Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Al Brightman

Horace Albert "Al" Brightman


Born:
September 22, 1923
Eureka, CA

Died:
June 10, 1992
Beaverton, OR


Career
1940-41 Wilson High School - Long Beach, CA (High School)
1946-47 Boston Celtics (BAA)
1947-48 Seattle Athletics (PCBL) Player / head coach
1948-49 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1949-50 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1950-51 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1951-52 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1952-53 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1953-54 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1954-55 Seattle University (College) Head Coach
1955-56 Seattle University (College) Head Coach

 Supposedly played at Long Beach State, but does not appear on their all-time letter winners.

After playing professionally for the Celtics and Athletics, he moved on to coach at Seattle U, wher he compiled a 180-68 record and 3 appearances in the Sweet Sixteen. He died in 1992 after a battle with liver cancer.

He was married to Ellen.

Source:


Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/b/brighal01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=brighal01

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