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Perigo, William J., 1911-1990



William J. Perigo was an American basketball player and coach. He played college basketball for Western Michigan University from 1931 to 1934 and professional basketball for the Indianapolis Kautskys from 1934 to 1936. He was the head basketball coach at Western Michigan University (1949–1952) and the University of Michigan (1952–1960).

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Oral history interview with Patrick Clysdale, October 25, 1989

 File — Box 1-OralHist, Object: 16
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Patrick “Pat” Clysdale, student athlete, coach, administrator and professor at Western Michigan University, conducted and recorded Lew Carlson on October 25, 1989 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Pat discusses playing youth sports in Detroit and then coming to Western and playing basketball for coach Buck Read and football for coach John W. Gill. He received his B.S. in 1952 and his M.S. in 1953, returning to WMU in 1958 to coach basketball and recruit players. He worked...
Dates: October 25, 1989