#25 George Jarvis
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6'3" 195 lbs Guard/Forward
HS: Jamaica Queens Village, NY
Born:  
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1945-46 Fr G 1 0 0 -
0 -
- - 0 0.0
1946-47 So G/C 22 1 - -
- -
- - 44 2.0
1947-48 Jr F 9 8 - -
- -
- - 19 2.1
1948-49 Sr G 13 0 4 -
2 -
- - 10 0.8
Career    
45
9
0
0
0.0
0
0
0.0
0
0
73
1.6

George Jarvis was an outstanding athlete who played guard for Syracuse for four years. He was known for his rugged style of play.

Jarvis played professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system, upon his graduation from high school. With the outbreak of World War II, his baseball career ended as he enlisted into the Army Air Corps. Jarvis would serve in China, India and Burma before the war ended.

He enrolled at Syracuse following the war, and lettered in both basketball (three times) and baseball (four times) where he was a first baseman. He was a starting forward for the basketball team in the 1948 season, until an injury sidelined him.

Following graduation he would play semi-pro basketball in a Connecticut league for a few years. From 1951 to 1976, he was a special agent in the FBI specializing in organized crime and sports gambling. From 1976 until his retirement in 1993, Jarvis was a security representative for the NBA's Golden State Warriors, and for major league baseballs San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's.

Jarvis was honored as a Syracuse Letterwinner of Distinction in 2006.

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