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Frank McCabe #47

  • Height: 6'10“
  • Weight: 204 lbs.
  • Born: June 30, 1927 in Grand Rapids, MI
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  • Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School Career

Marquette Career

Led Marquette in scoring during the 1948-49 season (12.7 ppg) and also served as team captain that year.

Professional Career

In 1950, McCabe began to play for the Caterpillar basketball team in Peoria. He would play for a total of threes years as one of the dominant players of the Caterpillar AAU team.

Accolades

  • Was a member of the 1952 United States Olympic Basketball Team that defeated the Russian team to win the gold medal in Helsinki, Finland. He played in 7 of the 8 matches. Wikipedia Entry
  • Played with Bob Kurland (Basketball HOF, '61) and Clyde Lovellette (Basketball HOF, '88) on the Olympic team.
  • Elected to the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame in 1982. It was the Hall of Fame's second class of inductees.
  • Was a member of the Triangle Fraternity.

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