Dan Swartz

Daniel S. Swartz (December 23, 1934 or 1931 – April 3, 1997)[1] was an American basketball player born in Owingsville, Kentucky.

Dan Swartz
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Swartz with the Wichita Vickers.
Personal information
Born(1934-12-23)December 23, 1934
Owingsville, Kentucky
DiedApril 3, 1997(1997-04-03) (aged 62)
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolOwingsville (Owingsville, Kentucky)
NBA draft1956 / Round: 4 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career1959–1963
PositionPower forward
Career history
1959–1960Wichita Vickers
1961Cleveland Pipers
1961–1962Philadelphia Tapers
1962Los Angeles Jets
1962–1963Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points175 (4.5 ppg)
Rebounds88 (2.3 rpg)
Assists21 (0.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

A 6'4" (1.93 m) forward from Morehead State University, Swartz played one season (1962-63) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Boston Celtics. He averaged 4.5 points per game and won an NBA Championship ring when the Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1963 NBA Finals.


  1. ^ Social Security Death Index[1] has 1931 birth year, basketball-reference.com has 1934 birth year.

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