Monday, November 30, 2015

Jack Piana

John Richard "Jack" Piana

August 6, 1918
Detroit, MI

July 10, 2001
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

1933-34 St. Anthony - Detroit (High School)
1934-35 St. Anthony - Detroit (High School)
1935-36 St. Anthony - Detroit (High School)
1936-37 University of Detroit (College)
1937-38 University of Detroit (College)
1938-39 University of Detroit (College)
1939-40 University of Detroit (College)
1940-41 Detroit Eagles (NBL)
1941-42 Detroit AAA (Detroit Basketball Association)
1946-47 Detroit Mansfields (Independent)

While playing at University of Detroit, Piana's senior year was cut short when he, along with four teammates, were suspended by head coach Lloyd Brazil for playing in an unauthorized game for his old high school in a CYO match-up. He served in the military during World War 2.

Jack married Marion Budnick on July 5, 1941.

Milwaukee Journal, February 28, 1940


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