Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Donnie Forman

Donald J(ay?). Forman

January 17, 1926


(High School)
1944-45 New York University (College)
1945-46 New York University (College)
1946-47 New York University (College)
1947-48 New York University (College)
1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers (BAA)

Forman played with the Lakers in the 1948-49 season. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Jacksonville, Florida, to work with his father at a liquor distributorship. In March of 1951, he was picked up as a material witness in the CCNY game-fixing scandal. Forman was believed to have been the intermediary between gamblers and the CCNY players who threw basketball games in the 1950-51 season. He later worked as a tax attorney in Dallas, Texas, before retiring to Naples, Florida.

Philadelphia Inquirer, March 25, 1951
Jews In Sports


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