Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mally Johnson

Morris William "Mally" Johnson


Born:
February 4, 1908
Marshall, MN

Died:
September 16, 1969
San Leandro, CA

Career
Marshall High School - Minnesota (High School)
1927-28 North Carolina State (College)
1928-29 North Carolina State (College)
1929-30 North Carolina State (College)
1930-31 Cudahy AC - Sioux City, IA (Independent)
1937-38 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)
1938-39 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (NBL)

NC State's first All-American (1930), he was also the quarterback for the football team.

Updated 7/28/2016
Sioux City Journal pointed out he went to Marshall HS in Minnesota, which pointed right at Morris William Johnson. Nice connection.

Source:
Sioux City Journal, February 1, 1931
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Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/j/johnsmo01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=johnsma03

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