Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Angelo Musi

Angelo "Tony" Musi, Jr.
(also played as Bob Lesse and Bob Lesse)

July 25, 1918
Philadelphia, PA

October 19, 2009
Bryn Mawr, PA

Overbrook High School - Philadelphia (High School)
Brown Preperatory - Philadelphia
1939-40 Temple University (College)
1940-41 Temple University (College)
1941-42 Temple University (College)
1943-44 Wilmington Blue Bombers (ABL)
1943-44 Aberdeen (Md) Proving Ground (Military)
1944-45 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)
1946-47 Philadelphia Warriors (BAA)
1947-48 Philadelphia Warriors (BAA)
1948-49 Philadelphia Warriors (BAA)
1949-50 Trenton Tigers (ABL) Head coach / player

Born to Angelo and Concettra Musi, Tony went to Temple where he played basketball and baseball.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War 2, earning the Bronze Star while stationed in the Philippines. After his pro basketball career, he worked in the vending machine industry for Variety Vending Company and Macke Vending, retiring in 1983.

He was married to Lydia Villani (1918-2006) and they had a son and a daughter..

News Journal (Wilmington, DE), February 5, 1944
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 22, 2009
Philadelphia Daily News, October 22, 2009

Grave and Obituary


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