Born December 2, 1922 Fred Jacobs played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1947-1947. Winfred O. "Fred" Jacobs was an American professional basketball player. He played in 16 games for the Basketball Association of America's St. Louis Bombers during the first half of the 1946–47 season. Jacobs played college basketball at the University of Denver.