Sobek, Chips

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Sobek, Chips Gender: M
George Edward Sobek
born on 10 February 1920 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Hammond, Indiana, 41n35, 87w30
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°01' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°00 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 12°10'


American basketball guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) who played with the Sheboygan Red Skins (1949-1950) and in the National Basketball League (NBL), most notably for the Toledo Jeeps (1946-1948).

Sobek was later a Chicago White Sox scout from 1950 to 1984, signing Denny McLain (most notably), Steve Trout, and Mike Squires. He also managed several seasons in the Sox organization. He also scouted for the San Francisco Giants from 1985 to 1988.

Sobek was the athletic director and baseball coach at a High School for 26 years and he directed the White Sox Boys Camp in Chilton, Wisconsin. Sobek also was a longtime college basketball referee, notably for the Big Ten Conference.

He died on 9 April 1990, aged 70.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Mulholland, Terry (born 9 March 1963). Notes: San Francisco Giants teammates, 1986-1988


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.


  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 6 ft 0 in/ 1.83 m)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (180 lb/ 82 kg/ 13 st)
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball (Guard)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Basketball)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Referee (Basketball)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Promoter/ Agent (Basketball scout)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (NBA player, 1949-1950)