Born November 13, 1928 Jack George played in the NBA mainly as a Guard during their playing career, season(s): 1954-1961. John Edwin George, Jr. was an American professional basketball player. He was born in the Pittsburgh suburb of Swissvale, Pennsylvania. George attended St. John's College High School in Washington, D.C. He played basketball and baseball at La Salle University in the early 1950s.