William Edward "Slats" Sattler
August 9, 1916
July 11, 1971
1933-34 Mineral City High School - Ohio (High School)
1937-38 Ohio State University (College)
1938-39 Ohio State University (College)
1939-40 Ohio State University (College)
1940-41 Coschocton Buckeye Clothes (Independent)
1946-47 Youngstown Bears (NBL)
1947-48 Flint/Midland Dow A.C.'s (NBL)
Born to Edward and Ethel Sattler, "Slats" was a basketball star at OSU before turning to the pro game for a couple seasons. Afterwards, he worked with his father at the family business, Sattler Orchards, before working in the insurance business.
Sattler died of a heart attack in his home on the morning of July 11, 1971, at 54 years of age. He was married to Mary and they had 4 daughters.
Daily Reporter (Dover, OH), July 12, 1971