Lonnie Eggleston was a star athlete at Walters High School in Oklahoma City. Eggleston was a three year starter for Oklahoma A&M.  Eggleston was a bomber pilot in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, Eggleston played two seasons for the National AAU champion Bartlesville Phillips 66ers. Eggleston  also had a brief post-war pro basketball career. In 1947,  he was the leading scorer with the Oklahoma City Drillers in the short-lived Professional Basketball League of America and the flollowing season played basket two games for the St. Louis Bombers in the Basketball Association of America. In 1951, Eggleston returned to the military, where he served in the Air Force for the next twenty-two years.


LONNIE EGGLESTON Height: 6:00 Weight: 175 College: Oklahoma A&M’42
Lonnie Joe Eggleston Born: Jun 8, 1918 Died:  Jul 10, 1998 Hometown: Oklahoma, City, Ok.
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1938-39 Oklahoma A&M (Frosh) College
1939-40 Oklahoma A&M College
1940-41 Oklahoma A&M College
1941-42 Oklahoma A&M College
1042-45 U.S. Army Air Corp. Military Service
1945-46 Bartlesville Phillips 66ers AAU
1946-47 Bartlesville Phillips 66ers AAU
1947-48 Oklahoma City PBLA 5 19 17 26 .654 55 11.0
1948-49 St.Louis BAA 2 1 2 3 .667 4 2.0
US Air Force 1951-1970 Military Service
Major League Totals 7 20 19 29 .667 59 8.4





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