Richard H. Gates
October 24, 1930
December 16, 2016
1950-51 Waterloo Rockets (Independent)
1950-51 Kansas City Hi-Spots (NPBL)
Gates would go on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, but stayed stationed in Japan, Gates later worked at Deere and moved to Southeastern Michigan.
He and his wife, Ellen, had three children.
Correspondence with family member, August 2017