Friday, May 26, 2017

Len Yandle

Leonard Hoyt Yandle

February 6, 1911
Tigris, MO

January 16, 2001
Mesa, AZ

1928-29 Molalla High School - Oregon (High School)
1929-30 Molalla High School - Oregon (High School)
1932-33 Southern Oregon Normal (College)
1934-35 Gonzaga University (College)
1935-36 Gonzaga University (College)
1943-44 Fees Music Makers (Independent)  Head coach / player
1946-47 Salem Trailblazers (PCBL) Head coach / player
1946-47 Seattle University (College) Head coach
1947-48 Seattle University (College) Head coach
1955-56 College of Idaho (College)

One of seven children born to John and Minnie Yandle, He served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2. He returned from the war to coach basketball and baseball at Seattle University, as well as being named player / coach for the Salem Trailblazers. He resigned from the school in August of 1948 and moved east to go into business. He returned years later to coach at Idaho

Medford Mail Tribune, August 6, 1948

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