Monday, May 15, 2017

Ziggy Marcell

Everett "Ziggy" "Sam" Marcell


Born:
September 1, 1916
New Orleans, LA

Died:
October 10, 1990
Los Angeles, CA


Career
Southern University - Louisiana (College)
1941-42 Harlem Globetrotters (Independent)
1942-43 Harlem Globetrotters (Independent)
1943-44 Harlem Globetrotters (Independent)
1944-45 Harlem Globetrotters (Independent)
1946-47 Los Angeles Red Devils (Independent)
1946-47 Bellingham Fircrests (PCBL)
1948-49 Hollywood All-Stars (Independent)
1950-51 Iowa Colored Ghosts (Independent)
1951-52 Iowa Colored Ghosts (Independent) 

Son of Negro League baseball player Oliver Marcell, Ziggy was a popular player for various independent pro teams who also played briefly with the Fircrests in the Pacific Coast League. He was a fixture in the Los Angeles basketball scene in the 60's, organizing and coaching various teams.

Negro League Stats
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=marcel000sam

Source:
http://www.blackfives.org/players/everett-ziggy-marcell/

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