January 27, 1922
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
March 1, 1996
1938-39 Weaver High School - Hartford, CT (High School)
1939-40 Weaver High School - Hartford, CT (High School)
1946-47 Albany Red Devils (NYSL)
1946-47 Hartford Atlantics (EBL-Ct)
1946-47 Bristol Tramps (EBL-Ct)
1947-48 Bristol Tramps (EBL-Ct)
1948-49 Bristol Tramps (EBL-Ct)
1949-50 Bristol Tramps (EBL-Ct)
1949-50 Torrington Howards (EBL-Ct)
1951-52 Manchester British Americans (ABL)
Born in Montreal to Samuel and Jennifer Dobrutsky but raised in Hartford, Connecticut, John was a life-long athlete, play baseball, football and basketball at high school. He would go on to play semi-pro football and basketball after graduating, and later won the Golden Masters Racquetball Championship in Massachusetts. He owned and operated many restaurants in Massachusetts, and retired in 1992 and moved to Florida. He died there in 1996.
He married Ann Moses and they had a son and two daughters.
Courant, March 9, 1996