Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Jake Bornheimer

Jacob N. Bornheimer

June 29, 1927
New Brunswick, NJ

September 10, 1986
New Brunswick, NJ

1942-43 St. Peter's - New Brunswick, NJ (High School)
1943-44 St. Peter's - New Brunswick, NJ (High School)
1944-45 St. Peter's - New Brunswick, NJ (High School)
1945-46 Newport Naval Base (Military)
1946-47 Muhlenberg College - Pennsylvania (College)
1947-48 Worcester Table Talks - Massachusetts (Independent)
1948-49 Philadelphia Warriors (BAA)
1948-49 Utica Olympics (NYSL)
1949-50 Philadelphia Warriors (NBA)

Born to Jacob and Florence Bornheimer, Jake's older brother Bill played professional basketball in the ABL and with other independent teams. After high school, Jake joined the U.S. Navy in the summer of 1945 at the closing of World War 2. He played one season at Muhlenberg before signing with the Warriors.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), December 9, 1945
Troy Record, December 10, 1945
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 16, 1947
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 9, 1949


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