army during the Korean War.

Carl married Joan in 1952 and they had four daughters.

Minor League Baseball Stats:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=braun-002car

Source:
Obituary

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/b/braunca01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=braunca01

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