Born October 26, 1929 Ralph Polson played in the NBA mainly as a Forward/Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1953-1953. Ralph Polson is a former National Basketball Association player. Polson was drafted with the fifth pick in the first round of the 1952 NBA draft. On December 11, 1952 Polson was sold from the Knicks to the Philadelphia Warriors. In Polson's one NBA season, he averaged 3.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.