Ed Macauley, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ed Macauley

American basketball player and coach

Date of Birth: 22-Mar-1928

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Date of Death: 08-Nov-2011

Profession: basketball player, basketball coach

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Ed Macauley

  • Charles Edward Macauley (March 22, 1928 – November 8, 2011) was a professional basketball player.
  • His playing nickname was "Easy Ed."Macauley spent his prep school days at St.
  • Louis University High School, then went on to Saint Louis University, where his team won the NIT championship in 1948.
  • He was named the AP Player of the Year in 1949. Macauley played in the NBA with the St.
  • Louis Bombers, Boston Celtics, and St.
  • Louis Hawks.
  • Macauley was named MVP of the first NBA All-Star Game (he played in the first seven), and was named to the NBA's All-NBA First Team three consecutive seasons.
  • He was named to the All-NBA second team once, in 1953–54β€”the same season he led the league in field goal percentage.
  • Macauley's trade (with Cliff Hagan) to St.
  • Louis brought Bill Russell to the Celtics.
  • In the two years he coached with the Hawks, he led them to an 89–48 record, with a 9–11 playoff record.
  • After retiring, he became sports director of KTVI, then the ABC affiliate in his native St.
  • Louis. Macauley scored 11,234 points in ten NBA seasons and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1960.
  • At age 32, he still holds the record for being the youngest male player to be admitted.
  • His uniform number 22 was retired by the Celtics and he was also awarded a star on the St.
  • Louis Walk of Fame.In 1989 Macauley was ordained a deacon of the Catholic Church.
  • With Father Francis Friedl, he coauthored the book Homilies Alive: Creating Homilies That Hit Home.He died on November 8, 2011, at his home in St.
  • Louis, Missouri.
  • He was 83.

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