Saturday, March 17, 2018

Herm Knuppel

Herman Dietrich "Dutch" Knuppel

August 23, 1916
Weehawken, NJ

August 16, 1997
Butler, NJ

1938-39 Panzer College - East Orange, NJ (College)
1939-40 Panzer College - East Orange, NJ (College)
1940-41 Panzer College - East Orange, NJ (College)
1940-41 New York Orbachs (AAU)
1941-42 NYCC All Stars (Independent)
1941-42 Washington Brewers (ABL)
1941-42 Frederick High School - Maryland (High School) Head coach
1942-43 New York Jewels (ABL)
1942-43 Harrisburg Senators (ABL)
1942-43 Detroit Eagles (Independent)
1943-44 New York Americans (ABL)
1943-44 Brooklyn Indians (ABL)
1943-44 Philadelphia SPHA's (ABL)
1944-45 Baltimore Bullets (ABL)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1945-46 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)
1946-47 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)

Born in Weehawken, New Jersey, to Bruno and Bertha Knuppel, the 6'7 Knuppel went to West Side High School in Newark, but did not play basketball. He picked it up at Panzer College (now part of Montclair State University) and was a member of their great teams of the late 30's. He would play professionally for various teams in the 40's, mainly in the American League.

Herm and his wife Marian had a son and a daughter.



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