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Fred W Bassett
Fred W  Bassett

Last College:
New York AC

Position:
Field

Induction Year:
1977


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1977

Club: New York Athletic Club

College: Yale University

High School:

Playing Record: NYAC 1930 - 1951

Participation:

  • AAU Sr. National outdoor Champs 1934, 37, 38, 39, 38
  • AAU Sr. National indoor Champs 1935, 36, 37
  • AAU Sr. National indoor Soft Ball Champs 1934 - 39, 1946
  • AAU Sr. National outdoor Soft Ball Champs 1934, 35, 38, 39
  • Mid-Ocean Championship Team 1937, 38, 39, 46
  • US Olympic Trials Team (bronze) 1948

Coach:

  • Yale Univ. WP Team 1956 - 70, Eastern Collegiate Water Polo League Champs Yale 1973
  • AAU Jr. National Champs 1973

Referee:

  • Eastern Collegiate and AAU competition

Honors:

  • Yale University Hall of Fame 1973
  • All American Soft Ball Team indoor 7 outdoor 1937
  • All American Hard Ball Team 1937
  • All American AAU National indoor team 1950
  • Member AAU National Water Polo Committee 1973
  • Member US Olympic Water Polo Committee 1973 - 77
  • Allied All Star Team Algiers, Africa WWII

Personal:

  • Chief Petty Officer USN during WWII
  • Spouse Marie, Sons Tom, Danny & Jimmy (twins)
  • Sales Manager Austin Nichols & Co.
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