Monday, April 23, 2018

Dick Koecher

Richard Finlay "Gus" Koecher


Born:
March 30, 1926
Philadelphia, PA

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Career
1943-44 Temple University (College)
1945-46 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)
1945-46 Philadelphia Naval Base (Military)
1949-50 Reading Rangers (EBL)
1949-50 Pottsville Packers (EBL)
1950-51 Pottsville Packers (EBL)
1951-52 Pottsville Packers (EBL)
1952-53 Sunbury Mercuries (EBL)
1953-54 Sunbury Mercuries (EBL)
1954-55 Sunbury Mercuries (EBL)

The Temple graduate not only played the better part of a decade in the Eastern Basketball League, he was also a left-handed pitcher who pitched part of three seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. His baseball days were over after the 1949 season but played basketball through 1955.

MLB Stats:
https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/k/koechdi01.shtml

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Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/dick-koecher/


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