- 1932-1933

Played home games at the Firestone Clubhouse in Akron, Ohio – Seating capacity – 1,500

 

1932-33 NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE
AKRON FIRESTONES  NPBL 10-1 PAUL SHEEKS
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Merle Alexander F 25 6:06 185 Franklin 11 17 8 42 3.8
Cookie Cunningham F 27 6:03 200 Ohio State’26 11 28 26 82 7.5
Shang Chadwick C-F 31 6:04 220 DePauw/Wabash’25 11 17 19 53 4.8
Ray Dickerson G 24 6:00 165 NE Oklahoma St. 10 20 5 45 4.5
Ginger Reeves G 26 5:11 185 Danville Normal’32 10 24 4 52 5.2
Roy Burris G 31 5:10 150 Indiana Normal’24 7 18 6 42 6.0
Slim Shoun C 28 6:11 205 Carson-Newman’27 7 12 7 31 4.4
Bill Reeves F 28 5:10 165 Danville Norma’30 8 9 6 24 3.0
Bill Brandy G 23 6:00 180 Heidelberg’32 4 2 1 5 1.3
Don Burdette F 30 5:11 170 Wabash’25 1 0 0 0 0.0
2-1         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
AKRON FIRESTONES 10-1
Merle Alexander F 25 6:06 185 Franklin 3 5 2 12 4.0
Cookie Cunningham F 27 6:03 200 Ohio State’26 3 5 3 13 4.3
Shang Chadwick C-F 31 6:04 220 DePauw/Wabash’25 3 6 1 13 4.3
Ray Dickerson G 24 6:00 165 NE Oklahoma St. 3 8 1 17 5.7
Ginger Reeves G 26 5:11 185 Danville Normal’32 1 1 1 3 3.0
Roy Burris G 31 5:10 150 Indiana Normal’24 3 2 1 5 1.7
Slim Shoun C 28 6:11 205 Carson-Newman’27 2 2 2 6 3.0
Bill Reeves F 28 5:10 165 Danville Normal.30 3 1 2 4 1.3
Bill Brandy G 23 6:00 180 Heidelberg’32 1 1 0 2 2.0
Don Burdette F 30 5:11 170 Wabash’25 1 3 0 6 6.0

Played home games at Goodyear Hall in Akron, Ohio -Seating capacity 4,000

 

AKRON GOODYEAR WEBFOOTS  NPBL  2-4 SMILEY WELTNER
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Miner F 31 5:09 160 Ohio State’25 5 12 2 26 5.2
Mel Rush F 23 6:00 170 Bethany(WV)’32 5 12 2 26 5.2
Bob Taylor C 26 6:05 185 Muskingum’28 6 17 9 43 7.2
Buck Burkle G 25 Mt.Union(Oh)’27 5 4 6 14 2.8
Swede Olson G-F 28 6:00 150 Illinois’28 6 8 7 23 3.8
Frank Harrigan G-F 28 6:01 195 Michigan’28 4 5 7 17 4.3
Rex Moffett F 22 5:11 175 DePauw’32 5 6 3 15 3.0
Dick Bolton G-C 28 6:02 Cincinnati’28 5 2 4 8 1.6
Bert Riel F-G 22 5:11 160 Northwestern’31 5 3 0 6 1.2
Stash Wrobleski F-G 23 5:10 160 Pittsburgh’28 3 2 1 5 1.7
Bob Kamp G 23 6:00 Illinois’32 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Moose Athletic Hall in Bridgeton, New Jersey – Seating capacity – 1,000

 

BRIDGETON GEMS  EBL 10-8     5  5-5 POP MORGENWECK
POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Benny Borgmann F 28 5:07 160 None 26 68 119 255 9.8
Allie Schuckman F-G 23 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)31 10 17 12 46 4.6
Don Nagle C 22 6:03 None 14 7 15 29 2.1
Lefty Kintzing G-C-F 27 6:02 200 None 26 33 55 121 4.7
Carl Husta G-F 30 5:10 175 None fr Wilmington 18 48 31 127 7.1
Joey Schaaf F-G 26 5:11 165 Pennsylvania’29 to WPEN 13 13 20 46 3.5
Jim Picken F-G 29 5:10 165 Dartmouth’27 to WPEN 11 14 14 42 3.8
Al Kellett C 31 6:03 200 Columbia 7 10 15 35 5.0
George Clift F-G 32 5:11 165 None fr Moose/toWPEN 10 8 9 25 2.5
Babe Artus G 34 6:00 200 None to WPEN 3 5 5 15 5.0
Tiny Hearn C 25 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 to Jasper 4 5 4 14 3.5
Joey Sheehan F-G 27 5:09 Villanova’27 fr Wilmington/to Jasper 3 3 4 10 3.3
Frank Moore C  23 6:03 190 Pierce JC’31 fr Jasper/toWPEN 2 1 1 3 1.5
Don Dutton G 24 5:11 165 Georgetown’30 to Jasper 1 1 0 2 2.0
Stretch Miller C 31  6:03  200 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
Frank Dudley F-G 25 Loyola(Md)’27 2 1 0 2 1.0

Bronx St.Martin’s replaced Brooklyn Americans on February 7, 1933. Bronx team assumed Americans 2-7 record. Overall record was 7-13.

Played home games at Holy Family Auditorium in the Bronx. New York.

 

None

 BRONX MBL   DNP  5-6 RED CONATY
Red Conaty F-G 28 5:11 150 St.Francis(NY) fr Americans 31 40 18 98 3.2
Davenetz F-G 22  None 11 31 2 64 5.8
Al Kellett C 31 6:03 200 Columbia fr Visitations 9 10 11 31 3.4
Moe Frankel G-F 19 5:10 190  None 9 26 11 63 7.0
Vinnie Burns G-C-F 24 fr Jamaica 11 22 5 49 4.5
Babe Lyman G-F 24 6:00 NYU/Savage 11 17 6 40 3.6
Bob Synnott C-F-G 26 6:03 0:00 None 11 15 2 32 2.9
Fred Brunelli F 24 Manhattan’33 1 5 2 12 12.0
Buddy Young 1 2 1 5 5.0
Frank Stanzi F-C-G 7 2 0 4 0.6

On December 7, 1932, Hillhouse club took over the franchise. On December 30, 1932, Hillhouse gave up franchise. On January 3, 1933, Americans regained franchise. On February 7, 1933, the franchise folded. Brooklyn Americans  record was 1-11. Brooklyn Hillhouse record was 2-1

Brooklyn Americans played home games at Xavier Clubhouse in Brooklyn.

 

 BROOKLYN AMERICANS  MBL  3-12  2-7  RED CONATY
 PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  HA  FGM  FTM PTS AVG
Benny Borgmann F 34 5:07 160 None fr Paterson 8 27 24 78 9.8
Red Conaty F 28 5:11 150 St.Francis(NY) to Bronx
Tiny Hearn C 25 6:09 230 Georiga Tech’29 fr Paterson/to Visiatation
Honey Russell G-F 29 5:11 180 Seton Hall/NYU to Jewels 14 23 8 54 3.9
Willie McDonald G-F-C 28 None 14 22 8 52 3.7
Rip Andrews F 22 None 11 21 7 49 4.5
Ray Dunne G-C-F 24 fr Yonkers 9 12 7 31 3.4
Ray Kennedy G 35 5:09 160 None fr Jamaica 6 8 1 17 2.8
Joe Gilkinson F-G 7 4 2 10 1.4
Bob Grody G-C 32 6:02 215 None to Visitation 10 4 2 10 1.0
Austin Hamburger F-G 22 6:02 210 None fr Jamaica/to Yonkers 3 4 1 9 3.0
Bucky Williams G 27 5:07 155 None fr Jamaica 6 4 1 9 1.5
Artie Musicant G-F 25 5:08 155 CCNY’30 3 3 0 6 2.0
Lefty Kintzing C-G 27 6:02 200 None fr Paterson 2 2 1 5 2.5
Sonny Gluck G 25 5:11 190 None to Jersey City 3 2 1 5 1.7
Ed Conaty F-G 21 5:11 165 St.Francis(NY) 1 1 1 3 3.0
Tony Schiffer F 27 5:09 160 None 2 0 1 1 0.5
George Clough G 26  None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Harry Glotzer G 23 6:00 165 St.John’s(NY)’31 1 0 0 0 0
Dave Bass F-C-G 21 6:01 200 None to Jewels
Don Nagle C-G 22 6:03 Rutgers to Paterson
Willie Scrill G 25 5:10 175 None fr/to Visitation

Early in season, played home games at Company I Armory in Flushing, New York. Played most home games at Arcadia Hall in Brooklyn – Seating capacity – 2,000

 

BROOKLYN JEWELS  MBL 13-2     16-7 EDDIE WILDE
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Rip Gerson F 23 5:10 Brooklyn C. of Pharm/St.John’s(NY)’31 36 32 9 73 2.0
Mac Posnack F-G 23 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31 35 48 25 121 3.5
Matty Begovich C 22 6:05 200 St.John’s(NY)’31 36 32 18 82 2.3
Mac Kinsbrunner G-F 23 5:09 155 Syracuse/St.John’s'(NY)31 39 108 56 272 7.0
Allie Schuckman G-F 23 5:08 170 LIU/St.John’s(NY)’31 35 96 30 222 6.3
Honey Russell F-G 29 5:11 185 Seton Hall/NYU fr Americans 11 20 7 47 4.3
Dave Bass F-C-G 21 6:01 200 None fr Americans 37 37 10 84 2.3
Red Wolfe G-F 27 5:11 165 St.John’s(NY)’28 3 7 1 15 5.0
Tom Neary G-F 23 St.John’s(NY)’32 4 2 1 5 1.3
Sammy Schoenfeld G 26 6:00 170 Savage/Columbia’30 to Jamaica 1 0 2 2 2.0
Monty Banks G-F 24 5:09 165 NYU’31 to Jamaica 5 0 2 2 0.4
Hank Greenberg C 22 6:03 210 NYU’30 to Yonkers 2 0 1 1 0.5
Jack Kleinman G 26 St.John’s(NY)’28 1 0 0 0 0.0
2-0 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Rip Gerson F 23 5:10 Brooklyn C. of Pharm/St.John’s(NY)’31 2 2 0 4 2.0
Mac Posnack F-G 23 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31 2 4 3 11 5.5
Matty Begovich C 22 6:05 200 St.John’s(NY)’31 2 1 0 2 1.0
Mac Kinsbrunner G-F 23 5:09 155 Syracuse/St.John’s(NY)’31 2 10 1 21 10.5
Allie Schuckman G-F 23 5:08 170 LIU/St.John’s(NY)’31 2 10 2 22 11.0
Honey Russell F-G 29 5:11 185 Seton Hall/NYU fr Americans 1 1 0 2 2.0
Dave Bass F-C-G 21 6:01 200 None fr Americans 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Brooklyn Elks Clubhouse.

 

BROOKLYN VISITATION  MBL 9-6     12-8 JOHN DONLON
Willie Scrill F-G 25 5:10 175 None to/fr Americans 35 94 27 215 6.1
Milt Trupin F-G 22 5:10 160 CCNY’31 fr Yonkers 18 40 14 94 5.2
Frank Conaty C-F-G 22 6:02 165 None 31 38 21 97 3.1
Lou Spindell G 24 5:10 175 CCNY’30 fr Yonkers 31 54 18 126 4.1
Rody Cooney G-F 31 5:09 140 St.Francis(NY) Injuried 20 31 9 71 3.6
Happy Reilly G-F 25 5:09 185 None 27 35 12 82 3.0
Carlie Johnson G-F 23 5:08 150 None fr Long Island 13 29 7 65 5.0
Al Kellett C 31 6:03 200 None to Bronx 15 13 18 44 2.9
Joe Davidoff F-G 23 CCNY’32 13 5 4 14 1.1
Bob Grody C 32 6:02 215 None fr Jersey City 1 2 1 5 5.0
Moe Spahn F-G 20 6:00 185 CCNY’33 3 1 1 3 1.0
Heine Mueller F-G 2 0 1 1 0.5
Rusty Saunders F-G 26 6:02 210 None to Yonkers 1 0 0 0 0.0
Tiny Hearn C 25 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 fr Americans/ to JC 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

FORT WAYNE CHIEFS  NPBL 4-9 RALPH MILLER
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Ralph Miller F 36 6:00 190 None 8 15 7 37 4.6
Ward Myers F 24 6:01 185 None 10 23 16 62 6.2
Hank Kowalczyk C 25 6:04 220 Wisconsin’29 9 8 9 25 2.8
Byron Evard G 24 5:08 155 St.Viator’30 9 16 9 41 4.6
Jim Baker G 24 5:07 None 10 3 4 10 1.0
Frank Shimek G 32 5:10 155 Iowa’22 Illness 3 3 12 18 6.0
Bud Lindenberg G 21 6:00 175 None 4 6 3 15 3.8
Walt Krull F-G-C 25 6:00 190 None 9 3 3 9 1.0
Bob Arnold G-F 23 5:08 165 None 2 3 0 6 3.0
Gadget Ward F-G-C 25 5:08 150 Central Normal/Indiana 1 2 0 4 4.0
Ab Franke G 21 None 4 2 0 4 1.0
Chuck Bobilya C 20 6:02 205 Valapariso 1 0 2 2 2.0
### Hoffman F-G-C 1 1 0 2 2.0
### McKenzie C 1 1 0 2 2.0
Marty Ellenwood G 22 5:09 150 Indiana’32 2 0 2 2 1.0
Ife Holmes G 25 5:06 150 5 0 1 1 0.2
Walt Bonham G 19 5:06 150 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Paul Jasper F-G-C 24 6:02 190 Indiana’31 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games the Palace Garden in Hoboken, New Jersey.

 

HOBOKEN LISAS  MBL 11-4     12-9 DOC LISA
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Paulie Adamo F-G 24 5:11 160 Panzer (NJ) 34 112 57 281 8.3
Moon Stetkewicz F-G 23 5:11 185 None 32 41 43 125 3.9
John Jacobs C-G 6:01 35 15 5 35 1.0
Bill Bergin G-C 33 6:00 195 None 35 52 23 127 3.6
Sammy Moreno G-F 27 17 46 6 98 5.8
Sammy Gruden G 23 Savage/G.Washington 10 26 5 57 5.7
Hal Bosch F-G 24 None 25 14 4 32 1.3
Jimmy Kent G 26 5:11 185 None to Jersey City 7 11 2 24 3.4
Joe McEnroe C-F-G 21 6:05 170 14 6 3 15 1.1
Izzy Katz G 20 1 4 0 8 8.0
Tom Carey G 26 5:09 170 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
Teddy Morano F 26 5:06 None 1 1 0 2 2.0

Played home games at the Indianapolis Armory.

 

INDIANAPOLIS KAUTSKYS  NPBL 7-4 FRANK KAUTSKY
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Kellar F 22 5:10 170 Purdue’33 5 16 5 37 7.4
Clarence Christopher F 27 6:07 240 Butler’28 11 16 15 47 4.3
Stretch Murphy C 25 6:06 185 Purdue’30 11 19 14 52 4.7
John Wooden G-F 22 5:10 180 Purdue’32 11 42 42 126 11.5
Joe Kelly G 28 5:11 None 8 10 5 25 3.1
Maurice Hosier G 24 Butler’30 9 10 3 23 2.6
Lefty Evans G 23 6:01 Butler’30 9 5 9 19 2.1
Ray Scott G 28 5:11 165 Franklin’27 4 1 2 4 1.0
Bob Durham G 22 6:01 170 Indiana Central’31 1 1 0 2 2.0
Peedad Campbell G-F    23  5:07 Indiana’32 2 1 0 0 0.0
Bill Bugg F 26 6:00 190 Butler’29 1 0 0 0 0.0

Dropped out of the league on December 30, 1932.

Played games at Corbett’s Arena in Jamaica, Long Island, NY

 

JAMAICA CORBETTS  MBL 3-11     DNP TOM NEPPELL
Bezz Thompson F-G 24 None 8 16 0 32 4.0
John Nucatola F-G 25 5:10 190 Jamaica Teachers 13 22 6 50 3.8
Mike Arrasate C-G 23 6:03 210 None to Yonkers 14 30 13 73 5.2
Austin Hamburger G-F 22 6:02 210 None to Americans 13 29 6 64 4.9
Red Pugh G-F 24 None 12 18 4 40 3.3
Tom Neppell F-C-G 23 6:02 190 None 11 11 6 28 2.5
Sammy Schoenfeld G-F 26 6:00 170 Savage/Columbia’30 5 8 0 16 3.2
Monty Banks G-F 24 5:09 165 NYU’31 fr Jewels 2 4 0 8 4.0
Frank DePhillips F 24 6:01 195 CCNY’31 to Long Island 5 3 1 7 1.4
Willie Putzer F 22 6:00 165 Fordham’31 1 1 0 2 2.0
Bucky Williams G 27 5:07 155 None to Americans 1 1 0 2 2.0
Vinnie Burns G to Bronx 2 0 1 1 0.5
### Grieves G 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ray Kennedy G 35 5:09 160 None to Americans

 

Jersey City Admitted to league on February 7, 1932.

Played home games in Jersey City, New jersey.

 

JERSEY CITY PALACE DIAMONDS  MBL DNP-1-10 PAT ROONEY
Bob Many F-G-C 26 6:00 185 Lehigh’30 6 17 7 41 6.8
Charlie Burkhard F-C-G 26 6:03 220 None fr Long Island 5 8 1 17 3.4
Tiny Hearn C 25 6:09 230 Gerigia Tech’29 fr Visiatation 26 16 11 43 1.7
Al Rooney G-F 32 5:10 160 10 6 0 12 1.2
Jimmy Kent G-F 26 5:11 185 fr Hoboken 14 15 12 42 3.0
Lou Spindell G 24 5:10 175 CCNY’30 fr Yonkers/to Visitation 6 11 3 25 4.2
Bud Crotty G-F 27 5:07 140 NYU’28 9 10 4 24 2.7
Beef Milkowski F-G 5:11 5 9 0 18 3.6
Pat Rooney F-G 5:09 6 5 3 13 2.2
Bill Conroy C-G 26  6:02 NYU’29 4 2 7 11 2.8
Sonny Gluck G 25 5:11 190 None fr Americans 1 1 0 2 2.0
Bob Grody G-C 32 6:02 215 None fr Americans/to Visitation 2 0 2 2 1.0
Ev Katz G-F 24 5:10 160 Syracuse’31 3 1 0 2 0.7
Fats Wyka F 25 6:01 190 None 1 0 0 0 0.0

Kokomo dropped out of the National Professional Basketball League on January 16, 1933.

Played home games at the Haworth Gym in Kokomo, Indiana – Seating capacity – 2,500

 

KOKOMO KELTS  NPBL 2-3 GEORGE VONDERAHE
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Red Thompson F 20  5:10   165 Murray State 5 6 13 25 5.0
Ralph Martzolf F 26 Indiana 4 8 3 19 4.8
Tom Downey C-G 22 6:02 205 Franklin’32 5 14 9 37 7.4
Willie Howell G 24 Wabash’31 4 3 5 11 2.8
Gene Crumley G 20 5:08 150 None 4 3 2 8 2.0
Branch McCracken C 24 6:04 220 Indiana’30 to Muncie 2 4 0 8 4.0
Ralph King F 25   150 4 3 0 6 1.5
Tiny Horton C 25 6:04 185 Indiana State’30 1 1 0 2 2.0
Ray McCoy C 24 5:06 140 Hanover 1 0 1 1 1.0

Played games at Moose Hall in Astoria, Long Island, New York

 

LONG ISLAND PRO-IMPS  MBL 8-7 – DNP LOU O’NEILL
Mike Michelotti F-G 23 6:02 180 None to Yonkers 15 49 16 114 7.6
Ed Plate F-C-G 25 6:04 220 None 15 11 3 25 1.7
Pat Herlihy C 23 6:04 220 None Suspended 9 26 5 57 6.3
Carlie Johnson G-F 23 5:08 150 None to Visitation 15 23 30 76 5.1
Ted Cerosky G-F 26 5:11 170 None 14 27 2 56 4.0
Frank Light F-G 24 5:11 160 None 13 11 1 23 1.8
Stan Povey G-F-C 30 5:07 5 3 1 7 1.4
Charlie Burkhard C 24 6:03 220 None to Jersey City 1 1 2 4 4.0
### Hobbie F 1 2 0 4 4.0
### White G 1 1 0 2 2.0
Frank DePhillips F-G 24 6:01 195 CCNY’31 fr Jamaica 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ed Mansfield C 21 6:07 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Lou Variale G 1 0 0 0 0.0
Hank Knudsen F-C 27 6:05 180 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Colby F 1 0 0 0 0.0

Lorain dropped out of the National Professional Basketball League on December 15, 1932.

 

LORAIN FISHER FOODS  NPBL 0-1 BULL FITZGERALD
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Ducar F 19 5:11 170 None 1 1 4 6 6.0
Bill Dunlap F 24 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
Walt Sloane C 1 0 2 2 2.0
Bull Fitzgerald G-F 22 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Slim Omahan G-F 23 6:02 150 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
Dick Osgood G-F 24 5:10 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Leo Svete C 22 5:11 165 Notre Dame/LSU/Case 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games in Muncie, Indiana.

 

MUNCIE WHYS  NPBL 1-4 BRANCH McCRACKEN
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harold McCammon F 22 6:00 Ball State’32 5 19 7 45 9.0
Mickey Davison F-G 21 6:02 175 None 5 3 1 7 1.4
Bob Yohler C 24 6:05 180 None 5 8 4 20 4.0
Mark Shaffer G 35 5:11 210 None 4 3 2 8 2.0
Moltie Fulmer G 26 5:09 150 Ball State’29 3 6 1 13 4.3
### Millager F-G-C 1 3 1 7 7.0
Glenn Wolfe G 24 6:01 180 None 3 2 2 6 2.0
Branch McCracken F 24 6:04 220 Indiana’30 fr Kokomo 1 2 0 4 4.0

Paterson dropped out of the Metropolitan Basketball League on December 30, 1932.

Played home games at Central High School Gym in Paterson, New Jersey.  Also played some home games in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

 

PATERSON CONTINENTALS  MBL 3-9     DNP POP MORGENWECK
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Benny Borgmann F-G 35 5:07 160 None to Americans 12 34 35 103 8.6
Hank Kurtyka F-G-C 23 6:02 170 None 8 8 4 20 2.5
Lefty Kintzing C-G 27 6:02 200 None to Americans 12 6 4 16 1.3
Babe Artus G-F 34 6:00 200 None 10 20 3 43 4.3
Carl Husta G-F 30 5:10 175 None 9 17 6 40 4.4
Tiny Hearn C 25 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 to Americans
Don Nagle C 22 6:03 Rutgers fr Americans 10 6 1 13 1.3
Jim Picken G-F 29 5:10 165 Dartmouth’27 2 2 1 5 2.5
Joey Sheehan F 27   5:09 Villanova’27 2 2 0 4 2.0
Joey Schaaf G-F 27 5:11 165 Pennsylvania’29 3 2 0 4 1.3
Jack Reismuller C 6:06 220 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charlie Moore G-C St.Francis(NY) 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Lithuanian Hall in Philadelphia.

 

PHILADELPHIA JASPERS  EBL 7-19      3-10 BUCK KILROY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joey Sheehan F-G 27 5:09 Villanova’27 fr Bridgeton 7 13 11 37 5.3
Dutchy Doyle F-G 27 5:10 175 None 29 90 85 265 9.1
Tiny Hearn C 25 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 fr Bridgeton 22 21 25 67 3.0
Obie O’Brien G-F 23 5:06    120 Temple’32 22 53 35 141 6.4
Brud McConnell G-F 26 None 23 28 38 94 4.1
Hank Kurtyka F-G 23 6:02 170 None 11 20 25 65 5.9
Don Dutton G-F 24 5:11 165 Georgetown’30 fr Bridgeton 8 10 13 33 4.1
Babe Artus G 34 6:00 200 None fr WPEN 4 14 2 30 7.5
Bill Johnson F-G 29 5:09 160 None 2 3 4 10 5.0
Pete Wisniewski F-C 24 6:03 180 Fordham’31 6 3 3 9 1.5
Walter Layer F-G 25 Penn Military’29 6 4 1 9 1.5
Frank Moore C 23 6:03 190 Pierce JC’31 to Bridgeton 4 3 2 8 2.0
### Mulligan G-F 9 3 2 8 0.9
Andy Zodel F 22 None 5 1 5 7 1.4
Sam Moorehead C 40 6:01 180 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
Bill Hamilton F-C 21 6:05 225 GroveCity(Pa)’32 to WPEN 1 0 0 0 0.0

Play home games at Moose Hall in Philadelphia.

 

PHILADELPHIA MOOSE  EBL 9-7      10-4 HILLY JOSEPH
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Gaza Chizmadia F-C-G 26 5:6:02 185 None 29 46 105 197 6.8
Shikey Gotthoffer F-G 21 6:00 195 None 13 25 62 112 8.6
Matty Begovich C 22 6:05 200 St.John’s(NY)31 12 10 17 37 3.1
Milt Trupin G 23 5:10 160 CCNY’31 23 55 65 175 7.6
Mac Kinsbrunner G 23 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)31 16 42 40 124 7.8
George Clift F-G 32 5:11 165 None to Bridgeton 16 17 40 74 4.6
John Schrey G-F 26 6:00 170 None to WPEN 13 17 23 57 4.4
Lou Spindell G-F 24 5:10 175 CCNY’30 to Trenton 6 14 17 45 7.5
Ole Bowman C 22 6:04  190 None 13 9 17 35 2.7
Danny Danowitz g-F 24 5:10 165 None 16 7 18 32 2.0
Eddie Taylor G-F 21 6:00 165 PierceJC’31  to WPEN 3 5 1 11 3.
Ev Katz F 24 5:10 160 Syracuse’31 to WPEN 1 0 2 2 2
Yock Welsh G-F 5:06 None to WPEN 1 0 2 2 2
Joe Povernick G-F 28 None 1 0 0 0 0

 

Played home game at the Broadwood Hotel Ballroom in Philadelphia – Seating capacity – 3,000

 

PHILADELPHIA SPHAS  EBL 15-6      14-4 EDDIE GOTTLIEB
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Cy Kaselman F-G-C 23 5:10 165 None 40 80 110 270 6.8
Red Wolfe F-G 27 5:11 165 St.John’s(NY)NYU 33 48 59 155 4.7
Lou Forman C 26 6:02 160 Dickinson 40 60 77 197 4.9
Mac Posnack G-F-C 23 5:11 190 None Injured 40 111 171 393 9.8
Harry Litwack G-F 25 5:07 170 Temple’29 35 49 93 191 5.5
Gil Fitch F-G 23 6:00 175 Temple’32 29 33 43 109 3.8
Chick Passon F-G 32 5:07 165 Pennsylvania’20 17 30 22 82 4.8
Izzy Leff G 25 6:00 170 None 7 15 18 48 6.9
1-3            PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Cy Kaselman F-G-C 23 5:10 165 None 4 11 17 39 9.8
Red Wolfe F-G 27 5:11 165 St.John’s(NY)NYU 4 7 13 27 6.8
Lou Forman C 26 6:02 160 Dickinson 4 3 3 9 2.3
Mac Posnack G-F-C 23 5:11 190 None Injured 3 1 3 5 1.7
Harry Litwack G-F 25 5:07 170 Temple’29 4 6 5 17 4.3
Gil Fitch F-G 23 6:00 175 Temple’32 4 5 5 15 3.8
Chick Passon F-G 32 5:07 165 Pennsylvania’20 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Philadelphia.

 

PHILADELPHIA WPEN  EBL  DNP 1-14 ALLY McWILLIAMS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joey Schaaf F 26 5:11 165 Pennsylvania’29 fr Bridgeton 10 28 33 89 8.9
Eddie Taylor F-G 21 6:00 165 Pierce JC fr Moose 14 43 11 97 6.9
Bill Hamilton C 21 6:05 225 GroveCity(Pa)’32 fr Jasper 15 19 12 50 3.3
Babe Artus G 34 6:00 200 None fr Bridgeton/toJasper 9 21 14 56 6.2
Jack Schultz G-F Muskingum(Oh) 6 11 9 31 5.2
George Clift G-F 32 5:11 165 None fr Bridgeton 4 7 10 24 6.0
Jim Osborne F-G 22 6:01 190 PennSt/St.Joseph’s’32 4 5 5 15 3.8
Jim Picken F-G 29 5:10 165 Darmouth’27 fr Bridgeton 3 4 7 15 5.0
Frank Moore F 23 6:03 190 PierceJC’ 31 fr Bridgeton 4 2 6 10 2.5
Bucky Walters F-C 23 6:01 180 None Baseball 1 3 3 9 9.0
Soup Campbell F-G 35 5:09 160 None 4 3 3 9 2.3
Bill Krastel F-G 30  5:04  120  None 1 3 1 7 7.0
Ev Katz G-F 25 5:10 160 Syracuse’31 fr Moose 2 1 4 6 3.0
John Schrey F-G 26 6:00 170 None fr Moose 3 1 1 3 1.0
Carl Zeyher F-G 23 Muskingum(Oh)’32 3 1 0 2 0.7
Walt Gailey C-G 30 6:00 None 2 0 1 1 0.5
Willie Lazar G 23 6:00 Pennsylvania’29 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Studebaker Gymnasium in South Bend, Indiana.

 

SOUTH BEND GUARDSMEN  NPBL 1-5 C.M. MITCHELL
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
John How F 26 5:11 185 Illinois’29 6 25 7 57 9.5
Vern Bedford F 24 6:01 145 Western STC(Mi)’31 5 5 4 14 2.8
Sterling Greiner C 24 6:02 185 None 6 9 3 21 3.5
Bud Fischer G 29 6:03 215 Notre Dame 6 3 9 15 2.5
Ed Smith G 25 6:01 185 Notre Dame’30 6 8 7 23 3.8
Lester Johnson F 27 5:06 165 None 1 1 2 4 4.0
Tillie Burke G 25 6:01 175 Alabama Poly/Wisconsin 5 0 1 1 0.2

Played home games at the University of Toledo Feld House – Seating Capacity – 9,000

 

TOLEDO CRIMSON COACHES  NPBL 8-4 PIP KOEHLER  &  ED CANNON
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pip Koehler F 30 5:10 165 Penn State’23 10 21 6 48 4.8
Fred Jacobs F 21 5:10 175 None 12 17 10 44 3.7
Abe Yourist C 21 6:02 210 Heidelberg’32 10 12 7 31 3.1
Ollie Wiza G 22 6:01 185 None 9 22 7 51 5.7
Arnie Straka G 22 5:11 175 Toledo’32 12 26 14 66 5.5
Hank Hubbard F 25 None 6 6 2 14 2.3
Jim Barnham C 29 6:04 190 Missouri’26 3 4 2 10 3.3
PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pip Koehler F 30 5:10 165 Penn State’23 3 11 3 25 8.3
Fred Jacobs F 21 5:10 175 None 3 2 0 4 1.3
Abe Yourist C 21 6:02 210 Heidelberg’32 3 4 1 9 3.0
Ollie Wiza G 22 6:01 185 None 3 7 2 16 5.3
Arnie Straka G 22 5:11 175 Toledo’32 3 3 1 7 2.3
### Anderson C 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games in Moose Hall in Trenton, New Jersey – Seating capacity – 1,500

 

TRENTON BENGALS  EBL  10-7    14-1  TEDDY KEARNS
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Glasco F-G 31 5:10 150 None fr Wilmington 16 20 27 67 4.2
Rusty Saunders F-C 26 6:02 212 None 31 72 66 210 6.8
Howie Bollerman C 25 6:08 200 Colgate’29 30 55 57 167 5.6
Honey Russell G-F 29 6:00 175 None 31 79 59 217 7.0
Lou Spindell G-F 24 5:10 175 CCNY’30 fr Moose 20 60 62 182 9.1
Jim McKinstry F-G 26 5:09 148 Rider’31 23 34 38 106 4.6
Mickey McNiff G-F 24 5:08 Pennsylvania’30 16 27 7 61 3.8
Len Tanseer G-F 23 5:11 170 Pennsylvania’32 10 5 1 11 1.1
Hank Greenberg C 21 6:03 210 NYU’30 Baseball 1 2 2 6 6.0
Chick Hulse F-G 24 5:11 Rider’32 1 0 0 0 0.0
3-1        PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Glasco F-G 31 5:10 150 None 4 8 4 20 5.0
Rusty Saunders F-C 26 6:02 212 None 4 9 4 22 5.5
Howie Bollerman C 25 6:08 200 Colgate’29 4 4 15 23 5.8
Honey Russell G-F 29 6:00 175 None 4 15 4 34 8.5
Lou Spindell G-F 24 5:10 175 CCNY’30 4 6 12 24 6.0
Jim McKinstry F-G 26 5:09 148 Rider’31 2 0 0 0 0.0
Mickey McNiff G-F 24 5:08 Pennsylvania’30 1 0 0 0 0.0
Len Tanseer G-F 23 5:11 170 Pennsylvania’32 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Elks Clubhouse in Union City, New Jersey. Also played home games at Columbia Park in North Bergen, New Jersey – Seating capacity – 3,500

 

UNION CITY REDS  MBL    9-7      17-6 MUGGSY MILLER
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Freddie Gerken F-G 19 5:09 169 None 32 58 19 135 4.2
Gaza Chizmadia F-C-G 26 6:02 185 None 36 60 78 198 5.5
Howie Bollerman C 25 6:08 200 Colgate’29 39 64 18 146 3.7
Rip Collins G 25 St.John’s(NY)’29 Injuried 36 103 33 239 6.6
Tony Calland G 30 5:06 155 None 38 115 35 265 7.0
George Glasco G-F 31 5:10 150 None 18 30 9 69 3.8
Wally Palmer F-G 23 9 13 1 27 3.0
Jim Needles F-G 7 4 1 9 1.3
Bill Denzer C 21 6:05 Savage’30 2 2 0 4 2.0
Lou Bender F 22 6:01 175 Columbia’32 1 1 0 2 2.0
Al Strauch F 19  None 1 0 0 0 0.0
0-2 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Freddie Gerken F-G 19 5:09 169 None 2 3 2 8 4.0
Gaza Chizmadia F-C-G 26 6:02 185 None 2 3 2 8 4.0
Howie Bollerman C 25 6:08 200 Colgate’29 2 2 4 8 4.0
George Glasco G 31 5:10 150 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
Tony Calland G 30 5:06 155 None 2 6 1 13 6.5
Hickky Rohlich G 24 5:10 175 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
WEST PHILADELPHIA W.E.P.N. PENNERS           DNP      1-14 ALLIE McWILLIAMS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joey Schaaf F 26 5:11 165 Pennsylvania’29 fr Bridgeton 10 28 33 89 8.9
Eddie Taylor F-G 21 6:00 165 Pierce JC fr Moose 14 43 11 97 6.9
Bill Hamilton C 21 6:05 225 GroveCity(Pa)’32 fr Jaspers 15 19 12 50 3.3
George Artus G 34 6:00 200 None fr Bridgeton/toJaspers 9 21 14 56 6.2
Jack Schultz G-F Muskingum(Oh) 6 11 9 31 5.2
George Clift G-F 32 5:11 165 None fr Bridgeton 4 7 10 24 6.0
Jim Osborne F-G 22 6:01 190 PennSt/St.Joseph’s’32 4 5 5 15 3.8
Jimmy Picken F-G 29 5:10 165 Darmouth’26 fr Bridgeton 3 4 7 15 5.0
Frank Moore F 22 6:04 PirceJC’30 fr Bridgeton 4 2 6 10 2.5
Bucky Walters F-C 23 6:01 180 None Baseball 1 3 3 9 9.0
Soup Campbell F-G 36 5:09 160 None 4 3 3 9 2.3
Bill Krastel F-G 30 1 3 1 7 7.0
Ev Katz G-F 25 5:10 160 Syracuse’31 fr Moose 2 1 4 6 3.0
John Schrey F-G 26 6:00 170 None fr Moose 3 1 1 3 1.0
Carl Zepher F-G 23 Muskingum(Oh)’32 3 1 0 2 0.7
Walt Gailey C-G 30 6:00 None 2 0 1 1 0.5
Willie Lazer G 23 6:00 Pennsylvania’29 2 0 0 0 0.0

Wilmington compiled a 2-4 record before dropping out of the Eastern Basketball League on November 20, 1932. The league revised the standings and awarded each of the remaining five teams two forfeit wins.

Played home games at the Wilmington Auditorium in Wilmington, Delaware

 

WILMINGTON CATS  EBL 0-10  DNP TOM AUGUST
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Paulie Adamo F 25 5:11 160 Panzar(NJ) 6 8 13 29 4.8
Joey Sheehan F-G 27 5:09 Villanova’27 to Bridgeton 6 11 16 38 6.3
Stan Entrup C 25 6:04 205 None 6 2 3 7 1.2
George Glasco G 33 6:00 200 None to Trenton 6 12 18 42 7.0
Carl Husta G-F 30 5:10 175 None to Bridgeton 6 11 8 30 5.0
Mike McCall F 26 6:02 190 Mt.St.Mary’s’30 to Bridgeton 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Columbus Hall in Yonkers, New York.

 

YONKERS KNIGHTS  MBL 8-8 4-16 AL RICHTER 1-0
LOU SPINDELL 4-1
MAURICE MOORE 3-7
IRV CARROLL 4-16
Shikey Gotthoffer F-G 21 6:00 195 None 34 72 37 181 5.3
Rusty Saunders F-G 26 6:02 210 None fr Visitation 27 56 17 129 4.8
Stan Entrup C 25 6:04 205 None Injured 32 9 8 26 0.8
Mickey Dratch G-F 22 5:08 165 None 31 38 22 98 3.2
George Hinchcliffe G-F 23

 

5:07 160 St.John’s(NY)’30 Injured 6 42 9 93 15.5
Lou Spindell G-F-C 24 5:10 175 CCNY’30 to Jersey City
Milt Trupin G-F 23 5:19 160 CCNY’31 to Visitation 16 53 18 124 7.8
Jack McCormick F-G-C 22 5:11 165 Manhattan’32 20 21 2 44 2.2
Jeff McDonald G 27 4 5 6 16 4.0
Mike Arrasate C-G 23 6:03 210 None fr Jamaica 1 2 2 6 6.0
Jack McAuliffe F-G 3 3 0 6 2.0
Austin Hamburger G-F-C 22 6:02 210 None fr Americans 2 2 0 4 2.0
Hank Greenberg C 21 6:03 210 NYU’30 fr Jewels 3 1 1 0 0.0
Mike Michelotti C-G-F 23 6:02 180 None fr Long Island 1 0 0 0 0.0
Joe Lapchick C 32 6:05 185 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ray Dunne G-F 24 to Americans 2 0 0 0 0.0
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