Monday, August 17, 2015

Leo Crowe

Leo Jerome Crowe

Born:
April 2, 1912
Lafayette, IN

Died:
April 24, 1966
Newport, RI

Career
1931-32 Notre Dame (College)
1932-33 Notre Dame (College)
1933-34 Notre Dame (College)
1934-35 Akron Goodyear (Independent)
1935-36 Akron Goodyear (Independent)  
1935-36 Indianapolis Kautskys (Independent)
1937-38 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL) 
1937-38 Reeves All-Stars - Indiana (Independent)
1937-38 Hilgemeier Packers - Indianapolis (Independent)
1938-39 College All-Stars (Independent)
1940-41 Huntington Catholic - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1941-42 Huntington Catholic - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1944-45 Catholic Central - Allentown, PA (High School) Head coach
1945-46 Catholic Central - Allentown, PA (High School) Head coach
1946-47 Catholic Central - Allentown, PA (High School) Head coach
1950-51 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1951-52 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1952-53 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1953-54 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1954-55 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1955-56 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1956-57 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1957-58 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
1958-59 Rogers High School - Newport, RI (High School) Head coach
 

From Lafayette, Indiana, Leo J. Crowe was the son of James and Wilhelmina Crowe. He was one of 11 brothers, seven of whom also went to Notre Dame. He was a basketball star at Notre Dame ('34) before playing professionally. He became the basketball coach at Huntington Catholic High School in Indiana, winning the state Catholic title in 1941, and lost the championship game in 1942. After that, he moved to Catholic Central High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He moved on to coach at Rogers High School in Newport, Rhode Island, where a heart attack in 1959 ended his coaching days. He died in 1966 shortly after suffering another heart attack.

He was married to Annabelle Barnes and had a son and a daughter.




Source:
Indianapolis Star, January 9, 1939

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/c/crowele01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=crowele01

No comments:

Post a Comment