Thursday, August 20, 2015

Kenneth Gunning

Kenneth Woodrow Gunning


Born:
June 4, 1914
Shelbyville, IN

Died:
April 2, 1991
Seguin, TX

Career
1930-31 Shelbyville High School - Indiana (High School)
1931-32 Shelbyville High School - Indiana (High School)
1932-33 Shelbyville High School - Indiana (High School)
1933-34 Indiana University (College)
1934-35 Indiana University (College)
1935-36 Indiana University (College)
1936-37 Indiana University (College)
1937-38 Whiting Ciesar All-Americans  (NBL)
1938-39 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1939-40 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1940-41 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1941-42 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1941-42 Indiana Collegiates (independent)
1942-43 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1943-44 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1944-45 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1945-46 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1945-46 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1946-47 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1947-48 West New Mexico (College) Head coach
1948-49 Wichita State University (College) Head coach
1949-50 Wichita State University (College) Head coach
1950-51 Wichita State University (College) Head coach
1951-52 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1952-53 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1953-54 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1954-55 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1955-56 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1956-57 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1957-58 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1958-59 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1959-60 Connorsville High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach

Gunning was from Shelbyville, Indiana, attending Shelbyville High School, and played basketball at Indiana University  from 1934-1937. He played in the NBL for one season for Whiting, and then played briefly for Indianapolis after World War 2. A talented baseball player, Gunning also put in some time with Moline in the 3-I League in 1939. He went on to coach at Connorsville High School.

He was married to Ruth and they had three sons and one daughter.

Source:
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise (Texas), April 4, 1991

Minor League Stats:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=gunnin001ken

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/g/gunnike01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=gunnike01
Minor League Baseball Stats

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