peoplepill id: frido-frey
American basketball player
|Intro||American basketball player|
|Was||Athlete Basketball player|
|Birth||26 October 1921, Germany, Germany|
|Death||16 May 2000, Ronkonkoma, USA (aged 78 years)|
The details (from wikipedia)
Frido Frey (October 26, 1921 – May 16, 2000) was an American basketball player. A 6'2" forward, he was the first German-born player in the National Basketball Association (then the Basketball Association of America).
Frey attended New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, where he served as captain of his basketball team. Art Modell described him as "one of the best high-school basketball players in the city". Frey then played basketball at Long Island University and with the Manhattan Beach Coast Guard. He played 23 games for the New York Knicks during the 1946–47 BAA season and scored 88 points.
BAA career statistics
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