Ralph Beard was a professional basketball player who played Guard as number 12. Beard’s height was 5 ft 10 in. Beard’s weight was 175 pounds. Beard died on November 29, 2007, in Louisville, Kentucky. Beard was born on December 2, 1927, in Hardinsburg, Kentucky. This article takes a deep dive into Ralph Beard’s net worth.
In high school, Ralph Beard played basketball for Louisville Male High School (Louisville, Kentucky). Beard played basketball in college with Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball (1945-1949) and started playing professionally in 1949. In the 1949 draft, Beard was chosen in round 2 by the Chicago Stags. Beard left the game of basketball in 1951.
Beard played for the Indianapolis Olympians during 1949-1950. Some of the highlights of Ralph Beard’s career included: List of NBA All-Stars, 2× List of NCAA Division I men’s basketball champions, and 3× Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans.
Beard set a career record of 2,006 (15.9 ppg) points, 251 (3.8 rpg) rebounds, and 551 (4.4 apg) assists. Beard won a gold medal in the 1948 Summer Olympics in the Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics event.
Basketball yearly earnings range between a few thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of statistics. Although typical NBA players earn a salary of nearly $2 million, some with D-league crossover deals earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is approximately $100 million, although as of today no player makes anywhere near that much money. The top players in the NBA earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, yearly earnings can go below $20,000 annually for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Ralph Beard’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Ralph Beard’s net worth at death is:
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