Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Dick Rosenthal

Richard Anthony Rosenthal

January 20, 1930
St. Louis, MO


1948-49 McBride High School - Missouri (High School)
1949-50 McBride High School - Missouri (High School)
1951-52 University of Notre Dame (College)
1952-53 University of Notre Dame (College)
1953-54 University of Notre Dame (College)
1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1956-57 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)

A two-time basketball All-American as well as a baseball player at Notre Dame, Rosenthal was drafted by the Pistons in the first round of the 1954 NBA draft. After one season with Fort Wayne, he entered the U.S. Army and missed the 1956-57 season. He made his return to the Pistons in January of 1957 and played in 17 games before being released.

Rosenthal was working as the president of St. Joseph Bank and Trust in South Bend, Indiana, when Notre Dame hired him in 1987 to become the school's athletic director. Dick remained in that position until retiring in 1994.

Chicago Tribune, August 1, 1994


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