Giacino "Jack" Forestieri
August 12, 1927
Benton Harbor, MI
August 30, 2014
St. Joseph, MI
1943-44 Benton Harbor High School - Michigan (High School)
1944-45 Benton Harbor High School - Michigan (High School)
1945-46 Benton Harbor High School - Michigan (High School)
1946-47 Notre Dame (College)
1946-47 Benton Harbor Gardner Brothers (Independent)
1947-48 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
1947-48 Sheboygan Redskins (NBL)
1948-49 Benton Harbor Gardner Brothers (Independent)
Born to Concetta and Ciro Forestieri, Jack played basketball and football at Benton Harbor HS before going to Notre Dame. After one year with the Irish, he left school to pursue a professional basketball
career. He later owned a supermarket and a bar, and also worked as a bailiff.
He married Mary Topping (d. 2011) in 1948 and they had three daughters and three sons.