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Ralph English Bishop (October 1, 1915 – October 1, 1974) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

Ralph Bishop
Personal information
Born(1915-10-01)October 1, 1915
Brooklyn, New York
DiedOctober 1, 1974(1974-10-01) (aged 59)
Santa Clara, California
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolYakima (Yakima, Washington)
NBA draft1947 / Round: – / Pick: –
Selected by the Chicago Stags
Career history
1948–1949Denver Nuggets
Career highlights and awards

He was part of the American basketball team that won the gold medal. He played three matches including the final.

Bishop later played professionally for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball League, a forerunner to the National Basketball Association. He averaged 1.8 points per game during the 1948-1949 season.[1]

He played college basketball at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.


  1. ^ Basketball Player Database.

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