Friday, May 11, 2018

Johnny Cerrone

John J. Cerrone

November 18, 1918

December 14, 1973
Larchmont, NY ??

1936-37 Dewitt Clinton High School - New York City (High School)
1938-39 Columbia University (College)
1939-40 Columbia University (College)
1940-41 Columbia University (College)
1945-46 Syracuse Stars (Independent)
1945-46 Cortland Moose (Independent)
1946-47 Newark Bobcats (ABL)
1946-47 Brooklyn Visitations (NYNJ)
1946-47 Troy Celtics (ABL)

Also appears in some newspaper stories as "Frank Cerrone."

Born to Rose and Anthony (1892-1964) Cerrone, the 5'11 Johnny was a basketball star at Dewitt Clinton, and would eventually become the basketball team captain in his senior year at Columbia (he did not play as a freshman). He also played shortstop on the Columbia baseball team.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War 2.

Columbia Daily Spectator, March 14, 1940


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