Thursday, February 9, 2017

Grant Dunlap

Grant Lester Dunlap


Born:
December 20, 1923
Stockton, CA

Died:
September 10, 2014
Vista, CA


Career
1943-44 Occidental College - California (College)
1946-47 College of the Pacific (College)
1947-48 Birmingham Skyhawks (PBLA)
1947-48 Montgomery (SPBL)
1950-51 Anderson Duffey Packers (NPBL)
1954-55 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1955-56 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1956-57 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1957-58 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1958-59 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1959-60 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1960-61 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1961-62 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1962-63 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1963-64 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1964-65 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1965-66 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1966-67 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1967-68 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1968-69 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
1969-70 Occidental College - California (College) Head coach
(not sure how long he coach the baseball team after 1970)


Dunlap was a natural athlete, with baseball being his area of expertise. He signed with the Cincinnati Reds out of high school in 1941, but a year later Dunlap entered the USMC to serve his country during World War 2. After the war, he resumed his baseball career. Dunlap spent 11 seasons playing minor league baseball, and played briefly for St Louis Cardinals in 1953. After retiring from baseball, we taught and coached at Occidental College in California from 1954 to 1984. In 1998, he wrote a critically-acclaimed mystery novel, "Kill the Umpire."


He and his wife, Janet, had a son and a daughter.


Major League Baseball Stats:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/dunlagr01.shtml

Source:
Occidental College Hall of Fame
Biography

Stats:
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=dunlagr01
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/Grant-Dunlap/

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