Paul Seymour

Inducted in 1987

  • Position: Guard
    Height: 6' 1'' Weight: 180
    Born: 1/30/1928, in Toledo, OH, USA
    Died: 5/5/1998
    High School: Woodward, in Toledo, OH
    College: Graduated of University of Toledo
  • Played for Syracuse Nationals: 1947 to 1960
  • Youngest player ever to start in a NBA game at the age of seventeen.
  • Three time NBA All-star:1953 to 1955
  • Captain of Syracuse Nats NBA championship team: 1955
  • Was 2nd leading scorer on NBA title team: 1955
  • Coached the Syracuse Nationals: 1956 to 1960
  • Additional NBA coaching duties: St Louis, Baltimore and the Detroit Pistons.
  • Over-all NBA coaching record: 271 - 241
  • Coached at Onondaga Community College: 1962 to 1964
  • Was also considered as one of Central New York’s greatest softball players

<BACK>