Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ted Sarpola

Theodore H. Sarpola


Born:
July 28, 1916
Astoria, OR

Died:
February 11, 1986
Astoria, OR


Career
1934-35 Astoria High School - Oregon (High School)
1935-36 Astoria High School - Oregon (High School)
1939-40 University of Oregon (College)
1940-41 University of Oregon (College)
1946-47 Portland Indians (PCBL)

Ted went to Oregon, where he was a member of their legendary "Tall Firs" team that won the NCAA title. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War 2. Ted played briefly for the Portland Indians before embarking on a long career in education.

Ted married Clara Achord in 1941.

Middle name is Harvey or Henry.

Source:
Astoria High School Hall of Fame
Statesman Journal, February 13, 1986

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