Born June 21, 1921 Herschel Baltimore played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1947-1947. Herschel David "Herk" Baltimore was an American basketball player, and World War II veteran. During World War II, he served as tank commander, and received the Bronze Star. He played collegiately for the Pennsylvania State University. He played for the St. Louis Bombers in the BAA for 58 games.