Monday, October 3, 2016

Gorham Getchell

Charles Gorham Getchell


Born:
August 14, 1920
Abington, PA

Died:
July 7, 1980
Manhattan Beach, CA


Career
1936-37 Jenkintown at Jenkintown, PA (High School)
1937-38 Jenkintown at Jenkintown, PA (High School)
1938-39 Jenkintown at Jenkintown, PA (High School)
1939-40 Temple University (College) Freshmen
1940-41 Temple University (College)
1941-42 Temple University (College)
1942-43 Temple University (College)
1946-47 Pittsburgh Ironmen (BAA)

Born in Abington, Pennsylvania, to Edward and Helen Getchell, Gorham grew up in Jenkintown and later went to Temple. where he played football and basketball. After graduating, he joined the Marines and served his country in World War 2.
Getchell signed with the NFL's Pittsburgh Eagles in 1946, but did not make the team. He played basketball that winter for the Ironmen, and in 1947 returned to the gridiron, playing 8 games for the Baltimore Colts.

NFL Stats:
http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/G/GetcGo20.htm

Source:
Philadelphia Enquirer, September 8, 1946

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/g/getchgo01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=getchgo01

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