Wednesday, March 15, 2017

1935-36 Akron Firestone (MBC)

1935-36 AKRON FIRESTONE
MIDWEST BASKETBALL CONFERENCE
Eastern Division
Finished: 11-7 .611, 1st place

Semi-finals - Lost to Chicago, 33-30

  • Head Coach: Paul Sheeks (October 18, 1889 – September 17, 1968) 

Known as "Pepper," Sheeks was an Akron-area athlete, playing for Akron in the NFL in 1922 and '23. He played college football and basketball at the University of South Dakota. 

PLAYERS: 
  • Bernie Berens (February 26, 1913 - May 29, 1979)
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  • Bill Brandy (July 23, 1909 - June 3, 1990)
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  • Soup Cable (April 4, 1913-February 19, 1995)
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  • Russ Estey (May 31, 1910 - June 17, 1988)
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  • Ed Garner (March 27, 1911 - October 9, 1997)
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  • Jack Gebbie 
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  • Lefty Haas (March 15, 1906 - May 20, 1994)
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  • Bill Reeves (December 5, 1904-December 6, 1983)
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  • Jack Shaffer (c.1908 - June 17, 1963)
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  • Milas Shoun (October 4, 1904 - October 10, 1983)
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