Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Joe Trosper

Robert Joseph "Joe" Trosper


Born:
May 11, 1921
Oklahoma City, OK

Died:
September 29, 2011
Oklahoma City, OK


Career
1938-39 St. Gregory - Shawnee, OK (High School)
1939-40 Oklahoma A&M (College) Now Oklahoma State University
1940-41 Oklahoma City University (College)
1941-42 Oklahoma City University (College)
1942-43 Oklahoma City University (College)
1945-46 Kansas City Smokies (AAU)
1946-47 Kansas City Smokies (AAU)
1947-48 Tulsa Ranchers (PBLA)

Born to David and Mary Trosper, Joe played one year at Oklahoma A&M under Henry Iba before tranferring to OCU. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in history, Trosper served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2. He played some pro basketball after the war before becoming an insurance adjuster as well as a youth coach. Trosper was 90 when he died in 2011.

He was married to Dorothy O'Brien (1921-2001) in 1947 and they had a daughter and three sons.


Source:
Obituary

Stats:
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=trospjo01
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/joe-trosper/

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