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Edward "Stretch" Sadowski

A 6-3, 170 pound center on Lu Hosfield’s state championship North High School team in 1935, who grew to 6-5, 240 as an All-American basketball player at Seton Hall and a professional with a number of teams. While in the Basketball Association of America forerunner of the NBA, he played with the Philadelphia Warriors, Baltimore Bullets and the Boston Celtics and consistently was among the league’s top scorers. In 1947-48, while with Boston “Stretch” averaged a pro career high of 19.4 points a game.

Inducted 1959 | Basketball