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Chicago Majors

1961-62 Chicago Majors Roster

American Basketball League (ABL)
Team Record: 39-44
Finished 3rd in the ABL's East Division


Lost conference semi-finals

Coach: Andy Phillip (39-44)

1961-62 Statistics
1961-62 Game-by-Game Results

The Chicago Majors of the American Basketball League ended the 1961-62 season with a record of 39 wins and 44 losses, finishing third in the ABL's East Division. Andy Phillip coached the team. The 1961-62 Chicago Majors lost in the conference semi-finals.


Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
Samuel Barnard F December 28, 1937 6'6" 225 Iowa State
Frank Burks F September 5, 1939 6'4" 191 Wisconsin
Nat Clifton C-F October 13, 1922 6'6" 220 Xavier (LA)
Kelly Coleman G-F September 21, 1938 6'3" 215 Kentucky Wesleyan
Mel Davis July 30, 1937 6'5" 195 Tennessee State
Jack Fitzpatrick F July 14, 1935 6'4" 215 Knoxville
Leroy Gibson F June 29, 1937 6'5" 190 Florida A&M
Tony Jackson F-G November 7, 1942 6'4" 200 St. John's (NY)
Herbert Lee G January 23, 1940 6'0" 200 Indiana
Ken Peterson C June 22, 1938 6'11" 225 Murray State
George Price F 6'5" 205 Memphis State
Joe Scott April 7, 1939 6'4" 170 Missouri
Ron Sobie G September 21, 1934 6'3" 185 DePaul
Herschel Turner G March 29, 1938 6'2" 195 Nebraska
Govoner Vaughn F-G March 1, 1932 6'4" 180 Illinois
John Wessels C February 13, 1938 6'6" 210 Illinois
Hank Whitney F-C April 28, 1939 6'7" 230 Iowa State
Anthony Wilcox C 6'8" 200 Wittenberg
Bob Wilkinson G February 24, 1938 6'1" 180 Indiana
Ronald Zagar G November 12, 1939 5'10" 176 Iowa