- 1904-1905

Franchise transferred from New Bedford (Whalers), Massachusetts to Amesbury, Massachusetts  on December 11, 1904. Record in New Bedford was 5-12.

NB = New Bedford  – Played home games at Old Fellows Hall – Capacity – 400 and Federation Hall – Capacity – 800

A = Amesbury  –  Played home games at the  Town Hall – Capacity – 1,100

 

AMESBURY  NEBL 19-23  7-16 PECK DONNELLY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Andy Sears F-G-C 22 5:09 175 None fr Williamatic CBL 23 50 0 100 4.3 A
Peck Donnelly F-G 23 5:09 175 None 56 103 0 206 3.7 NB/A
Slats Healey C-F 27 5:11 175 None Portsmouth # 56 105 0 210 3.8 NB/A
Dan Lynch G-C 26 5:10 170 None Haverhill # 39 31 0 62 1.6 NB/A
Michael Qualey F-G 24 5:08 155 None fr Danielson CBL 27 40 0 80 3.0 A
Bill Zanger F 21 5:10 150 None 23 92 0 184 8.0 NB/A
Banty Marshall F 21 5:09 160 None 18 42 0 84 4.7 NB/A
Frank Devlin F 25 5:10 175 None fr Danielson CBL 23 40 0 80 3.5 A
Heine Henschel F 20 5:11 180 None fr Fall River/Portsmth# 7 13 0 26 3.71 NB/A
Jack O’Neil G 26 5:09 165 None 6 6 0 12 2.0 NB
Connie Murphy C 31 1 5 0 10 10.0 NB
Skip Field F 24 5:11 170 None fr Lowell 2 5 0 10 5.0 A
John Pennino C 21 6:02 175 None fr Fall River 7 4 0 8 1.1 NB/A
Steve White F 23 5:06 140 None to Fall River 1 3 0 6 6.0 NB
Allie Paige F fr New London CBL 2 3 0 6 3.0 A
Billy McMahon 21 2 1 0 2 1.0 NB
Pete Reagan G 25 5:06 145 None 1 0 0 0 0.0 NB
### Young 1 0 0 0 0.0 NB
Alois Getzinger C 23 6:00 170 None Lowell @ 1 0 0 0 0.0 NB
Bill Sheridan C 28 6:03 185 None Newburybport @ 1 0 0 0 0.0 A
Jimmy Healey F 21 5:06 150 None to Newburyport 1 0 0 0 0.0 NB NB
Doc Flanagan G 2 0 0 0 0.0 A
Harry Tighe G-F 22 5:06 145 None fr Danielson CBL 2 0 0 0 0.0 A

Played home games at  at Natatorium Hall in Philadelphia.

 

CONSHOHOCKEN GIANTS  PBL 30-8-1 ED LEIGHTHAM
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Steve White F 22 5:06 140 None 37 137 304 578 15.6
Al Glassey F-G-C 23 5:11 170 Temple’00 38 110 0 220 5.8
Bill Keenan C 24 5:11 178 None 37 157 1 315 8.5
Charlie Bossert G-F 31 6:00 185 Temple’99 38 112 40 264 6.9
Bill Herron G-C 21 5:11 180 None 37 38 8 84 2.3
Al Bennett G-C 27 5:08 140 None 19 21 0 42 2.2
George Huzzard C-G 26 5:08 165 None fr Manayunk 9 6 0 12 1.3
### Griffith 1 1 5 7 7.0
Harry Klenck F 4 2 0 4 1
Bill Lukens C-G 19 6:02 175 Swarthmore Suspended 1 0 0 0 0

Played home games  at De Neri Hall in Philadelphia.

 

DE NERI  PBL 22-17-2 AMBROSE DUDLEY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bill Mink F-G 21 5:08 125 None 33 33 302 368 11.2
Walter Brady F-G 19 5:09 160 None 40 112 41 265 6.6
Steve Ford C-F 19 6:00 165 None 40 124 1 249 6.2
Pete Riley G-C 23 6:00 190 Trenton St. 15 26 14 66 4.4
Billy Markward G-C 26 6:00 180 None 29 25 0 50 1.7
Carl Krebs G 21 5:09 155 Drexel’02 11 16 15 47 4.3
Joe Fogarty F 19 5:09 170 None 6 20 4 44 7.3
Frank Markward G-F 22 5:06 130 None 15 14 0 28 1.9
### Hyland F fr Gray’s Ferry 5 4 0 8 1.6
Heine Henschel F-G 20 5:11 180 None 5 4 0 8 1.6
### Reynolds G 10 4 0 8 0.8
John Pennino C 22 6:01 175 None 4 3 0 6 1.5
William Hunter F 25 Pennsylvania’00 3 0 0 0 0.0
David McBurney 18 5:10 155 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Samuel McCallion F        23 to Gray’s Ferry

Played  home games at America Hall in East Falls district of Philadelphia.

 

EAST FALLS CLIFF CLIMBERS  PBL 18-22-1  AL COOPER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Chick Clayton F 32 5:07 140 None 29 70 111 251 8.7
Charlie Devine F-G 22 5:10 165 Penn State’04 35 65 7 137 3.9
Jinks King C-G 23 5:09 155 None 37 43 0 86 2.3
Mick Murphy G-F 23 6:00 220 None 37 44 147 235 6.4
Arthur Attwood G-F 21 5:10 155 None 30 46 1 93 3.1
Al Cooper G 26 5:11 155 None 9 21 87 129 14.3
Pete Ferguson F fr Manayunk 7 14 1 29 4.1
Charlie Shock C 18 5:11 None 19 13 0 26 1.4
Clarence Enos F-C 22 None 6 8 9 25 4.2
Ed Haldeman G 25 Lafayette’03 6 5 0 10 1.7
Walter Haldeman G 25 Lafayette’03 4 2 0 4 1.0
Jack Redington 20 5:08 140 None 6 1 0 2 0.3
### Campbell G 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charles Park 22 5:11 165 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Jenkinson 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Mitchell F 1 0 0 0 0.0

Fall River dropped out of the New England Basketball League on December 11, 1904.

Played at Anawan Hall in Fall River, Massachusetts  – Seating capacity – 500

 

FALL RIVER  NEBL 3-11  DNP BILLY KELLIHER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Milton Gebhard G-F 23 5:08 140 None 9 35 0 70 7.8
Leo Haggarty F 21 5:09 155 None 13 15 0 30 2.3
John Pennino C 24 6:01 175 None to New Bedford 10 12 0 24 2.4
Billy Kelleher G 26 5:08 160 None to Portsmouth 14 41 0 82 5.9
Heine Henschel F-G 24 5:11 180 None to New Bedford 14 32 0 64 4.6
Steve White F 23 5:06 140 None fr New Bedford 8 33 0 66 8.3
Toby Matthews F 25 6:01 180 None Lowell @ 2 9 0 18 9.0
### Stone C 1 2 0 4 4.0
Alois Getzinger C 23 6:00 170 None Lowell @ 2 2 0 4 4.0
Fred Mulliner C 23 6:00 160 None Natick @ 1 1 0 2 1.0
Winnie Kinkaide G 25 5:11 180 None Natick @ 1 1 0 2 2.0

Columbia Field Club withdrew  sponsorship on January 5, 1905. Under new ownership, the team remained in the league, playing all games on the road, under Grays Ferry banner. Record as Columbia F.C. was 10-6. Record as Gray’s Ferry was 1-16.

Columbia F.C. played home games at Columbia Hall in Philadelphia – Seating capacity – 800

Columbia F.C. = *  Gray’s Ferry = #

 

GRAY’S FERRY TRAVELERS  PBL 7-26 GEORGE BATES
. .
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Bates F 29 5:09 170 None 15 23 103 149 9.9 *#
John Donohue F-G 21 6:00 165 None 15 17 2 36 2.4 *#
Al McWilliams C-F 19 6:00 155 None 21 50 10 78 3.7 *#
Mike Wilson G-F 21 6:00 175 None 19 27 70 124 6.5 *#
Samuel  McCallion G-F     23 fr DeNeri 17 34 0 68 4.0 *#
Jud Crane F 20 5:11 8 5 17 27 3.4 *#
John Devine C 2 2 14 18 9.0 #
### Cleveland G-F 6 5 0 10 1.7 *
Skip Craig G 25 13 3 0 6 0.5 *#
### Swallow C-G LaSalle fr St.Simeon 8 3 2 8 1.0 *
### Bonfield G 6 3 0 6 1.0 *
### Hyland F to DeNeri 1 3 0 6 6.0 *
Edward Lane F 5:08 1 0 1 1 1.0 *
### Marshall G 1 0 0 0 0.0 *
Joe De Barth F *
### O’Malley F *

Played  home games at at Haverhill City Hall  in Haverhill. Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 1,200

 

HAVERHILL  NEBL 28-8  16-8 JIM KENNEDY
       REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jim Kennedy F-G 24 6:01 180 None 51 144 0 288 5.6
Pat Doyle F-C-G 21 5:11 165 None 58 220 0 440 7.6
Ed Wachter C-F 21 6:01 180 None Lowell # 52 187 0 374 7.2
Jimmy Williamson G-F 21 5:10 165 None 49 115 0 230 4.7
Flo Haggerty G-F 21 5:10 155 None 57 179 0 358 6.3
Bucky Lew G-F 20 5:08 150 None 47 51 0 102 2.2
Joe Lynch F 22 5:11 155 None fr Lowell/to Newburyport 3 10 0 20 6.7
Sam Follansbee F 19 5:10 180 None 4 9 0 18 4.5
Jack Punch G 20 5:07 155 None Newburyport @ 1 3 0 6 1.5
Eddie Cunningham F 22 5:07 145 None 1 2 0 4 4.0
Clarence Enos G 22 None fr Lowell/to Portsmouth 2 2 0 4 4.0
Bill Sheridan C 28 6:02 182 None Newburyport @ 1 1 0 2 1.0
Dan Lynch G 26 5:10 170 None Amesbury @ 1 0 0 0 0.0
2-4    PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jim Kennedy F-G 24 6:01 180 None 6 8 0 16 2.7
Pat Doyle F-C-G 21 5:11 165 None 7 19 0 38 5.4
Ed Wachter C-F 21 6:02 180 None 7 16 0 32 4.6
Jimmy Williamson G-F 21 5:10 165 None 7 6 0 12 1.7
Flo Haggerty G-F 21 5:10 155 None 7 12 0 24 3.4
Bucky Lew G-F 20 5:08 150 None 5 2 0 4 0.8

Played at Keystone Hall in East Falls district of Philadelphia.

 

JASPER A.C.  PBL  26-15 BILL KENNEDY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny McGraw F 22 5:07 145 None 39 88 238 414 10.6
John Featherstone F-C 20 6:01 165 None 32 62 1 125 3.9
Lew Winch C-G-F 22 5:11 200 None 35 48 0 96 2.7
Dippy Obermeier G-C 22 5:08 145 None 40 79 7 165 4.1
Andy Cameron G 23 5:09 145 None 35 15 0 30 0.9
Harry Flynn F 24 5:08 145 None 23 54 89 197 8.6
Whitey Schwer F-C Injured 13 18 81 117 9.0
Whitey Mallon C-G-F 20 5:10 150 None 15 18 0 36 2.4
Carl Harverson F-G 20 6:02 1 1 2 4 4.0
Herm Baetzel F-G 23 5:10 170 None 2 1 0 2 1.0

Played home games at Westford Street Armory in Lowell, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 800

 

LOWELL LOWELLS  NEBL 17-16  12-19 TOBY MATTHEWS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Frank Leighton F 26 5:11 175 None 54 196 0 392 7.3
Toby Matthews F-C-G 25 6:01 180 None Fall River/Portsmouth # 54 244 0 488 9.0
Alois Getzinger C 24 6:00 168 None Fall River/New Bedford# 29 99 0 198 6.8
Ivan Loos G-C 26 5:09 180 None 50 90 0 180 3.6
Billy Loos G-C 20 5:11 155 None Injuried 42 20 0 40 1.0
Clarence Enos G 22 None to Haverhill 13 35 0 70 5.4
Jim Davey G 21 5:08 150 None to Newburyport 12 32 0 64 5.3
Albie Allard F-G 27 5:08 160 None fr Danielson CBL 19 26 0 52 2.7
Joe Lynch C 23 5:11 170 None fr Putnam CBL/to Haverhill 1 9 0 18 0.9
Ed Wachter C 21 6:01 180 None Haverhill @ 2 8 0 16 16.0
Skip Field F 24 5:11 170 None to Amesbury 4 4 0 8 4.0
Bobby Mayham F 20 5:10 160 None Natick @ 1 1 0 2 0.5
Jimmy Harrington G 23 5:05 135 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Winnie Kinkaide G 23 5:11 180 None Natick @ 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Masonic Hall in East Falls district of Philadelphia.

 

MANAYUNK  JOHN IDES  PBL 11-29-2 JAMES McCALLEN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Al Bloom F 31 54 262 370 11.9
Joe Scherer F-G 23 5:10 160 None 29 45 112 202 7.0
Archie Cavanaugh C 19 5:10 155 None 27 30 4 64 2.4
Gus Krueger G 24 5:09 170 None 37 44 2 90 2.4
Jack McCullough G 25 Temple’99 35 9 0 18 0.5
Bartus Neuman F 23 5:11 185 None 20 44 18 78 3.9
Ivan Loos C 26 5:09 180 Ursinus(Pa) 4 7 0 14 3.5
Billy Loos G 20 5:11 155 None 4 3 0 6 1.5
### Johnson F-C-G 5 1 0 2 0.4
### Tyson 2 0 0 0 0.0
Pete Ferguson F (to East Falls)
George  Huzzard G-C 26 5:08 165 None (to Conshohocken)
Jud Hancock C 22 5:11 180 Temple’00 (to St.Simeon)

Played home games at the Concert Hall in Natick, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 1,000

 

NATICK  NEBL 19-11  17-4 JOE FOGARTY
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Hough F-G 21 5:07 145 None Portsmouth # 42 234 0 468 11.1
Joe Fogarty F 19 5:09 165 None 43 178 0 356 8.3
Fred Mulliner C 23 6:00 160 None Fall River # 49 110 0 220 4.5
Winnie Kinkaide G 23 5:11 180 None Fall River/Lowell # 41 24 0 48 1.2
Eddie Ferat G-F 24 5:08 165 None 25 81 0 162 6.5
Bobby Mayham G-F 20 5:10 160 None Lowell # 48 100 0 200 4.2
Snake Deal C 25 6:00 165 None 11 37 0 74 6.7
4-2 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Hough F-G 21 5:07 145 None 7 22 0 44 6.3
Eddie Ferat F-G 24 5:08 165 None 7 22 0 44 6.3
Fred Mulliner C 23 6:00 160 None 7 14 0 28 4.0
Winnie Kinkaide G 23 5:11 180 None 7 4 0 8 1.1
Bobby Mayham G-F 20 5:10 160 None 7 10 0 20 2.9
Joe Fogarty F 19 5:09 165 None 1 2 0 4 4.0

Played home games at City Hall in Newburyport, Massachusetts  – Seating capacity – 1,000

 

NEWBURYPORT  NEBL  13-19  7-16  BILLY HAYES
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jimmy Healey F-G 21 5:06 150 None fr New Bedford 36 36 0 72 2.0
Henry Sheridan F 26 6:01 170 None 54 100 0 200 3.7
Bill Sheridan C 28 6:02 185 None Haver/Portsmth/Amesbury# 55 64 0 128 2.3
Billy Hayes G 21 5:09 165 None 40 76 0 152 3.8
Jack Punch G 20 5:07 155 None Haverhill # 46 97 0 194 4.2
Charles Martens F 21 5:06 150 None Injured 24 82 0 164 6.8
Jim Davey G 21 5:08 150 None fr Lowell 14 28 0 56 4.0
Joe Lynch F 22 5:11 155 None fr Haverhill 12 24 0 48 4.0
Arthur Regan F 7 7 0 14 2.0
Henry Martens F 25 5:08 160 None 3 3 0 6 2.0
Henry Cragen F 19 5:08 155 None fr NorwichCBL/to/fr Portmouth 4 6 0 12 3.0
Joe White F 37 5:11 170 fr Portmouth 4 5 0 10 2.5
### Smith G 2 2 0 4 2.0
Heine Henschel F 20 5:11 180 None Portsmouth @ 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Natatorium Hall in Philadelphia – Seating capacity – 900

 

NORTH PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES  PBL 28-13 DAN HAGGARTY
Elwood Gowdy F 19 5:08 160 None 35 117 1 235 6.7
Jack Reynolds F-C 27 5:10 170 None 39 78 460 616 15.8
Dan Haggarty C 23 6:00 170 None 40 86 0 172 4.3
Dan Schaeffer G 24 5:06 155 None 37 16 14 46 1.2
John Plant G-F 27 5:09 185 Wisconsin/Yale 34 34 0 68 2.0
Len Plant G 21 5:10 170 None 9 11 0 22 2.4
John Kerswell G 19 5:08 160 None 19 5 0 10 0.5
Leo Haggarty G 21 5:10 155 None 4 3 0 6 1.5
Batch Marthens G 25  Duquesne’00 1 0 0 0 0.0

Portsmouth joined the New England Basketball league for the second-half of the season.

Played home games at Freedom Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire – Seating capacity – 500

 

PORTSMOUTH  NEBL DNP  8-13 BILLY KELLIHER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Billy Kelleher F 26 5:08 160 None fr Fall River 15 28 0 56 3.7
Henry Cragen F 19 5:08 155 None fr/to Newburyport 14 27 0 54 3.9
Tim Horan C 27 6:00 165 None fr Norwich CBL 19 78 0 156 8.2
Heine Henschel G-F 24 5:11 180 None fr Amesbury/Newbpt # 21 29 0 58 2.8
Clarence Enos G-F 22 None 19 50 0 100 5.3
Allie Gion C-G 22 5:11 165 None fr Norwich CBL 20 15 0 30 1.5
Toby Matthews F 25 6:01 180 None Lowell @ 1 9 0 18 18.0
Bill Sheridan C 28 6:03 185 None Haverhill @ 1 3 0 6 6.0
Harry Hough F 21 5:08 155 None Natick @ 1 2 0 4 4.0
Slats Healey F 27 5:11 175 None Amesbury @ 1 1 0 2 2.0
Joe White F 37 5:10 170 fr NorwichCBL/to Newb’port 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at St.Simeon Gymnasium, known as  “The Pit” in Philadelphia.

 

ST.SIMEON SAINTS  PBL 13-26 DICK COLE
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Dick Cole F 31 104 99 307 9.9
John Wick F 32 74 2 150 4.7
Jud Hancock C-F 22 5:11 180 Temple’00 18 17 8 42 2.3
Jack Boyd G 23 5:09 150 None 31 22 2 46 1.5
### Myers G 24 21 87 129 5.4
Howard Thomas G-F 23 5:09 165 Temple’00 8 20 34 74 9.3
Kid Dark F 18 5:07 160 None 6 13 28 54 9.0
### Devlin G-C 6:01 28 16 19 51 1.8
### Kiker C 3 5 25 35 11.7
### Connor F 4 2 16 20 5.0
Snake Dillon C    25  None 6 8 0 16 2.7
Ollie McLaughlin G 21 5:10 165 None 3 2 4 8 2.7
William Dennison C 26 6:02 160 3 3 0 6 2.0
### Young G-F 1 3 0 6 6.0
### Swallow G LaSalle to Gray’s Ferry
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