Monday, August 31, 2015

Gene Mechling

Homer Eugene "Gene" Mechling

March 24, 1909
Hopewell, OH

January 26, 1975
Venice, FL 

Glenford High School - Ohio (High School) 
1929-30 Capital University (College)
1930-31 Capital University (College)
1931-32 Capital University (College)
1931-32 Hebron Gassers (Independent)
1931-32 Newark Sterling Oils (Independent)
1932-33 Cochocton (Independent)
1933-34 Cochocton Independents (Independent)
1933-34 Cochocton Buckeyes (Independent)
1934-35 Cochocton Buckeyes  (Independent) 
1935-36 Lancaster (Semi-Pro)
1935-36 Dayton Metropolitans (MBC)
1936-37 Dayton Metropolitans (MBC)
1937-38 Richmond King Clothiers/Cincinnati Comellos (NBL)
1938-39 Dayton Hall's Laundry (Independent) 

Gene Mechling was born in Hopewell, Ohio, the son of Homer (1876-1954) and Gertrude Mechling (1881-1964). He graduated from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, in 1932. He coached high school basketball somewhere in western Ohio prior to 1942, when he was an instructor at Chillicothe High School as well as an official for highs school basketball. He was married to Eleanor (1908-1990) and died in Venice, Florida, in 1975.



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