Irv Bemoras

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Irv Bemoras
Irv Bemoras, circa 1953.jpg
The Illio, 1953
Personal information
Born (1930-11-18)November 18, 1930
Chicago, Illinois
Died November 1, 2007(2007-11-01) (aged 76)
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Marshall (Chicago, Illinois)
College Illinois (1950–1953)
NBA draft 1953 / Round: 3 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Hawks
Playing career 1953–1957
Position Forward / Guard
Number 7, 26
Career history
19531957 Milwaukee / St. Louis Hawks
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 827 (6.3 ppg)
Rebounds 341 (2.6 rpg)
Assists 125 (1.0 apg)
Stats at

Irving "Irv" Bemoras (November 18, 1930 – November 1, 2007) was an American basketball player.[1]

He played collegiately for the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, where he was voted as one of the top 100 players of all time.

He was selected by the Milwaukee Hawks in the 1953 NBA draft.

He played for the Hawks (1953–54) and the St. Louis Hawks (1956–57) in the NBA for 131 games.

He is a member of the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.


Irv Bemoras and Sally, his wife and life partner for over 50 years, had three children and six grandchildren.


  1. ^ Trevor Jensen. "Irving Bemoras: 1930–2007". Chicago Tribune. 3 November 2007.

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