Monday, August 31, 2015

Dudey Moore

Donald Wilson "Dudey" Moore


Born:
April 5, 1910
Pittsburgh, PA

Died:
April 8, 1984
Bristol, PA  

Career
1930-31 Duquesne University (College)
1931-32 Duquesne University (College)
1932-33 Duquesne University (College)
1933-34 Duquesne University (College) 
1934-35 Pittsburgh YMHA (Pittsburgh Municipal)
1935-36 Pittsburgh YMHA (MBC)
1936-37 Pittsburgh YMHA (MBC)
1937-38 Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL) - Player / Head coach
1938-39 Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL) - Player / Head coach
Sharon High School - Pennsylvania (High School) - Head Coach
1948-49 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1949-50 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1950-51 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1951-52 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1952-53 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1953-54 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1954-55 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1955-56 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1956-57 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1957-58 Duquesne University (College) - Head Coach
1958-59 La Salle University (College) - Head Coach
1959-60 La Salle University (College) - Head Coach
1960-61 La Salle University (College) - Head Coach
1961-62 La Salle University (College) - Head Coach
1962-63 La Salle University (College) - Head Coach

Born in Pittsburgh, Moore went to Duquesne ('34) and afterwards played semi-pro and pro basketball before landing on Pittsburgh in the NBL. After his playing days,he took a job coaching at Sharon High School, and then went on to coach for over 10 seasons for Duquesne, leading them to the NIT title in 1955. After the 1958 season, he moved over to coach La Salle. In 1963, following a first-round loss to St Louis in the NIT, the student body burned Moore in effigy and he immediately resigned. We went on to teach high school mathematics. He married Bernice (1911-1992), and had a son, Donald, and a daughter, Carol.

Obit:
http://www.nytimes.com/1984/04/11/obituaries/dudey-moore-is-dead-at-74-coached-1955-nit-winner.html



Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/m/millewa01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=millewa01

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