- 1934-1935

Played home games the Boston Arena – Seating capacity – 5,000

 

BOSTON TROJANS  ABL 10-11   –  4-12 FIDDLE MORLEY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Nat Hickey F-G 35 5:11 190 None 13 50 38 138 10.6
Gaza Chizmadia F-C-G 28 6:02 185 None fr Newark 36 53 90 196 5.4
Al Kellett C 33 6:03 200 None                   Baseball 35 49 68 166 4.7
George Glasco G-F 33 5:10 150 None 37 67 34 168 4.5
Davey Banks G-F 32 5:08 165 None                      Injured 10 25 15 65 6.5
Rusty Saunders F-C 28 6:02 212 None to NB Mules 25 27 28 82 3.3
Frank Shimek G 34 5:10 155 Iowa’22 12 21 31 73 6.1
Carl Husta G 32 5:10 175 None                   Baseball 11 27 12 66 6.0
Lefty Kintzing F 29 6:02 200 None fr Newark 10 27 7 61 6.1
Lou Bender F 24 6:01 175 Columbia’32 fr Jersey 8 17 7 41 5.1
Happy Reilly F 5:09 185  to Jersey 4 6 0 12 3.0
Jerry Radice F 25 6:00 Fordham’33 fr NB Jackaways 4 4 4 12 3.0
Art Feldman F 22 6:01 170 Duquesne’34 7 3 1 7 1.0
Henry Kiley F-G 30 6:01 None 2 2 1 5 2.5
Pat Herlihy C 25 6:04 220 None 2 1 2 4 2.0
Jack Sweeney G 4 2 0 4 1.0
Austin Hamburger F-G  24 6:02 210 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
Fiddle Morley G 33 5:08  155 Boston College’21 5 1 0 2 0.4
Elky Maister G 22 5:09 185 Syracuse’34 1 0 0 0 0.0
Sam Shapiro F   24 6:01  175 Providence’34 1 0 0 0 0.0
Moe Spahn F 22 6:00 185 CCNY’33 fr NB Jackaways / to NB Mules

Played home games at at Pospect Hall in Brooklyn – Seating capacity – 1,500

 

BROOKLYN VISITATION  ABL 13-11  –     14-8 JOHN DONLON
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Berenson F-G 22 5:10 180 CCNY’34 44 73 109 255 5.8
Frank Conaty C-F-G 24 6:02 165 None 45 44 45 133 3.0
Howie Bollerman C-F-G 27 6:08 200 Colgate’29 46 49 32 130 2.8
Carlie Johnson G-F 25 5:08 150 None 46 115 116 346 7.5
Bobby McDermott G 20 5:11 185 None 19 69 31 169 8.9
Milt Trupin F-G 24 5:10 160 CCNY’31   to New Britain Mules 26 62 38 162 6.2
Rody Cooney G 33 5:09 140 St.Francis(Pa)’20 16 10 8 28 1.8
Red Conaty F-G 30 5:11 155 St.Francis(NY)’34     fr Newark 4 7 0 14 3.5
Jake Pelkington C 17 6:06 210 Manhattan 11 7 10 24 2.2
Joe Geary G 23 St.Francis(NY)’34 6 3 5 11 1.8
Danny Sexton G 21 6:02 220 None 2 4 0 8 4.0
Ole Terjesen C 23 6:04 195 None 1 2 1 5 5.0
Joe Brennan G 34 6:00 175 None 1 1 1 3 3.0
Taxi Tackach F-G 23 6:01 185 None 4 1 0 0 0.0
Sid Gross F-G    22  6:00 170 NYU’35 3 1 1 3 1.0
Jim Timoney G 24 5:09 150 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charlie Burkhard C-F 26 6:03 220 None              to New York
2-1         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS     GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Berenson F-G 22 5:10 180 CCNY’34 5 5 21 31 6.2
Frank Conaty C-F-G 24 6:02 165 None 5 3 6 12 2.4
Howie Bollerman C-F-G 27 6:08 200 Colgate’29 5 3 1 7 1.4
Carlie Johnson G-F 25 5:08 150 None 5 7 16 30 6.0
Bobby McDermott G 20 5:11 185 None 5 24 3 51 10.2

Played home games at Columbia Park in Union City, New Jersey.

 

JERSEY REDS  ABL 7-14     9-9 MUGGSY MILLER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Paulie Adamo F 27 5:11 160 Panzer(NJ) 39 89 95 273 7.0
Hook Andersen F-G 22 5:11 175 NYU’34 27 53 70 176 6.5
Bob Synnott G-C-F 22 6:03 205 None 29 40 16 96 3.3
Willie Scrill G 27 5:10 175 None 39 103 46 252 6.5
Moe Frankel G 21 5:10 190 None        fr NB Jackaways 17 43 17 103 6.1
Freddie Gerken G-F 21 5:09 169 None 19 20 15 55 2.9
Lou Wisner G 24 5:06 140 CCNY’33                  to Newark 7 19 6 44 6.3
Rip Collins G 27 St.John’s(NY)’29 11 15 10 40 3.6
Al Benson C 20 6:05 220 None 17 13 7 33 1.9
Jimmy Lennon C 27 6:02 11 5 1 11 1.0
Stan Entrup C 27 6:04 205 None        fr NB Jackaways 14 4 2 10 0.7
Happy Reilly G-F 5:09 185  None fr Boston /to NB Mules 4 2 1 5 1.3
Buddy Hassett G-F 23 5:11 175 Manhattan’33 2 1 0 2 1.0
Jack Reismuller C 6:06  220  None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Lou Bender F 24 6:01 175 Columbia’32                   to Boston

Franchise disbanded on January 18, 1935.

Played home games at the New Britain Municipal Auditorium.

 

NEW BRITAIN JACKAWAYS  ABL  6-14 DNP HENRY ZALESKI
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Moe Spahn F-G 22 6:00 185 CCNY’33                    to Boston 14 47 39 133 9.5
Willie Putzer F-G 24 6:00 165 Fordham’31 20 29 9 67 3.4
Stan Entrup C 27 6:04 205 None                    to Jersey 20 8 5 21 1.1
Moe Frankel G-F 21 5:10 190 None        Injuried/ to Jersey 10 38 9 85 8.5
Art Kaufman G-F 22 6:00 CCNY’34 13 21 12 54 4.2
Dave Bass F-G 23 6:01 200 None                to NB Mules 19 19 18 56 2.9
Lou Wisner G 24 5:06 140 CCNY’33                 fr Newark 2 0 0 0 0.0
Dutch Dehnert G-C-F 36 6:00 200 None 6 5 9 19 3.2
Moon Stetkewicz F-G 25 5:11 185 None 14 12 7 31 2.2
Jerry Radice G 25 6:00 Fordham’33                    to Boston 5 1 0 2 0.4
Al Sloman F-G 28 5:11 175 Arnold (Cn)’29 1 3 0 6 6.0
John Zaleski F-G 24 5:09 185 Fordham’31 2 1 0 2 1.0

On January 21, 1935, the Newark (Mules) franchise was transferred to New Britain, Connecticut. The new team  replaced the New Britain Jackaway franchise that had disbanded on January 18, 1935.

The Newark Mules played home games at Portuguese Hall in Newark, New Jersey. The New Britain Mules played home games at the New Britain Municipal Auditorium.

Newark = N   New Britain = NB

 

NEW BRITAIN MULES  ABL 12-11 9-9 HONEY RUSSELL 9-10
JOE DREYFUS 12-10
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Benny Borgmann F-G 35 5:07 160 None 33 88 82 258 7.8 N+NB
Rusty Saunders F-C 28 6:02 212 None                     fr Boston 14 31 12 74 5.3 NB
Tiny Hearn C 27 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 42 21 8 50 1.2 N+NB
Moe Spahn G-F 22 6:00 185 CCNY’33                     fr Boston 10 26 28 80 8.0 NB
Honey Russell G-F 31 6:00 187 Savage 40 77 35 189 4.7 N+NB
Lou Spindell G-F 26 6:00 185 CCNY’30                    Injured 37 77 63 217 5.9 N+NB
Lefty Kintzing F-C-G 29 6:02 200 None                   to Boston 25 49 17 115 4.6 N+NB
Dave Bass F-C 22 6:01 200 St.John’s(NY)        fr NB Jackaways 14 16 7 39 2.8 NB
Red Conaty F-G 30 5:11 150 St.Francis(NY)                to Brooklyn 11 6 3 15 1.4 N
Lou Wisner G-F 24 5:06 140 CCNY’33   fr Jersey/toNBJacks 2 2 3 7 3.5 N
Fats Wyka F-G 27 6:01 190 None 3 1 0 2 0.7 N
Happy Reilly G-F  …. 27  5:09 185  None                    fr Jersey 1 0 0 0 0.0 NB
Lute Share F-G 26 None 1 0 0 0 0.0 N
Gaza Chizmadia F-C-G 28 6:02 185 None                   to Boston N+NB

Played home games at Arcadia Hall in Brooklyn – Seating capacity – 2,000

 

NEW YORK JEWELS  ABL  21-8   –  4-4 EDDIE WILDE
   REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Slott F-G 22 6:00 St.John’s(NY)’33 39 86 57 229 5.9 5 6 14 26 5.2
Jake Poliskin F-G 23 6:01 St.John’s(NY)’33 38 39 28 106 2.8 4 1 1 3 0.8
Matty Begovich C-G 24 6:05 205 St.John’s(NY)’31 39 34 45 113 2.9 5 0 7 7 1.4
Mac Kinsbrunner G-F 25 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)’31 37 119 44 282 7.6 5 16 12 44 8.8
Allie Schuckman G-F 26 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31 37 95 67 257 6.9 5 0 1 1 0.2
Mac Posnack F-G-C 26 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31 36 24 41 89 2.5 5 0 11 11 2.2
Rip Gerson F-G-C 26 5:10 St.John’s(NY)’31 36 19 13 51 1.4 5 1 3 5 1.0
Charlie Burkhard C 26 6::03 220 None                 fr Brooklyn 13 21 12 54 4.2
Manny Bernstein G-F 23 NYU 9 4 5 13 1.4 1 0 0 0 0.0
Harry Walters G-F 20 6:00 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
1-2     PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Slott F-G 22 6:00 St.John’s(NY)’33 5 6 14 26 5.2
Mac Posnack F-G- 26 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31 5 0 11 11 2.2
Matty Begovich C 24 6:05 205 St.John’s(NY)’31 5 0 7 7 1.4
Mac Kinsbrunner G-F 25 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)’31 5 16 12 44 8.8
Allie Schuckman G-F 26 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31 5 0 1 1 0.2
Jake Poliskin F-G 23 6:01 St.John’s(NY)’33 4 1 1 3 0.8
Rip Gerson F-G-C 26 5:10 St.John’s(NY)’31 5 1 3 5 1.0
Manny Bernstein G-F 23 NYU 1 0 0 0 0.0

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

 

PHILADELPHIA SPHAS  ABL     13-10     13-9 EDDIE GOTTLIEB
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Shikey Gotthoffer F-G 23 6:00 195 None 45 105 84 294 6.5
Inky Lautman F-G 20 6:02 200 None 45 91 69 251 5.6
Moe Goldman C 21 6:03 175 CCNY’34 41 56 28 140 3.4
Cy Kaselman G-F-C 25 5:10 165 Temple 44 110 102 322 7.3
Red Wolfe G-F 29 5:11 165 St.John’s(NY) 42 47 61 155 3.7
Gil Fitch F 25 6:00 175 Temple’32 38 51 30 132 3.5
Harry Litwack G-F 27 5:07 170 Temple’29 19 12 11 35 1.8
Red Rosan G-F 23 6:02 195 Temple’35 2 0 3 3 1.5
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