|Birthname||Donald Lewis Elser|
|born on||3 August 1913 at 09:20 (= 09:20 AM )|
|Place||Gary, Indiana, 41n36, 87w21|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||10°39' 26°01 Asc. 03°20'|
American pro basketball and football player, who played in the National Basketball League (NBL) for the Toledo Jim White Chevrolets (1941–1942), and for the Boston Shamrocks in the American Football League (AFL). While at Notre Dame, Elser was selected to play in the 1936 Chicago College All-Star Game.
Elser was also a standout track and field athlete in college. He finished in second place (behind Olympian Jesse Owens) in the 220-yard low hurdles at the 1936 NCAA Track and Field Championships. He also finished fifth in the shot put, earning All-American status in both events.
Elser died on 18 October 1968, aged 55, in Gary, Indiana.
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives. Wikipedia has 4 August in error.
- Vocation : Sports : Basketball
- Vocation : Sports : Football (American football)
- Vocation : Sports : Track and Field
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (NBL and AFL player)