Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Bob Brown

Robert Edward Brown

November 12, 1923
Versailles, OH

July 28, 2016
Missouri City, TX

1939-40 Greenville High School - Ohio (High School)
1940-41 Greenville High School - Ohio (High School)
1941-42 Greenville High School - Ohio (High School)
1942-43 Miami University - Ohio (College)
1946-47 Miami University - Ohio (College)
1947-48 Miami University - Ohio (College)
1948-49 Miami University - Ohio (College)
1948-49 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1949-50 Denver Nuggets (NBA)
1950-51 Denver Refiners (NPBL)

Born in Versailles, Ohio, to Orville and Mabel Brown, Brown served in the USMC during World War 2. He graduated from Miami University of Ohio on January 28, 1949, and signed with the Steamrollers two days later. He played pro basketball for a few years before moving out to Texas. He worked as a sales rep and sales manager for many years in the steel industry.

Married twice, Brown had a son and a daughter.

New Journal (Wilmington, DE), January 31, 1949
Miami Redhawks Hall of Fame
Obituary, Miami University
Obituary, Houston Chronicle, August 21, 2016


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