Thursday, August 9, 2018

Joe Oslai

Joseph Louis Oslai

January 27, 1923
Bridgeport, CT

March 10, 1976
Milford, CT

1939-40 Bassick High School - Bridgeport (High School)
1940-41 Bassick High School - Bridgeport (High School)
1941-42 Junior College of Connecticut - Bridgeport (College)
1941-42 Bridgeport Springwoods (Independent)
1942-43 Bridgeport Springwoods (Independent)
1943-44 Fort Devens (Military)
1946-47 New Britain Newfields (NEBL)
1946-47 Stamford Tramps (EBL-Ct)
1947-48 New Britain Newfields (NEBL)
1948-49 Bridgeport Rectors (EBL-Ct)
1948-49 Bridgeport Newfield Steelers (ABL)

Born to Steve and Margaret Oslai, Joe served in the U.S. Army during World War 2. He played semi-pro and pro basketball for a few seasons after the war. He started working at Sealtest Foods in 1946 and was living in Devon, Connecticut, when he died in a Milford hospital in 1976 at 53 years of age.

Joe married Kathleen Duhamel and they had a daughter.

Bridgeport Post, March 11, 1976


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