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Gene Grazia

Full name: Eugene "Gene" Grazia
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: July 29, 1934 in West Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 9, 2014 in [unknown], Florida, United States
Affiliations: Michigan State Spartans, East Lansing (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Biography

Although Gene Grazia was from Massachusetts, he chose to play his college hockey at Michigan State after spending a season playing for Milano HC in Italy. A left winger, he actually played in the B World Championships for Italy in 1953. Grazia played on the U.S. National team at the 1959 World Championships in addition to his Olympic appearance. Grazia later played minor league professional hockey in Toledo for 10 years, playing two games in 1958 with the Toledo Mercurys of the International Hockey League (IHL). He then became a hockey, baseball, and golf coach in West Springfield, Massachusetts, where he taught physical education for 26 years. He moved to Florida and lived the last 20 years of his life there after retirement.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 1 1960-02-19 0 0 0
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #2 1 1960-02-22 USA 6, SWE 3 0 0 0
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Group C Match #1 1 1960-02-19 USA 7, TCH 5 0 0 0
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