Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Art Bakeraitis

Arthur H. Bakeraitis

February 19, 1925
Bay City, MI

July 4, 2014
Auburn, MI

1942-43 Central High School - Bay City (High School)
Bay City JC (College)
1948-49 Detroit Vagabond Kings (NBL)

Born in Bay City or Floyd and Anna Bakeraitis, Art was an prominent athlete in the Bay City area, playing basketball, football and baseball. He signed with the Vagabond Kings, playing one season in the NBL before the Kings left the league. Art served in the Pacific during World War 2, spending time in the Philippines and the Solomon Islands.

He was married to Grace Borchart in 1953.

MLive Obituary


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