Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Paul Klapprodt

Paul Klapprodt

July 10, 1923
Killingworth, CT

April 21, 2011
West Hartford, CT

1939-40 Bulkeley High School - Hartford (High School)
1940-41 Bulkeley High School - Hartford (High School)
1946-47 Hartford Hurricanes (NEBL)
1947-48 Hartford Hurricanes (NEBL)
1947-48 Meriden Spurs (Independent)
1947-48 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)
1948-49 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)
1948-49 Bridgeport Newfield Steelers (ABL)
1949-50 Middletown Guards (EBL-Ct)
1950-51 Hartford Hurricanes (EBL-Ct)

Klapprodt played baseball and basketball in high school and served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2 after graduating. He would play basketball with the Hartford Hurricanes in 1947-48, averaging 9.6 points per game. He was averaging 8.7 ppg in 1947-49 before being sold to Bridgeport on February 16, 1949. Klapprodt was a successful insurance agent in the Hartford area, and died in 2011.

Paul married Ingrid Anderson in 1949 and they had one son and one daughter.

Obituary, Hartford Courant, April 23, 2011


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