Monday, April 16, 2018

George Pajak

George John Pajak

August 12, 1916
Ware, MA

June 26, 2011
Ware, MA

1931-32 Ware High School - Massachusetts (High School)
1932-33 Ware High School - Massachusetts (High School)
1938-39 Georgetown University (College)
1939-40 Georgetown University (College)
1940-41 Georgetown University (College)
1941-42 Hartford (CSL)
1944-45 Baltimore Bullets (ABL)
1944-45 Hartford Pros (Independent)
1945-46 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1945-46 Hartford (NEBL)
1945-46 Middleton (CSL)
1946-47 Hartford (NEBL)
1947-48 Jersey City Atoms (ABL)

Born in Ware, Massachusetts, to Antony and Honorata Pajak, George was a talented baseball and basketball player in high school and at Georgetown. He served in the Coast Guard during World War 2, and played pro and semi-pro basketball for a few years in the late 40's. Pajak worked as a gauge inspector at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in Hartford, Connecticut, for many years.

His name sometimes appears in articles and box scores as "Paycheck."

He and his wife, Helen, had one son and one daughter.



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