PLAYER PROFILE

JOE TRIPP

STATISTICS & HISTORY

When he was just 17 years old,  Joe Tripp signed to play pro basketball with the Brooklyn Knights of St. Anthony, one of  of the premier independent teams in New York city. During  his career that spanned over a decade, Tripp became one of most idolized  players in Brooklyn because of his bone jarring in your face defensive play. After five seasons with the Knights, Tripp played for the famed Original Celtics for two seasons before he returned to the Knights in 1921 when they entered the Metropolitan Basketball League.  Known as the  the Duke of Greenpoint, Tripp was widely regarded as the best defender in the MBL. During the early 1920’s , Tripp also played for Cohoes in the New York State League and helped lead them to the 1921-22 NYSL championship.

 

JOE TRIPP Height: 6:01 Weight: 180 College: None
Maynard Joseph Anthony Tripp Born: Sep 18, 1897  Died: Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1914-15 Brooklyn Knights of St.Anthony Indep
1915-16 Brooklyn Knights of St.Anthony Indep
1916-17 Brooklyn Knights of St.Anthony Indep
1916-17 Paterson IBL 2 2 1 5 2.5
1917-18 Brooklyn Knights of St.Anthony Indep
1919-20 Brooklyn Knights of St.Anthony Indep
191-20 Original Celtics Indep
1920-21 Original Celtics Indep
1920-21 Albany All Stars Indep
1920-21 Cohoes NYSL 22 28 28 84 3.8
1921-22 Cohoes NYSL 41 70 63 203 5.0
1921-22 Greenpoint MBL 19 30 40 100 5.3
1922-23 Cohoes NYSL 25 42 79 163 6.5
1922-23 Greenpoint MBL 40 50 65 165 4.1
1922-23 Holyoke IL 1 1 2 4 4.0
1923-24 CohoesUticaMohawk NYSL 9 8 18 34 3.8
1923-24 Greenpoint MBL 32 40 54 134 4.2
1924-25 Paterson MBL 1 0 2 2 2.0
 1924-25  St.Johnsbury (Vt)  Indep
1926-27 Ridgewood*Orange NLN 2 1 2 4 2.0
1926-27 St.Johnsbury (Vt) Indep
Major League Totals 194 223 354 800 4.1
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1923-24 Cohoes NYSL 2 1 2 4 2.0
Major League Totals 2 1 2 4 2.0

 

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