Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Price Brookfield

Emery Price Brookfield


Born:
May 11, 1920
Floydada, TX

Died:
April 17, 2006
Pinehurst, NC


Career
Friona High School - Texas (High School)
1939-40 West Texas State (College)
1940-41 West Texas State (College)
1941-42 West Texas State (College)
1942-43 Rochester (Independent)
1943-44 Iowa State University (College)
1945-46 Baltimore Bullets (ABL)
1946-47 Chicago American Gears (NBL)
1947-48 Anderson Duffey Packers (NBL)
1947-48 Waterloo Pro-Hawks (PBLA)
1948-49 Indianapolis Jets (BAA)
1949-50 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1950-51 Grand Rapids Hornets (NPBL)
1953-54 Muncie (IPL)
Hancock Central High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
Lapel High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach

Price has born and raised in Texas. After college (where he lead the country in scoring), he enlisted in the Navy. Iowa State had a Naval program, and Naval cadets could train under ISU’s V-5 and V-12 engineering program and under these circumstances, Brookfield was permitted to compete in athletics despite having already used up his normal eligibility while at West Texas State. He also played minor league baseball. He spent 25 years as a coach and teacher in Indiana before retiring to North Carolina.

He was married to Marylou for nearly 60 years, and they had a daughter, Barbara, and two sons; Bill and John.

Source:
Iowa State

Minor League Baseball Stats
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=brookf001eme

Obituary


Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/b/brookem01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/b/brookpr01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=brookpr01

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