Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ralph Langer

Ralph William "Swede" Langer


Born:
April 18, 1921
Ainsworth, NE

Died:
October 18, 1998
Omaha, NE


Career
1936-37 Ainsworth High School - Nebraska (High School)
1937-38 Ainsworth High School - Nebraska (High School)
1938-39 Ainsworth High School - Nebraska (High School)
1940-41 Creighton University (College)
1941-42 Creighton University (College)
1942-43 Creighton University (College)
1946-47 Denver Nuggets (AAU)
1947-48 Omaha Tomahawks (PBLA)

Born to Rudolph and Martha Langer in Ainsworth, Nebraska, Langer starred at Creighton before entering the U.S. Army. After the war, Langer played with the Nuggets and the Tomahawks after the war. In October of 1948, he signed with the St Louis Bombers of the BAA, but was cut before the season began.

He was married to Helen Ryan (1925-2003)

Source:
Nebraska State Journal, October 21, 1948

Stats:
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=langera01
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/ralph-langer/

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