PLAYER PROFILE

HOBBY FYFE

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Horace “Hobby” Fyfe was a was the captain of the Hoboken  High School team that captured three consecutive county scholastic titles. For the next five seasons, Fyfe starred on strong independent teams in Hoboken. In 1915, he signed to play for Brooklyn in the Interstate Basketball League. He quickly became a standout guard in the league by combining strong defense with an ability to score points. In almost every league in which he played during his career, he was among the top-ten scorers. The 1919-20 season was the busiest of  Fyfe’s career. He made appearances in four different leagues and played independent ball as well. In early February of 1920, Fyfe was stricken with influenza and died nine weeks later of pneumonia at the age of 28.

 

HOBBY FYFE Height: 5:10 Weight: 165 College: None
Horace Brown Fyfe Born:    Jul 4, 1891 Died: Apr, 1920 Hometown: Hoboken, NJ
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1911-12 Hoboken Indep
1912-13 Hoboken Indep
1913-14 Hoboken Turner Triangles Indep
1913-14 Hoboken Carltons HCL
1913-14 Hoboken Rosedale (NJ) Indep 33 102 46 250 7.6
1914-15 Hoboken Rosedale (NJ) Indep 33 102 46 250 7.6
1915-16 Hoboken Rosedale (NJ) Indep
1915-16 BrooklynNorth Hudson IBL 29 62 58 182 6.3
1915-16 Orange AC ECBL 1 4 2 10 10.0
1915-16 Bridgeport Blue Ribbons Indep 1 3 0 6 6.0
1916-17 Jersey CityBridgeport IBL 39 89 87 265 6.8
1916-17 Pittston PSL 6 10 14 2 34 5.7
1917-18 AnsoniaBridgeportJersey City CSL 12 24 27 75 6.3
1917-18 Pittston PSL 35 70 64 7 204 5.8
19117-18 Union City Troys Indep
1918-19 Paterson Riverside FC Indep
1918-19 Staten island Downey Shipyard Indep
1918-19 Hoboken Tietjen & Langford Shipyard Indep
1919-20 New YorkJersey CityPassaicBrooklyn IBL 13 24 23 71 5.5
1919-20 Pittston PSL 28 45 46 114 .404 12 136 4.9
1919-20 Schenectady NYSL 2 4 1 9 4.5
1919-20 Germantown EBL 4 8 4 10 .400 5 20 5.0
1919-20 Newark Whirlwinds Indep
Major League Totals 168 343 326 1012 6.0
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1917-18 Pittston PSL 3 2 7 11 3.7
Major League Totals 3 2 7 11 3.7
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