Paul Chadick

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Chadick was a classic “Local Boy Makes Good”, playing with the original professional basketball Wilmington Blue Bombers team in the American Basketball League for five years, in pre-NBA days. He
was a starter on a team of imports from New York City as the Bombers won two titles. He also played pro ball with the Amsterdam, N.Y., Wilkes-Barre, Pa, Nanticoke, Pa, Sunbury, Pa and Trenton, N.J.
teams. Paul played a season and a half at St. Joseph’s College prior to his venture into professional ball. He cracked St. Joseph’s famed “Mighty Mites” starting lineup as a freshman, the only frosh
to do so. He captained Wilmington High School and played a season at Beacom College.



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