#16 John Balinsky
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5'9" 165 lbs Guard
HS: Naugatuck Naugatuck, CT
Born: 7/9/1912 Naugatuck, CT
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1934-35 So G
13
0
               
12
0.9
1935-36 Jr G
17
0
               
47
2.8
1936-37 Sr G
15
4
24
14
62
4.1
Career    
45
4
+24
0
0.0
+14
0
0.0
0
0
121
2.7

Johnny Balinsky was a starting guard for Syracuse in the 1930's and a three time letterman. He was known for a two hand set shot he took from the corner of the court. He was co-captain of the basketball team his John Balinsky Syracuse Orangemensenior season.

Balinsky won two Connecticut state championships while at Naugatuck High School.

During World War II he was a supply sergeant stationed stateside. He was later a longtime businessman in Canastota, NY. Balinsky passed away in 1989.

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