SPRINGFIELD - 1903-1904

At the completion of first half of season, the Springfield franchise was sold to G.W.Goodnow, the owner of the Chicopee franchise. Goodnow disbanded the existing Springfield team and moved his team to Springfield to compete in the  second-half of the season.

Played home games at Whitney Rink in Springfield, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 800

 

SPRINGFIELD  WMBL 14-6     JERE CORCORAN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Sandy Shields F 24 5:10 180 None 12 75 0 150 12.5
Kid Eberlein F 24 5:09 175 None 11 57 0 56 5.1
John Wendelken C 27 6:02 180 None 13 59 0 118 9.1
Toby Matthews G-C 24 6:00 180 None to Springfield 2 19 97 0 194 10.2
Jere Corcoran G-C 23 5:09 165 to Ware 20 36 0 72 3.6
Charles Martens G-F 20 5:07 145 None 2 17 0 34 17.0
Jack Harding G-F 19 None to Springfield 2 12 7 0 14 1.2
Zeke Michelman F-C 23 6:00 175 to Springfield 2 6 4 0 8 1.3
Dan Shea G-F 23 5:07 6 4 0 8 1.3
A.A. Huot G 23 5:08 155 None fr Westfield 3 2 0 4 1.3
Tom Riley F-C 6:00 to Ware 3 1 0 2 0.7
Merritt Gebo G 28 5:07 135 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Jimmy Williamson F 20 5:10 165 None fr/to Ware 1 0 0 0 0.0
Edward Broderick G  36 Hobart fr N.Hampton/ to Thompville 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Neemans G 1 0 0 0 0.0

Franchise began season in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. On November 16, 1903. the owners of the Pittsfield and Chicopee teams exchanged the location of their franchises. Each team assumed the other teams record in the standings. The new Chicopee team assumed a a 5-3 record and finished the first-half with a 16-3 record. The actual record of the team was 18-0. At the beginning of the second half of the season, the franchise was moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, replacing the existing team in that city.

Played Chicopee home games at the Town Hall. Played Springfield home games at Whitney Rink – Seating capacity – 800

 

SPRINGFIELD  WMBL 18-0  28-13 WINNIE KINKAIDE
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Hough F-G 20 5:07 135 Western 45 241 37 519 11.5
Snake Deal F-C-G 24 6:00 165 None Injured 46 150 23 323 7.0
Fred Mulliner C-G-F 22 6:00 160 None 49 113 7 233 4.8
Toby Matthews G-C-F 24 6:01 180 None fr Springfield-1 32 143 19 305 9.5
Winnie Kinkaide G-C-F 22 5:10 180 None Injured 52 19 10 48 0.9
Eddie Ferat G-F-C 23 5:08 165 None 43 143 11 297 6.9
Howard Thomas G 22 5:09 165 None 27 74 5 153 5.7
Charlie Bossert G-C 30 6:00 185 Temple’99 Injuried 10 51 0 102 10.2
Joe Fogarty F 18 5:09 165 None to Northampton 12 35 0 70 5.8
Bobby Mayham G 19 5:08 155 None to Northampton 5 15 0 30 6.0
Jack Harding F-G 19 None fr Springfield-1 8 11 1 23 2.9
Zeke Michelman G 23 6:00 180 None fr Springfield-1/VR 1 1 1 3 3
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