Thursday, June 2, 2016

Glen Selbo

Glendon Laverne Selbo


Born:
March 29, 1926
LaCrosse, WI

Died:
May 29, 1995
Sun City West, AZ


Career
1940-41 Logan High School - LaCrosse, WI (High School)
1941-42 Logan High School - LaCrosse, WI (High School)
1942-43 Logan High School - LaCrosse, WI (High School)
1943-44 University of Wisconsin (College)
1944-45 Western Michigan University (College)
1945-46 University of Michigan (College)
1946-47 University of Wisconsin (College)
1947-48 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1948-49 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1949-50 Sheboygan Redskins (NBA)
1949-50 New Holstein (WSBL)
1949-50 Racine Knights (Independent)
1950-51 Denver Refiners (NPBL)

1969-70 Arapahoe High School - Littleton, CO (High School) Head coach

Born to Walter and Helen Selbo in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. He bounced around a few colleges, playing basketball and baseball. He joined the US Navy in 1944 and was released in July of 1946, but I do not think we saw any of the war and remained stateside. After college he played pro basketball for a few seasons, but also played minor league baseball for ten seasons, compiling a .316 career average mainly in Class C ball.

He later worked as a teacher and coach in Littleton, Colorado. Not sure on his entire coaching itinerary in Colorado.

Selbo was married to Gladys Mitchell in September of 1949, but divorced a year and a half later.

Minor League Baseball Career:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.cgi?id=selbo-001gle

Source:
Rhinelander Daily News, January 5, 1945
Janesville Daily Gazette, March 18, 1947
Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, May 2, 1969

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/s/selbogl01n.html
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/s/selbogl01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=selbogl01

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