Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bob Hubbard

Robert Cecil Hubbard


Born:
December 27, 1922
Westfield, MA

Died:
August 27, 2011
Holyoke, MA


Career
1937-38 West Springfield High School - Massachusetts (High School)
1938-39 West Springfield High School - Massachusetts (High School)
1939-40 West Springfield High School - Massachusetts (High School)
1940-41 Cushing Academy - Ashburnham, Massachusetts
1941-42 Cushing Academy - Ashburnham, Massachusetts
1946-47 Hartford Pros (NEL)
1946-47 Fitchburg PAMCOS (Independent)
1947-48 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1947-48 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1948-49 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)
1949-50 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)

Born in Westfield to Robert and Lucy Hubbard, Hubbard servied in the military during World War 2 before going on to play minor league baseball in the Brooklyn Dodgers system in addition to a couple seasons of professional basketball. He was a coach and parks and recreation worker in West Springfield, and worked as a test engineer at Pratt and Whitney until retiring in 1977.

He married Doris in 1948 and they had two daughters, Nancy and Lynn (d.1956), and three sons, Robert, Gregory and Barry.

Source:
Obituary

Minor League Baseball Stats
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=hubbar001rob

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/h/hubbaro01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/h/hubbabo01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=hubbabo01

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