Jerry Shipp

basketball player for the United States men's national team
1963-64 Phillips 66ers Jerry Shipp.jpg

Jerome Franklin Shipp (September 27, 1935 – October 7, 2021) was an American basketball player. He played for the United States men's national basketball team at the 1964 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal.[1] Shipp was also a three-time Amateur Athletic Union All-American for the Phillips 66ers during the 1960s.[2] Shipp was born in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Shipp died on October 7, 2021 at the age of 86.[3]


  1. "Jerry Shipp (Basketball – 1955–59)". Southeastern Oklahoma State University. January 1, 2007. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  2. Bradley, Robert (2011). "Amateur Athletic Union Basketball". The Association for Professional Basketball Research. Retrieved April 28, 2011.
  3. Longtime Texoma basketball great Jerry Shipp passes