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Frank Gates

Ben Frank Gates , "Frank, Frankie, Needle"
Born: April 12, 1920
(ht) Huntsville, TX USA
Deceased: July 26, 1978
Position: G-F
College: Sam Houston State
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 160
Career: 1946-47-1950-51
Coaching Career

Frank Gates averaged 5.1 points and 0.5 assists per game in his 170-game career with the Anderson Duffey Packers, Anderson Packers, Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons and Houston Mavericks. He began playing during the 1946-47 season and last took the court during the 1950-51 campaign.


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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Anderson Duffey Packers160048362100000000117
1946-47Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons1600201690000000049
1947-48Houston Mavericks2005740000000214
1948-49Anderson Duffey Packers6400150123780000000166378
1949-50Anderson Packers640402113986100091000147287
1950-51Anderson Packers8000000000000027
Totals17004023360028017300091000315872


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Anderson Duffey Packers160.058.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.3
1946-47Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons160.056.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.1
1947-48Houston Mavericks20.057.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.01.07.0
1948-49Anderson Duffey Packers640.063.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.65.9
1949-50Anderson Packers640.028.162.20.00.00.01.40.00.00.02.34.5
1950-51Anderson Packers80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.4
Averages1700.083.661.80.00.00.00.50.00.00.01.95.1

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons700101790000000029
1948-49Anderson Duffey Packers700131150000000031
Totals1400230028140000000060

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1946-47Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons70.052.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.1
1948-49Anderson Duffey Packers70.045.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.4
Averages1700.050.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.3