Leslie Ellsworth Pugh
September 18, 1922
February 25, 1979
1937-38 Middletown High School - Ohio (High School)
1938-39 Middletown High School - Ohio (High School)
1946-47 Ohio State University (College)
1947-48 Dayton Metros / Columbus Mariners (Independent/AAL*)
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1949-50 Baltimore Bullets (NBA)
Born in 1922 to Stanley and Ella Pugh (some sources say 1923). He served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2.
* The Dayton Metros took over for the Columbus Mariners when the team broke up in mid-season. The Dayton squad then finished the season under the Mariners name.