Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Bill Landis

Bill Charles "Tall Timber" Landis, Jr.

June 25, 1925
Fountain Hill, PA

September 26, 1997
Quakertown, PA

1942-43 Quakertown High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1943-44 Albright College - Reading, PA (College)
1944-45 Albright College - Reading, PA (College)
1946-47 Reading Keys (EPBL)
1946-47 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)

The 6'7, 190 pound Landis starred on the court at Quakertown HS, and by the time he finished at Albright college, had grown to 6'9 and 215 pounds.

Landis signed with the Philadelphia Warriors of the BAA in October of 1946 but was waived and wound up with the Bombers in the ABL. He played five games for the Bombers, putting up 26 points. He left basketball and worked for many years in the maintenance department of the Reading Railroad.

Morning Call (Allentown, PA) September 27, 1997


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