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Dan Pippin

Full name: Dan Luther Pippin
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: October 20, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 1, 1965 in McCredie Township, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Peoria Caterpillars, Peoria (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Dan Pippin graduated from the University of Missouri in the late 40s and went on to become a star in the AAU basketball leagues with the Peoria Caterpillars. He was playing for Peoria when he made the 1952 Olympic team and he continued to play for them until the late 50s. He also left the employ of Peoria at that time to enter the insurance business. Pippin later committed suicide.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1952-08-02 USA 36, URS 25 1
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-31 USA 85, ARG 76 12
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1952-07-28 USA 86, URS 58 4
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1952-07-29 USA 103, CHI 55 10
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1952-07-30 USA 57, BRA 53 2
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #1 1 1952-07-25 USA 66, HUN 48 13
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #4 1 1952-07-26 USA 72, TCH 47 11
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Basketball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1952-07-27 USA 57, URU 44 1