Ernest C. Quigley (Ernest C. Quigley)

Ernest C. Quigley

Major League Umpire, Basketball Referee, Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. He graduated from the University of Kansas and from 1903 to 1912 was coach and then Atheletic Director at Saint Mary’s College in Kansas. During his 40-year career, he officiated at over 14,000 games to include four NCAA tournaments, three Rose Bowls and at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Basketball first became a medal sport at the 1936 Summer Olympics and Quigley was a referee during the basketball finals. He was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1961. During his major league baseball career, he officiated at six World Series to include the 1919 Black Sox Series between the Cinncinati Reds and Chicago White Sox.  (bio by: Tom Denardo)

Born

  • January, 01, 1970
  • Canada

Died

  • January, 01, 1970
  • USA

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