Thursday, February 8, 2018

Rip Kaplinsky

Rubin R. "Rip" Kaplinsky


Born:
November 13, 1912
Brooklyn, NY

Died:
May 10, 1996
Boca Raton, FL


Career
1928-29 Thomas Jefferson High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1929-30 Thomas Jefferson High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1930-31 Thomas Jefferson High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1931-32 Thomas Jefferson High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1932-33 St. John's University (College) Freshmen
1933-34 St. John's University (College)
1934-35 St. John's University (College)
1935-36 St. John's University (College)
1936-37 New York Celtics (ABL)
1937-38 New York Yankees (ABL)
1937-38 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
1938-39 New York Jewels (ABL)
1938-39 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL)

One of the more talented youth players in Brooklyn at the time, Rubin was named the captain of the varsity team at Jefferson HS when he was merely a sophomore. He would go on to plat at St. John's before 3 seasons in the ABL.

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Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/rip-kaplinsky/

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