Rookie Brown

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Rookie Brown
Personal information
Born (1925-02-15)February 15, 1925
Died May 22, 1971(1971-05-22) (aged 46)
Neptune, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Benjamin Franklin
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Virginia Union
Position Forward / Center
Career history
1949 Dayton Rens
19??–19?? Harlem Globetrotters

William "Rookie" Brown (February 15, 1925 – May 22, 1971) was an American professional basketball player in the United States' National Basketball League (NBL).[1] He played for the Dayton Rens in 10 games during the 1948–49 season.[1] He played collegiately at Virginia Union University and Howard University.[2]

Brown died in Neptune, New Jersey at age 46 from cancer.[3]


  1. ^ a b Rookie Brown NBL stats. Retrieved on July 21, 2015.
  2. ^ William Brown statistics. Retrieved on July 21, 2015.
  3. ^ Known Deceased Basketball Individuals. Association for Professional Basketball Research. Retrieved on July 21, 2015.