An accurate two-handed shooter in the days before the jump shot, Irving Torgoff was one of the leading scorers in this era. He played in three different professional leagues.
Playing with the Philadelphia Hebrew SPHAs in 1941-1942 Irv Torgoff chalked up the second most points in the American Basketball League - scored 168 points in the then-scheduled 22 games, including 67 field goals and 34 free throws for a 7.6 points per game average.
Irv Torgoff, a 6-ft 2-inch forward, started his pro career with the Detroit Falcons... then played with Philadelphia and later in the NBA.
Pro basketball history