Friday, May 25, 2018

Babe Nagle

Gerald Joseph "Babe" Nagle

August 30, 1921
Wilmington, DE

May 31, 1994
Wilmington, DE

1937-38 Salesianum High School - Wilmington, DE (High School)
1938-39 Salesianum High School - Wilmington, DE (High School)
1946-47 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)
(EBL) ??

Nagle graduated from Salesianum HS in Wilmington and served in the Navy during WW2. After the war, he played basketball professionally with the Wilmington Bombers (and maybe the Eastern League.... not sure yet). Nagle worked for many years as a Sheet Metal Worker and eventually would be elected to the Wilmington City Council, serving from 1965-1976. He died of heart failure in 1994.

He married Elizabeth Conley (1924-1996) in 1947.

The News Journal (Wilmington, DE), June 3, 1994


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