Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jack Coleman

Jack Lillard Coleman

May 23, 1924
Burgin, KY

December 8, 1997
Burgin, KY

1940-41 Burgin High School - Kentucky (High School)
1941-42 Burgin High School - Kentucky (High School)
1942-43 Duke University (College)
1943-44 Great Lakes (Military)
1946-47 University of Louisville (College)
1947-48 University of Louisville (College)
1948-49 University of Louisville (College)
1949-50 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1950-51 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1951-52 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1952-53 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1953-54 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1954-55 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1955-56 Rochester Royals (NBA)
1955-56 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)
1956-57 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)
1957-58 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)

After graduating from Burgin HS, Coleman attended Duke for a year before entering the U.S. Navy for World War 2. He enrolled at Louisville after his discharge, and then played nine years in the NBA. After his basketball career, he ran a lumber yard for many years near Burgin, where he died in 1998.

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