Jim Baechtold

James Edward Baechtold
Born: December 9, 1927
McKeesport, PA USA
Deceased: August 29, 2011
Position: F-G
High School: Moon
College: Eastern Kentucky
Drafted: 1952, Round 1 Pick 2, #2 Overall
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Career: 1952-53-1956-57

Jim Baechtold averaged 9.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in his 323-game career with the Baltimore Bullets, New York Knicks and Elmira Colonels. He began playing during the 1952-53 season and last took the court during the 1956-57 campaign.


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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1952-53Elmira Colonels200018070000000043
1952-53Baltimore Bullets640189362124224017700219154000203661
1953-54New York Knicks700162746517017713400183117000195474
1954-55New York Knicks72562536898362339279003072180002021003
1955-56New York Knicks700173869526829123300220163000156769
1956-57New York Knicks45046219775886600803300039216
Totals323568256287611350011358960010096850007953166


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1952-53Elmira Colonels200.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.021.5
1952-53Baltimore Bullets64029.639.073.80.00.03.42.40.00.00.03.210.3
1953-54New York Knicks70023.236.675.70.00.02.61.70.00.00.02.86.8
1954-55New York Knicks725635.240.382.30.00.04.33.00.00.00.02.813.9
1955-56New York Knicks70024.838.680.10.00.03.12.30.00.00.02.211.0
1956-57New York Knicks45010.338.175.00.00.01.80.70.00.00.00.94.8
Averages3235625.639.578.90.00.03.12.10.00.00.02.59.8

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1952-53Baltimore Bullets286301611600811000938
1953-54New York Knicks4106291213110010110001935
1954-55New York Knicks3115451715140014140001348
Totals93071044500393100323600041121

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1952-53Baltimore Bullets243.053.354.50.00.04.05.50.00.00.04.519.0
1953-54New York Knicks426.541.484.60.00.02.52.80.00.00.04.88.8
1954-55New York Knicks338.337.893.30.00.04.74.70.00.00.04.316.0
Averages32334.143.379.50.00.03.64.00.00.00.04.613.4