July 16, 1929|
|Died||February 8, 2012(aged 82)|
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Culver–Stockton College (1947–1948)|
Kansas State (1949–1951)
|NBA draft||1951 / Round: 2 / Pick: 19th overall|
|Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|Number||11, 12, 15, 14|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,075 (5.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,183 (5.3 rpg)|
|Assists||499 (1.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6'8" forward/center from Kansas State University, Hitch played six seasons (1951–1957) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Minneapolis Lakers, Milwaukee Hawks, and Philadelphia Warriors. He averaged 5.0 points per game in his career and won two championships with the Lakers.
He died on February 8, 2012 after an extended illness.
- Lew Hitch at Basketball-Reference.com
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