Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Dermie O'Connell

Dermott F. (Francis??) O'Connell


Born:
April 13, 1928
New York, NY

Died:
October 5, 1988



Career
1942-43 Cardinal Hayes - Bronx, NY (High School)
1943-44 Cardinal Hayes - Bronx, NY (High School)
1944-45 Cardinal Hayes - Bronx, NY (High School)
1945-46 Holy Cross (College)
1946-47 Holy Cross (College)
1947-48 Holy Cross (College)
1948-49 Holy Cross (College)
1948-49 Boston Celtics (BAA)
1949-50 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1949-50 St. Louis Bombers (NBA)

O'Connell was a member of the NCAA champion Holy Cross is 1946-47. After graduating from Holy Cross in January of 1949, Dermie was able to catch on with the Celtics and played his first game with them on February 1, 1949.

Source:
Dunkirk (NY) Evening Observer, January 19, 1949

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/o/oconnde01.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=oconnde01

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