Monday, January 11, 2016

Tony Kelly

Anthony M. Kelly


Born:
February 18, 1919
Chicago, IL 

Died:
March 1, 1987 
Oak Lawn, IL


Career
1935-36 Mount Carmel - Chicago (High School)
1936-37 Mount Carmel - Chicago (High School)
1941-42 DePaul University (College)
1942-43 DePaul University (College) 
1943-44 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1944-45 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1945-46 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1947-48 Saratoga Indians (NYSL)
1947-48 Chattanooga Majors (PBLA)
1948-49 Mohawk Redskins (NYSL)


Not much information known at first.

Looks like he attended Marquette before transferring to DePaul
http://wiki.muscoop.com/doku.php/men_s_basketball:anthony_kelly

One possibility was this Anthony Kelly, 1919-1987
http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/142688342/Anthony-Kelly

So I hunted down his obit in the March 15, 1987, Chicago Tribune, and yes, this is him.









Born to Edward and Mary Kelly. Married to Muriel. Served in the military during World War 2.


Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/k/kellyto01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=kellyto02

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