Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Paul Klapprodt

Paul Klapprodt


Born:
July 10, 1923
Killingworth, CT

Died:
April 21, 2011
West Hartford, CT


Career
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)
1950-51 Hartford Hurricanes (EPBL)

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.

Source:
Obituary, Hartford Courant, April 23, 2011

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