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Ed Wachter

Born: Jun 30, 1883

Death: Mar 12, 1966

Birthplace: Troy

Nationality: United States

Ed Wachter

Date of Birth : Jun 30, 1883
Date of Death : Mar 12, 1966
Birth Place : Troy

Edward A. Wachter was one of the first professional basketball players. The 6 ft 1 in Wachter is widely regarded as the greatest center of the 1910s. Wachter, a native of Troy, New York, played for several professional teams, like the Troy Trojans, in his 25-year career. He later coached at several schools, including Harvard University. He was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1961.

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