Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Frank Mangiapane

Francis E. Mangiapane

August 5, 1925
New York, NY

July 31, 2005
Long Beach, NY

1940-41 George Washington High School - NYC (High School)
1941-42 George Washington High School - NYC (High School)
1942-43 George Washington High School - NYC (High School)
1943-44 NYU (College) Freshmen
1944-45 NYU (College)
1945-46 NYU (College)
1946-47 NYU (College)
1946-47 New York Knicks (BAA)
1946-47 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1946-47 Elizabeth Braves (ABL)
1947-48 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1948-49 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1949-50 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)

Born in New York City, Mangiapane played basketball (as well as football and baseball) at NYU as a walk on, and in his senior year was second team All American. After his basketball days, he worked for the Oceanside School District as an Athletic Director.
Frank died in 2005 following a ruptured abdominal aorta.

He married Ann Kavanagh in 1948 and they had a daughter, Patricia.

Obituary, Newsday, August 3, 2005


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