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Joel Mason

Joel Mason

American football player
Joel Mason
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American football player
Was Athlete Basketball player American football player Sports coach Basketball coach
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 12 March 1912, Michigan, USA
Death 31 October 1995, Harper Woods, USA (aged 83 years)
Star sign Pisces
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 90 kg
Sports Teams
Green Bay Packers
Arizona Cardinals
The details (from wikipedia)


Joel Gregory Mason (March 12, 1912 – October 31, 1995) was a player in the National Football League (NFL) as well as the National Basketball League (NBL).

Professional football and basketball careers

Mason played with the Chicago Cardinals during the 1939 NFL season. After two seasons away from the NFL, he would play four seasons with the Green Bay Packers. During his time with them he was a member of the 1944 NFL Champion Packers. Mason also appeared in one game for the Sheboygan Red Skins in the National Basketball League during the 1942–43 season. He failed to register a statistic in his lone appearance.

He played basketball and football at the collegiate level at Western Michigan University.

Coaching career

After retiring from professional football, Mason became and assistant football coach at Wayne State University, and soon after became Wayne State's head basketball coach. Mason coached basketball for 18 years, from 1948 to 1966, winning 186 games and making one NCAA tournament appearance, in 1956. Mason was also the NBL's Detroit Gems during the first half of the 1946–47 season. He resigned, and player Fred Campbell took over to become player-coach.

Head coaching record

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Wayne State Warriors (Independent)
1948–49 Wayne State 11–13
1949–50 Wayne State 7–15
1950–51 Wayne State 12–11
1951–52 Wayne State 19–6
1952–53 Wayne State 14–6
1953–54 Wayne State 16–6
1954–55 Wayne State 9–14
Wayne State Warriors (Presidents' Athletic Conference)
1955–56 Wayne State 18–3 6–0 1st NCAA Regional Fourth Place
1956–57 Wayne State 14–4 5–1 1st
1957–58 Wayne State 7–11 2–4 3rd
1958–59 Wayne State 4–14 2–8 6th
1959–60 Wayne State 13–5 7–3 2nd
1960–61 Wayne State 7–11 5–5 5th
1961–62 Wayne State 9–9 7–3 2nd
1962–63 Wayne State 1–16 1–9 8th
1963–64 Wayne State 8–10 5–7 5th
1964–65 Wayne State 11–7 9–3 1st
1965–66 Wayne State 6–12 4–8 6th
Wayne State: 186–173 (.518) 53–51 (.510)
Total: 186–173 (.518)


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