Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Coulby Gunther

Coulby D. Gunther


Born:
February 5, 1923
New York, NY

Died:
July 14, 2005
Gulfstream, FL


Career
1938-39 Southside High School - Rockville Centre, NY (High School)
1939-40 Southside High School - Rockville Centre, NY (High School)
1940-41 Southside High School - Rockville Centre, NY (High School)
1941-42 St. John's University (College) Freshmen
1946-47 Pittsburgh Ironmen (BAA)
1947-48 Atlanta Crackers (PBLA) - Player / Head Coach
1947-48 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)
1947-48 Saratoga Indians (ABL)
1947-48 Schenectady Comets (ABL)
1947-48 Danbury (CSL)
1948-49 St. Louis Bombers (BAA)
1948-49 Troy Celtics (ABL)
1948-49 Danbury (CSL)
1949-50 Meriden (CSL)
1950-51 Allentown Aces (ABL)
1950-51 Bristol (CSL)
1952-53 Pawtucket Slaters (ABL)

Served in the military during World War 2, stationed in the Philippines. After the war, he went briefly attended Boston College before playing pro basketball.

He owned and operated an insurance company in Long Island. He also founded anti-fraud companies AutoCheck and CARCO. He sold hs insurance company in 1972 and moved to Florida. Coulby and his wife gave a lot of their time to helping troubled youths, 

He and his wife, Jane (1924-2015), had three daughters and a son.

Source:
Sun Sentinel Obituary
Jane Gunther's Obituary

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/g/gunthco01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=gunthco01

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