Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Frank Mekules

Frank Anthony Mekules

November 16, 1918
Detroit (?), MI

September 5, 1958

1935-36 Western High School - Detroit (High School)
1936-37 Western High School - Detroit (High School)
1937-38 Western High School - Detroit (High School)
1939-40 Michigan State University (College)
1940-41 Michigan State University (College)
1941-42 Detroit Auto Club (Detroit Basketball Association)
1946-47 Detroit Gems (NBL)
1946-47 Smoke Brothers - River Rouge, MI (Independent) 
1947-48 House of David (Independent)
1948-49 House of David (Independent)
1949-50 House of David (Independent) 
1950-51 House of David (Independent)

From Wayne, Michigan. Played three games for Detroit Gems.

Born in Detroit to Charles and Ida Mekules, Frank was a three-sport star at Western High School in Detroit. 

Sister named Helen. Married Margaret Gilley in Oklahoma, in 1947.

Daughter's 2010 obituary:

The 6'3 guard also played minor league baseball in the Western Texas / New Mexico League and the Southeastern League from 1946-48.

Minor League Baseball Stats:

Odessa American, Feb 9, 1949
Detroit Free Press, Feb 6, 1938


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