Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Basketball
Inducted: 1993
Country: United States
Born: 1912 in New York, New York
Died: June 11, 1991

A City College of New York (CCNY) All-America in 1932 and 1933, Moe Spahn played on five American Basket­ball League (ABL) championship teams during the 1930s. He was the ABL's Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1937-38 and MVP runner-up the previous two seasons.

Spahn captained CCNY in his senior year and led the team to a 32-2 record during his two All-America seasons. Upon graduation, he became an assistant coach at his alma mater under Nat Holman as he worked toward his masters degree.

Turning pro in 1934, Spahn played with various teams in the ABL—the Brooklyn Visitations, the Jersey Reds, the New York Jewels, and the Philadel­phia SPHAs. From 1934 through 1938, Spahn led the ABL in free throws made, and he was the League's second leading scorer for two seasons, 1936 to 1938.

Basketball icon Nat Holman listed Spahn among his 10 greatest players of all time.
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