Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Bill DeVenzio

William L. DeVenzio


Born:
August 2, 1924
Coraopolis, PA

Died:
January 1, 1969
Moon Township, PA


Career
Coraopolis High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1942-43 Geneva College - Pennsylvania (College)
1943-44 Geneva College - Pennsylvania (College)
1944-45 Geneva College - Pennsylvania (College)
1945-46 Eastern State Teachers College - Kentucky (College)
1946-47 Eastern State Teachers College - Kentucky (College)
1947-48 Syracuse Nationals (NBL)

DeVenzio also played minor league baseball in the Browns' farm system. His brother Chuck also played basketball at Geneva College. He transferred from Geneva to Eastern State Teachers College (now known as Eastern Kentucky University.)

He was only 44 when he died at his home in 1969.

He was married to Catherine and they had one son.

Minor League Baseball Stats:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=devenz001wil

Source:
Pittsburgh Press, January 10, 1944
Courier-Journal (Louisville), May 28, 1947
Pittsburgh Press, January 2, 1969


Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/d/devenwi01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=devenbi01

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