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Joe Caldwell

Full name: Joseph Louis "Joe" Caldwell
Nickname(s): Pogo Joe, Jumping Joe
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: November 1, 1941 in Texas City, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Arizona State Sun Devils, Phoenix (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Other SR Links: Basketball-Reference.com

Biography

Jumping Joe Caldwell, the human pogo stick, played for Arizona State in the early 60s. He went on to play for 11 years in the NBA and the ABA, always as a top performer Caldwell was only 6-5 (1.95) tall, short for a forward, but he played that position well thanks to his prodigious leaping ability. In 1970 Caldwell jumped leagues, going from Atlanta of the NBA to Carolina of the ABA. He later became enmeshed in a bitter contract dispute as a result of his changing leagues and some later developments.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1964-10-23 USA 73, URS 59 14
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1964-10-21 USA 62, PUR 42 6
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #4 1 1964-10-11 USA 78, AUS 45 4
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1964-10-12 USA 77, FIN 51 16
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #9 1 1964-10-13 USA 60, PER 45 5
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #13 1 1964-10-14 USA 83, URU 28 16
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #20 1 1964-10-16 USA 69, YUG 61 6
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #23 1 1964-10-17 USA 86, BRA 53 4
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Basketball United States USA Group B Match #25 1 1964-10-18 USA 116, KOR 50 10
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