Friday, November 10, 2017

Moon Klinzing

Carl Martin "Moon" Klinzing

January 24, 1899
Pittsburgh, PA

November 13, 1995
Pittsburgh, PA

1914-15 South High School - Pittsburgh (High School)
1915-16 South High School - Pittsburgh (High School) 
1920-21 Duquesne University - Pittsburgh (College)
1921-22 Duquesne University - Pittsburgh (College)
1921-22 Pittsburgh Morrys (Independent)
1922-23 Pittsburgh Morrys (Independent)
1923-24 Pittsburgh Morrys (Independent)
1924-25 Pittsburgh Morrys (Independent)
1925-26 Pittsburgh Morrys (Independent)
1926-27 Pittsburgh Morrys (CBL)
1926-27 Cleveland Rosenblums (ABL)
1927-28 McKeesport Cyclers (Independent)
1928-29 Pittsburgh Morrys (Independent)
1928-29 Canton (Independent)
1929-30 Homestead Ackermans (CBL)
1930-31 Pittsburgh Fintex (CBL)

After an impressive run on the courts of South High School and Duquense University, "Mooney" became a member of the famed Pittburgh Morry's, playing for them for six seasons. In March of 1927, he made a brief stint in the ABL, playing a few games for the Cleveland Rosenblums. He would go on to play basketball a few more years before hanging it up.

He later worked as a plumber and has a well-known referee in the Pittsburgh area. He died in 1995 at 96 years of age.

He and his wife, Alberta (1920-2007), had two sons and three daughters.



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