Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Earl Yost

Earl William Yost


Born:
August 14, 1921
Manchester, CT

Died:
September 3, 2005
Manchester, CT


Career
1940-41 Willmantic (CSL)
1942-43 Camden Indians (ABL)
Washington Clippers (Independent)

1946-47 Hartford  Atlantics (EBL-Ct) - signed with team on 11/12/46, not sure he ever played
1946-47 Manchester Guards (Independent)
1947-48 Manchester Guards (EBL-Ct)
1948-49 Manchester Nassiff Arms (EBL-Ct) Head coach / player
1949-50 Manchester Nassiff Arms (EBL-Ct)
1950-51 Manchester Nassiff Arms (EBL-Ct)

Born in Manchester, Connecticut, to Albert and Ida Yost. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War 2, and would become the most prominent sports figure in Manchester. Not only did he many sports, he would become a referee, umpire, official, sportswriter and fan. He helped many otehr columnists get their start, and was known by virtually the entire town.

He married Adella Wrubel in 1943 and they had two sons.

Source:
Obituary

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/earl-yost/


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