Saturday, December 2, 2017

Pug Mahoney

Jerome Patrick "Pug" Mahoney Jr.


Born:
July 21, 1909
Erie, PA

Died:
December 2, 1963
Titusville, PA


Career
1923-24 East High School - Erie, PA (High School)
1924-25 East High School - Erie, PA (High School)
1925-26 East High School - Erie, PA (High School)
1927-28 Erie Hammer Mills (Independent)
1927-28 Cleveland Rosenblums (ABL)
1928-29 Cleveland Rosenblums (ABL)
1928-29 Corry Keystones (Independent)
1929-30 Erie Clare Jewelers (Independent)
1930-31 Buffalo Bisons (Independent)
1930-31 Buffalo Lincolns (Independent)
1930-31 Cleveland Favorite Knits (Independent)
1931-32 House of David (Independent)
1932-33 House of David (Independent)

Born  in Erie to Jerome and Catherine Mahoney, Pug graduated from East High school and immediately began playing pro basketball. He would play for the Rosenblums for two years and eventually wold wind up on the House of David traveling team. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War 2, stationed in Europe and Africa. He was also a pitcher, playing briefly in the Blue Ridge League and also touring with the House of David baseball team.

He married Josephine Rog in 1936 and they had one daughter.

Minor League Baseball Stats:
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=mahone001jer

Source:
Oil City Derrick, December 4, 1963

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/pug-mahoney/


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