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Dale Barnstable
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Barnstable from the 1948 Kentuckian
No. 18
Shooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1925-03-04)March 4, 1925
Antioch, Illinois
Nationality American
Died January 26, 2019(2019-01-26) (aged 93)
Louisville, Kentucky
High school Antioch (Antioch, Illinois)
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College Kentucky (1946–1950)
NBA Draft 1950 / Round: 7 / Pick: –
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× NCAA champion (1948, 1949)
  • Third-team All-SEC (1949)

Dale Barnstable (March 4, 1925 – January 26, 2019) was an American basketball player from Antioch, Illinois who was banned for life from the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1951 for point shaving during his college career at the University of Kentucky.

Early life

Barnstable was born in Antioch, Illinois. Barnstable attended the Antioch Community High School, where he anchored his athletic career.

College career

After high school, he was recruited by the University of Kentucky where he played for Hall of Fame coach Adolph Rupp at the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball from 1946 to 1950. While there, Barnstable was a key player on Rupp's first two championship teams in 1948 and 1949. Barnstable was a starter on the 1949 team, earning third team All-Southeastern Conference honors that season. For his Wildcat career, Barnstable scored 635 points (4.9 per game).

Professional career

Boston Celtics (1950–1951)

Towards the end of his college career, Barnstable was drafted in the seventh round of the 1950 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics.

Personal life

After losing his high school coaching job, Barnstable worked at American Air Filter in Louisville as a salesman until retirement. In the meantime, he became a talented golfer, winning the Kentucky Senior Open twice and playing in the British Senior Open (the first Kentucky amateur to do so).

Barnstable was the father of identical twin actresses, Priscilla "Cyb" and Patricia Barnstable, known for their roles in the television series Quark.

Barnstable died on January 26, 2019, aged 93.

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