Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Dermie O'Connell

Dermott F. (Francis??) O'Connell

April 13, 1928
New York, NY

October 5, 1988

1942-43 Cardinal Hayes - Bronx, NY (High School)
1943-44 Cardinal Hayes - Bronx, NY (High School)
1944-45 Cardinal Hayes - Bronx, NY (High School)
1945-46 Holy Cross (College)
1946-47 Holy Cross (College)
1947-48 Holy Cross (College)
1948-49 Holy Cross (College)
1948-49 Boston Celtics (BAA)
1949-50 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1949-50 St. Louis Bombers (NBA)
1950-51 Utica Pros (ABL)
1950-51 Wallingford Veterans (EBL-Ct)

O'Connell was a member of the NCAA champion Holy Cross is 1946-47. After graduating from Holy Cross in January of 1949, Dermie was able to catch on with the Celtics and played his first game with them on February 1, 1949.

Dunkirk (NY) Evening Observer, January 19, 1949


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