Donald Asmonga

Position Point Guard
Born Feb 15, 1928
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Don

Donald A Asmonga is a retired American basketball player. This 6’2 185 lbs athlete studied in Homestead and in Alliance College. He played professional baseball and basketball too. This is an amazing all-around athlete who led high school basketball team to a 28-0 record and the state championship in 1946.

Whilst playing for Alliance College in Cambridge Springs, he became a three sport letter winner for Coach Ben Pawlina and also a teammate of future long term Alliance Coach, Ted Haluch. As a debut basketball player, he shattered the Eagles single season and high game scoring records, which included 49 point performance against Rochester.

During the same year, he left school after he signed a professional baseball contract with the Boston Red Sox. He played professional baseball in the system for many years. However, he injured his are in 1952, and was forced to give up baseball.

Amazingly, he started another professional sports career and was signed by the Baltimore Bullets in 1953-54 season. The NBA records show that he played for seven games scoring 5 points and 5 assists. His jersey number was 17.

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