Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Frank Sabo

Frank Michael Sabo

April 10, 1922
Detroit, MI

August 6, 1982
Dearborn, MI

1937-38 Southwestern High School - Detroit (High School)
1938-39 Southwestern High School - Detroit (High School)
1939-40 Southwestern High School - Detroit (High School)
1940-41 Wayne State University - Detroit (College)  Freshmen
1941-42 Wayne State University - Detroit (College)
1941-42 West Side (Detroit Basketball League)
1946-47 Detroit Gems (NBL)
1946-47 Smoke Brothers - River Rouge, MI (Independent)

Star and captain of the Southwestern team, Sabo went on to play basketball and football for Wayne State, but quit school in his sophomore year to work for a defense factory. He enlisted in the U.S. Marines in October of 1942, and after his service, he signed the the Detroit Gems, but was let go by the Gems after three games.

Detroit Free Press, March 26, 1939
Detroit Free Press, February 3, 1942
Detroit Free Press, February 16, 1942
Detroit Free Press, January 3, 1943
Detroit Free Press, December 25, 1946


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