Friday, August 10, 2018

Guinn Phillips

Guinn Williams Phillips

November 23, 1922
Greenwood, TX

January 17, 1999
Hurst, TX

1942-43 Texas Wesleyan (College)
1946-47 Texas Wesleyan (College)
1947-48 Texas Wesleyan (College)
1948-49 Bridgeport Newfield Steelers (ABL)

Phillips, 6'3 and 190 pounds, attended Texas Wesleyan, but had to leave to serve in the army during World War 2. He returned to Wesleyan and finished his schooling. Phillips was drafted in the second round by the Boston Celtics in the 1948 draft. He didn't make the Celtics squad, but played for Bridgeport in the ABL before returning to Texas.

Guinn married Billier Harmening (1930-2003) in 1952. They had one son who died in infancy.



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