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Lew Beck

Full name: Lewis William "Lew" Beck, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: April 19, 1922 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: April 3, 1970 in Great Falls, Montana, United States
Affiliations: Phillips 66ers, Bartlesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Lew Beck played college basketball at Oregon State, but was better known as an AAU star in the 40s with the great Phillips ‘66 teams. He accomplished this after sustaining a leg injury while fighting in World War II. He never played professional basketball, instead accepting a business position with the Phillips Company. The Lew Beck Memorial Award is given at Oregon State to the basketball team’s most outstanding newcomer. Beck is a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1948-08-13 USA 65, FRA 21 6
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1948-08-12 USA 71, MEX 40 2
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1948-08-09 USA 63, URU 28 7
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #1 1 1948-07-31 USA 86, SUI 21 1
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #6 1 1948-08-02 USA 53, TCH 28 7
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #8 1 1948-08-03 USA 59, ARG 57 2
1948 Summer 26 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #14 1 1948-08-06 USA 61, PER 33 8
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