Thursday, September 7, 2017

Larry Foust

Laurence Michael Foust

June 24, 1928
Painesville, OH

October 27, 1984
Pittsburgh, PA

1945-46 Southeast Catholic High School - Philadelphia (High School)
1947-48 LaSalle University (College)
1948-49 LaSalle University (College)
1949-50 LaSalle University (College)
1950-51 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1951-52 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1952-53 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1953-54 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1955-56 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1956-57 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1957-58 Minneapolis Lakers (NBA)
1958-59 Minneapolis Lakers (NBA)
1959-60 Minneapolis Lakers (NBA)
1959-60 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)
1960-61 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)
1961-62 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)

After 12 years in the NBA, during which time he was an All-Star, a battered Faust called it quits. He went on to work in the building materials industry and for a company that produced astroturf. He was only 56 when he died of a heart attack in 1984.

He was married to Joan Kissane and they had three daughters and a son.

Obituary, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 31, 1984


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