Winter, Tex

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Winter, Tex Gender: M
Morice Fredrick Winter
born on 25 February 1922 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Wellington, Texas, 34n51, 100w13
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 06°07' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 22°14 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°47'

Tex Winter (2009)
photo: Donielle, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American basketball coach (1947-2008) and innovator of the triangle offense. In 1962, Winter wrote the book, The Triple-Post Offense, on the triangle offense – the offense which he utilized with such success at Kansas State. In 1985, while serving as an assistant coach with the Chicago Bulls, Winter taught the triangle offense to Michael Jordan.

On 25 April 2009, Winter suffered a stroke in Manhattan, Kansas, while attending a Kansas State basketball reunion. He lived near Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas with his Alzheimer's-stricken wife and son Brian. He suffered from the after-effects of his 2009 stroke, counting an uncooperative right side and nerve pain in his neck and shoulder. He has two other sons, Russ and Chris. Tex Winter died on 10 October 2018 at the age of 96.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificates for him and his twin sister Mona Francis, both recorded as born at "6 AM," with Mona born first. Wikipedia states "Winter was born ... fifteen minutes after twin sister Mona Francis" [1].


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three sons)
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twin)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 96)
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Basketball coach)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Triangle offense")