Thursday, November 12, 2015

Willie Phillips

Willie Phillips

c. 1915    


1934-35 DePaul University (College)
1935-36 DePaul University (College)
1936-37 DePaul University (College)
1937-38 Catholic Central High School - Hammond, IN (High School) - Head coach
1937-38 Chicago Demons (Independent)
1938-39 Chicago Harmons (Independent)
1939-40 Chicago Bruins (NBL)
1943-44 Detroit Eagles (Barnstorming) 

He also played football for DePaul, and was a member of the all-white Chicago Gunners semi-pro team in 1940. He was coaching Catholic Central HS (Hammond) football and basketball teams in 1937. He was working for Thordarson Electric in 1944-45. In 1949, he was playing softball in Chicago's well-renown softball circuit.

Couple possibilities:

I like the last one  best. Born in Illinois, lived in Hammond

Hammond Times, February 8, 1938


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