Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fred Paine

Frederick Vincent Paine, Jr.


Born:
December 7, 1925
Stockdale, PA

Died:
October 26, 2004
Jupiter, FL


Career
1943-44 Westminster College - Pennsylvania (College)
1945-46 Westminster College - Pennsylvania (College)
1946-47 Westminster College - Pennsylvania (College)
1947-48 Youngstown Cubs (AAPBL)
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1949-50 Washington (AAPBL?)
1950-51 Altoona Flyers (AAPBL)

Paine starred at Westminster College, interrupted with his service in the U.S. Navy during World War 2. He played in various professional leagues in the Eastern U.S., including a brief stop with Providence in the BAA. Paine was also a fine amateur golfer, winning the Pennsylvania amateur title and competing in the national tournament five times. He worked for Nalco in the Metals Division for many years, eventually becoming he President of the International Division.

Fred was married to Barbara Johnson (1926-2007) in 1950 and they had three sons.

Source:
Altoona Tribune, December 23, 1950
Pittsburgh Press, August 30, 1964
Obituary, Chicago Tribune, October 30, 2004
Barbara's Obituary, Salt Lake Tribune, July 5, 2007

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/p/painefr01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=painefr01

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