Friday, May 20, 2016

Jimmy Joyce

James Aloysius Joyce

October 23, 1924
Philadelphia, PA

October 24, 2006
Wilmington, DE

1939-40 Darby High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1940-41 Darby High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1941-42 Darby High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1943-44 Temple University (College) - Freshmen
1944-45 Temple University (College)
1945-46 Temple University (College)
1946-47 Temple University (College)
1947-48 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1947-48 Utica Olympics (NYSL)
1948-49 Utica Olympics (NYSL)
1948-49 Reading (EBL)
1949-50 Lancaster Roses (EBL)
1950-51 Lancaster Roses (EBL)

Born to James and Jane Joyce, Jimmy went to Darby High School and Temple before playing pro basketball a few years. He went on to teach physical education in Ferris, Delaware. He worked for many years in the Traffic Department in Hercules, Delaware before retiring in 1979, moving on to work at Elkton Rail Car Repair.
He married Ruth Lynch on October 22, 1949, who died a few months before he did. They had five children.



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