Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Tubby Raskin

Morris "Tubby" Raskin

January 8, 1902
Bronx, NY

September 9, 1981
Tucson, AZ

1917-18 DeWitt Clinton High School - New York (High School)
1919-20 CCNY (College)
1920-21 CCNY (College)
1921-22 CCNY (College)
1925-26 Brooklyn Arcadians (ABL)
1925-26 Lou Gehrig All-Stars (Independent)
1944-45 Brooklyn College (College) Head coach
1946-47 Cohoes Mastadons (NYSL) Head coach
1949-50 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL) Head coach
1950-51 Brooklyn College (College) Head coach
1951-52 Brooklyn College (College) Head coach
1952 Israeli National Team (Olympics) Head coach
1952-53 Brooklyn College (College) Head coach
1960-61 Brooklyn College (College) Head coach
1961-62 Brooklyn College (College) Head coach

Raskin was the captain of both the baseball and basketball teams at CCNY, he briefly played professional basketball before coaching high school football at Stuyvesant High School in New York. He would serve in the U.S. Navy during World War 2 snd come back to coach basketball, most notably three different stints at Brooklyn College and as the coach of the Israeli Olympic Team in the 1952 Summer Olympics.

He was married to Florence.



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