Thursday, May 10, 2018

Marv Blumenthal

Marvin Blumenthal


Born:
May 30, 1924
Trenton, NJ

Died:
March 18, 1969
Houston, TX


Career
1941-42 Central High School - Trenton, NJ (High School)
1942-43 Temple University (College)
1943-44 Temple University (College)
1944-45 Temple University (College)
1945-46 Temple University (College)
1946-47 Troy Celtics (ABL)

Blumenthal was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, and played basketball at Temple. In February of 1943, he scored the winning in a game against LaSalle, and collapsed in the locker room. We was first thought to have contracted scarlet fever, but it turned out to be the German measles. He would play one game with the Troy Celtics in 1946, scoring zero point in the season opener. Marv later moved to Houston, and died there after suffering a heart attack while playing handball in 1969. He was 44 years old.

Source:
The Morning Call (Allentown, PA), February 24, 1943
Amarillo Globe-Times, March 19, 1969

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