Lew Hitch

Lewis Rufus Hitch
Born: July 16, 1929
Griggsville, IL USA
Deceased: February 8, 2012
Position: F-C
High School: Griggsville
College: Kansas State, Culver-Stockton JC/Utah/Wichita/Emporia St
Drafted: 1951, Round 2 Pick 10, #19 Overall
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 200
Career: 1951-52-1956-57

Lew Hitch averaged 4.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in his 340-game career with the Minneapolis Lakers, Milwaukee Hawks and Philadelphia Warriors. He began playing during the 1951-52 season and last took the court during the 1956-57 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
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers61849215779463002435000089217
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers70102725589136830027566000122261
1953-54Milwaukee Hawks72245260322120813300691141000176575
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers69112923594132100002837700085288
1956-57Minneapolis Lakers30531138525137001161200055141
1956-57Philadelphia Warriors38577151573726001342500048140
Totals34065651597590006584420017423710005751622


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers6113.935.867.00.00.04.00.80.00.00.01.53.6
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers7014.734.961.00.00.03.90.90.00.00.01.73.7
1953-54Milwaukee Hawks7234.136.763.90.00.09.62.00.00.00.02.48.0
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers6916.440.075.80.00.04.11.10.00.00.01.24.2
1956-57Minneapolis Lakers3017.737.772.50.00.03.90.40.00.00.01.84.7
1956-57Philadelphia Warriors3815.237.770.30.00.03.50.70.00.00.01.33.7
Averages34019.336.967.20.00.05.11.10.00.00.01.74.8

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers13152259216004490001624
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers12189461632170064110003249
1954-55Minneapolis Lakers713740162923004210000955
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers35413410700152000715
1956-57Philadelphia Warriors231022002000002
Totals3753512545009455001673200064145

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1951-52Minneapolis Lakers1311.736.028.60.00.03.40.70.00.00.01.21.8
1952-53Minneapolis Lakers1215.834.853.10.00.05.30.90.00.00.02.74.1
1954-55Minneapolis Lakers719.640.079.30.00.06.01.40.00.00.01.37.9
1955-56Minneapolis Lakers318.030.870.00.00.05.00.70.00.00.02.35.0
1956-57Philadelphia Warriors21.50.0100.00.00.01.00.00.00.00.00.01.0
Averages34014.536.058.50.00.04.50.90.00.00.01.73.9