Date of Birth: March 10, 1917, in Beeville, Texas
Date of Death: June 27, 1979, in Refugio, Texas (62 years old)
Texas Death Index
Several websites have a guy who was born 12/04/19, and died in Tulsa, in
September, 1988. This person's name was Francis J Mattingly, and he was
not the player.
Francis E Mattingly was inducted posthumously into the
Texas A&M - Kingsville Hall of Fame in 1987.
His widow accepted his plaque. Therefore, he could not have died in 1988.
1947 Chicago Rockets (AAFC)
Texas A&M University, Kingsville