Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mel Thurston

John Melvin "Mel" Thurston


Born:
January 16, 1919
Lockport, NY

Died:
October 8, 1997
Lockport, NY


Career
1936-37 Lockport High School - New York (High School)
1937-38 Lockport High School - New York (High School)
1938-39 Lockport High School - New York (High School)
1940-41 Canisius University (College)
1941-42 Canisius University (College)
1942-43 Canisius University (College)
1946-47 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1947-48 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1947-48 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1948-49 Saratoga Indians (NYSPL)

Mel was married to Evelyn and they had one son.

Source:
Obituary, Buffalo news Ocotber 9, 1997

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/t/thursjo01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/t/thursme01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=thursme01

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