Friday, February 22, 2019

Oran McKinney

Oran Ernest McKinney

January 4, 1922
Boonville, IN

November 16, 2001
Lynneville, IN

1939-40 Lynnville High School - Indiana (High School)
1940-41 Lynnville High School - Indiana (High School)
1942-43 Western Kentucky University (College)
1945-46 Western Kentucky University (College)
1946-47 Western Kentucky University (College)
1947-48 Western Kentucky University (College)
1948-49 Nashville Vols (SPBL)

McKinney, a 6'4, 220-pound player with Western Kentucky, saw his collegiate career interrupted with a stint in the U.S. Marines Corps during World War 2. He returned to WKU after the war and continue to star on the court. McKinney signed with the Baltimore Bullets in October of 1948, but he did not make the final cuts. He went on to play with Nashville in the Southern League that season.

He was married to Maureen Roberts.



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