Monday, January 29, 2018

Danny Sexton

Daniel Francis Sexton

November 1, 1913
New York, NY

April 6, 1959
New York, NY

Manhattan College (College)
1934-35 Brooklyn Visitations (ABL)
1935-36 Columbus Council K of C (Independent)
1935-36 Alabama Pitts All-Stars (Independent)
1936-37 Brooklyn Americans (Independent)
1936-37 Flatbush Boys Club (Independent)
1937-38 House of David (Independent)

Sexton played semi-pro football and baseball around New York City as well as basketball.

He apparently had some serious back injury. He was hospitalized in September of 1945 with a back injury not long after leaving the military. He served as an MP in the army, assigned to be General Mark Clark's personal bodyguard. He also was a guard for King George VI, General Dwight Eisenhower and the Sultan of Morocco.

In February of 1959, Sexton was hospitalized at Veterans Hospital in Camden with a back injury. Not even two months later, he was dead.Not sure of the circumstances.

He was married to Eve Lucas (1917-2008).

His brother Jackie was a referee with the ABL.



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