Friday, March 11, 2016

Bruce Hale

William Bruce Hale


Born:
August 30, 1918
Medford, OR

Died:
December 31, 1980
Orinda, CA


Career
Galileo High School - San Francisco (High School)
1938-39 Santa Clara University (College)
1939-40 Santa Clara University (College)
1940-41 Santa Clara University (College)
1944-45 Dayton Acmes (Independent)
1945-46 Dayton Mickeys (Independent)
1946-47 Chicago American Gears (NBL)
1947-48 St. Paul Saints (PBLA)
1947-48 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1948-49 Indianapolis Jets (BAA) - Player / head coach
1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons (BAA)
1949-50 Indianapolis Olympians (NBA)
1950-51 Indianapolis Olympians (NBA)
1954-55 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1955-56 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1956-57 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1957-58 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1958-59 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1959-60 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1960-61 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1961-62 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1962-63 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1963-64 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1964-65 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1965-66 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1966-67 University of Miami - Florida (College) - Head Coach
1967-68 Oakland Oaks (ABA) - Head Coach
1970-71 St. Mary's College - California (College) - Head Coach
1971-72 St. Mary's College - California (College) - Head Coach
1972-73 St. Mary's College - California (College) - Head Coach 


Hale died of a heart attack in 1980. California Death Records say December 31, other sources claim December 30.

He was married to Dolores and had a son and two daughters. His daughter, Pam, married one of his Miami players... a fellow named Rick Barry.


Source:
Obit - Lakeland Ledger, January 2, 1981

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/h/halewi01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/h/halebr01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=halebr01

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