Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lester Walsh

Lester Vincent "Knobby" Walsh

December 21, 1919
Union City, NJ

August 11, 1996
Charlottesville, VA

1937-38 Weehawken High School - New Jersey (High School)
1944-45 Puerto Rico Service League (Military)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1946-47 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1946-47 New York (NYNJ)
1947-48 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1948-49 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)

Born in Union City, New Jersey, Walsh played basketball in high school. He enlisted in the Army January of 1942, being discharged in October of 1945. Walsh, standing at 6' in height and weighing 163 pounds, would play professional basketball in the ABL for a few years with the Gothams.

Lester married Martha Cirincion (1923-2014) in 1945 and they had one son.



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