Thursday, October 22, 2015

Paul Sokody

Paul Sokody, Jr.


Born:
August 18, 1914
Elgin, IL   

Died:
May 12, 1992
Elgin, IL 


Career
1931-32 Elgin High School - Illinois (High School)
1932-33 Elgin High School - Illinois (High School)
1933-34 Elgin High School - Illinois (High School)
1935-36 Marquette University (College)
1936-37 Marquette University (College)
1937-38 Marquette University (College)
1938-39 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1939-40 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1940-41 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1941-42 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1942-43 Chicago Studebaker Flyers (NBL)
1942-43 Detroit Eagles (Independent) 
1943-44 Chicago Gears (Independent)
1943-44 Rochester Wings (Independent) 


Born in Elgin, Illinois, Sokody excelled on the court and the gridiron at Elgin High School. He played basketball at Marquette, and then moved on to the professional game where he played five seasons in the NBL. After his playing days, he went on to work at Hardy Salt Company for 35 years as well as a referee at the High School and Collegiate level.
He married Lucille (1915-2000) and they had three daughters, Linda Seybold (b.1937), Janice Asp  (b.1938) and Karen Chambers, and a son Philip (b.1939).



Obit:
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1992-05-15/news/9202120961_1_referee-ymca-league-harlem-globetrotters


Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/s/sokodpa01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=sokodpa01

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