Charles Frederick "Chub" Watson
August 5, 1915 ??
Jane Lew, WV
June 28, 1971 ??
West Virginia ??
Jane Lew High School - West Virginia (High School)
1934-35 Davis & Elkins (College)
1935-36 Marshall University (College)
1936-37 Marshall University (College)
1937-38 Marshall University (College)
1938-39 Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL)
1938-39 Clarksburgh Oilers (Independent)
1939-40 Clarksburgh Oilers (Independent)
1940-41 Clarksburgh Oilers (Independent) - Head coach / player
Played one game for Pittsburgh, putting up 16 points.
Were there two Watsons at Marshall at the same time?
Chub played basketball at Marshall, as well as being a catcher on the
baseball team. He played football there, too, despite having never
played prior. After college, he played professional basketball and also coached high school football at St. Mary's Catholic School in Clarksburg, WV, in 1940. He coached at Marshall University for a while before becoming an FBI agent in Fairmont, West Virginia. Married to Maxine Watson.
- Update 8/17/16 -
Thanks to a family member, I got his full name and that he was definitely born in Jane Lew.
Cumberland Evening Times, August 1, 1941
Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), February 25, 1941
Beckley Post-Herald, February 11, 1962