Saturday, April 8, 2017

1936-37 Akron Firestone Non-Skids (MBC)

1936-37 AKRON FIRESTONE NON-SKIDS
MIDWEST BASKETBALL CONFERENCE
Eastern Division
Finished: 13-5 .722, 2nd place

Semi-finals - Lost to Akron Goodyear, 2-0


  • Head Coach: Paul Sheeks (October 18, 1889 – September 17, 1968) 

Known as "Pepper," Sheeks was an Akron-area athlete, playing for Akron in the NFL in 1922 and '23. He played college football and basketball at the University of South Dakota. 

PLAYERS: 
  • Wes Bennett (March 31, 1913 - August 20, 2002)
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  • Bernie Berens (February 26, 1913 - May 29, 1979)
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  • Soup Cable (April 4, 1913-February 19, 1995)
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  • Shang Chadwick (June 9, 1901 - October 3, 1973)
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  • Ray Dickerson (June 15, 1908 - April 9, 1993)
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  • Ed Garner (March 27, 1911 - October 9, 1997)
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  • Ward Myers (April 19, 1908 - April 6, 1987)
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  • Bill Reeves (December 5, 1904-December 6, 1983)
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  • Jack Shaffer (c.1908 - June 17, 1963)
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  • Milas Shoun (October 4, 1904 - October 10, 1983)
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  • Paul Tobin (November 23, 1909-September 6, 2003)
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Thomas Joseph and Annie Elizabeth Tobin


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