- 1938-1939

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

 

AKRON FIRESTONE NON-SKIDS  NBL 24-3 PAUL SHEEKS
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Moir F-C 21 6:02 185 Notre Dame’38 24 50 26 126 5.3
Jerry Bush F-C 24 6:03 200 St.John’s(NY)’38 23 78 26 182 7.9
Paul Nowak C 24 6:06 210 Notre Dame’38 Injured 15 33 14 80 5.3
Soup Cable G-F 25 6:03 200 Akron 24 99 64 262 10.9
Jack Ozburn G 24 6:01 170 Monmouth(ILL)’33 19 75 34 184 9.7
Al Bonniwell G-F 27 6:03 185 Pennsylvania/Dartmouth’35 24 49 8 106 4.4
Rip Terjesen F-C 23 6:03 195 NYU’38 25 38 23 99 4.0
Paul Tobin G-F    29 5:09 170 Akron # 15 21 6 48 3.2
Glenn Roberts C-F 26 6:05 200 Emory & Henry’35 15 20 6 46 3.1
Slim Shoun C 34 6:11 200 Carson-Newman 6 13 12 38 6.3
Ted Migdal F-C 20 5:09 140 Miami(Oh)’41 2 8 2 18 9.0
Mally Johnson F 29 5:09 North Carolina State’30 12 5 2 12 1.0
Don Smith G-F 28 6:00 170 Pittsburgh’33 1 1 0 2 2.0
3-2         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Moir F-C 21 6:02 185 Notre Dame’38 5 8 14 30 6.0
Jerry Bush F-C 24 6:03 200 St.John’s(NY)’38 5 18 8 44 8.8
Rip Terjesen C 23 6:03 195 NYU’38 5 5 3 13 2.6
Soup Cable G-F 25 6:03 200 Akron 5 12 17 41 8.2
Jack Ozburn G 24 6:01 170 Monmouth(ILL)’33 5 18 11 47 9.4
Al Bonniwell G-F 27 6:03 185 Pennsylvania/Dartmouth’35 5 5 3 13 2.6
Paul Tobin G-F    29 5:09 170 Akron # 5 2 3 7 1.4
Glenn Roberts C-F 26 6:05 200 Emory & Henry’35 2 0 1 1 0.5
Slim Shoun C 34 6:11 200 Carson-Newman 2 2 0 4 2.0
Ted Migdal F-C 20 5:09 140 Miami(Oh)’41 1 0 0 0 0.0
Mally Johnson F 29 5:09 North Carolina State’30 1 0 0 0 0.0

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

 

AKRON GOODYEAR WINGFOOTS  NBL 14-14 LEFTY BYERS
  REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Hesik F 25 6:02 195 Marquette’38 23 24 21 69 3.0
Russ Ochsenhirt F 26 6:03 195 Pittsburgh’34 24 40 23 103 4.3
Wes Bennett C-F 25 6:03 175 Westminister(Pa)’36 22 36 37 109 5.0
Charlie Shipp G 25 6:01 200 None 24 59 24 142 5.9
Chuck Bloedorn G-F 26 6:00 180 Lewis Institute’33 25 79 46 204 8.2
Ray Morstadt F-C 25 6:02 220 Marquette’36 23 21 12 54 2.3
Nick Frascella F 24 6:02 185 Wooster’38 18 24 5 53 2.9
Dean Mealy C 23 6:04 195 Muskingum’37 10 15 14 44 4.4
Mike McMichael G 23 6:02 195 Northwestern’38 11 17 9 43 3.9
Wilson Fitts F 23 6:02 165 Akron,37 19 16 7 39 2.1
Floyd Ebaugh C 24 6:07 220 Nebraska’38 22 13 12 38 1.7
Bob Parsons F-G 23 6:02 175 Nebraska’38 11 11 4 26 2.4
Bob Johnson G 21 6:02 170 Pittsburgh’38 4 6 3 15 3.8
Chelso Tamagno G 26 5:10 Michigan’36 11 6 3 15 1.4

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

 

BROOKLYN VISITATION  ABL 7-20  JOHN DONLON
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS   GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
John O’Brien F 22 6:01 180 Columbia’38 27 41 48 130 4.8
Bill Nash F 25 6:02 Columbia’36 27 49 22 120 4.4
Howie Bollerman C 31 6:08 200 Colgate’29 23 21 12 54 2.3
Tony Kappen G 19 5:10 165 None 21 36 64 136 6.5
Allie Esposito G 23 5:10 165 None 26 85 55 225 8.7
Frank Conaty F 28 6:02 165 None 27 27 26 80 3.0
Tony Krygier G 23 5:11 170 None 11 21 11 53 4.8
Jerry Otskey G 20 5:10 160 St.Francis(NY) 11 17 7 41 3.7
Bob Synnott C-F 26 6:02 205 None 15 14 8 36 2.4
Venty Leib G 26 5:09 160 NYU’34 4 3 3 9 2.3
Nat Frankel F-C 24 6:03 195 None to Kingston
Joe Polcha G 22 5:11 170 None  to Troy
Matt Guokas F 23 6:03 195 St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38  to Wilkes-Barre
CHICAGO HARMONS  WBT  0-1
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Willie Phillips F 25 6:02 185 DePaul ’37 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Fred Knez F 25 6:03 195 DePaul’37 1 2 2 2 1.000 6 6.0
Mike Novak C 25 6:09 220 Loyola(Ill)’39 1 4 1 2 .500 9 9.0
Nick Yost G 26 6:02 220 DePaul’37 1 1 6 7 .857 8 8.0
Vince McGowan G 26 6:02 180 DePaul 1 0 2 2 1.000 2 2.0
Stan Zadel F 23 6:05 215 DePaul’36 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0
Mike Thornton F 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

WBT

CLARKBURG OILERS  WBT  0-1
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Herman Schmarr F 27 6:02 210 Catholic’37 1 3 0 1 .000 6 6.0
Chub Watson F 21 6:02   205 David&Elkins/Marshall’38 1 2 2 4 .500 6 6.0
Harry Lothes C 21 West Virginia’39 1 3 3 2 1.500 9 9.0
Squint Phares G 24 5:09 160 West Virginia’37 1 2 2 5 .000 6 6.0
Buck Jamison G 25 5:11 200 David&Elkins/Marshall 1 1 1 2 .500 3 3.0
Joe Stydahar C 26 6:04 230 Pittsburgh/West Virginia’36 1 1 0 2 .000 2 2.0
Len Barnum 27 6:00 200 West Virginia Wesleyan’35 1 0 2 3 .667 2 2.0

Franchise moved from Warren Pennsylvania on February 10, 1939. Record in Warren was 9-5.

Played home games at the Beaty High School Gym in Warren, Pennsylvania – Seating capacity – 1,000

Played home games at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio – Seating capacity – 10,000

 

CLEVELAND WHITE HORSES  NBL 14-14 GERRY ARCHIBALD
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bill Laughlin F 23 6:02 185 Washington & Jefferson’38 27 92 48 232 8.6
Deacon Stankey F-C 27 6:03 205 None 27 97 25 219 8.1
Bill Holland C 24 6:05 210 Edinboro State’35 27 73 34 180 6.7
Buddy Jeannette G 21 5:11 175 Washington & Jefferson’38 26 54 65 173 6.7
Fran Maury G 28 5:05 155 None 27 49 14 112 4.1
Reno Strand G-F 29 6:00 195 None 15 17 8 42 2.8
Art Hyatt G 25 6:02 190 None 7 14 9 37 5.3
Joe Leson F-G 26 6:02 210 Edinboro State’35 17 9 11 29 1.7
Johnny Pawk F-G 28 6:03 200 Westminster(Pa) 2 1 2 4 2.0
Gerry Archibald G 30 6:00 170 None 2 0 0 0 0.0
FORT WAYNE HARVESTERS  WBT 0-1 LES DURR
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Bob Irons F 24 6:04 None 1 2 1 2 .500 5 5.0
Ken Lytle F 23 6:00 None 1 2 7 9 .778 11 11.0
Robert Hughes C 25 6:02 210 None 1 5 2 3 .667 12 12.0
Dave Herbst G 29 6:01 None 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0
Walt Bonham G 26 6:00 165 None 1 1 1 1 1.000 3 3.0
Glenn Johnson F 6:02 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0
Curt Hughes C 24 6:01 190 None 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Bob Stump G 28 6:01 165 None 1 0 0 2 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, Indiana – Seating capacity – 4,500

 

HAMMOND CIESAR ALL-AMERICANS – NBL 4-24 WHITEY WICKHORST
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joe Sotak F-C 24 6:02 210 None 23 47 48 142 6.2
Nick Yost F-C 23 6:04 220 DePaul’37 9 36 9 81 9.0
Vince McGowan C 25 6:06 210 Loyola/DePaul 24 48 45 141 5.9
Lou Boudreau G-F 21 5:11 170 Illinois’38 Baseball 23 78 33 189 8.2
Ed Campion G 23 6:02 190 DePaul’37 23 40 15 95 4.1
Joe Stack F-G 26 5:10 185 None 15 26 22 74 4.9
Johnny Townsend F 22 6:04 205 Michigan’38 Voluntarily Retired 5 14 15 43 8.6
Tommy Nisbet G 22 5:10 165 Illinois’39 5 16 4 36 7.2
John Wooden G 28 5:10 182 Purdue’32 to Indianapolis 5 10 12 32 6.4
Nick Hashu G 21 6:01 185 Michigan State’45 15 10 8 28 1.9
Bob Kessler F 24 6:00 165 Purdue’36 4 9 4 22 5.5
### James F 4 6 9 21 5.3
Bill Wendt F 23 6:03 180 DePaul’37 8 8 4 20 2.5
Pick Dehner F-C 24 6:05 190 Illinois’39 1 7 1 15 15.0
Bob McElligot C-F  St.Viator’38 5 5 1 11 2.2
Bill Perigo F 27 6:00 180 Western Michigan’34 4 2 6 10 2.5
### Boris F 1 2 2 6 6.0
Vince Oliver G 23 5:10 185 Indiana’39 5 1 0 2 0.4
Mike Thornton F 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Brown G 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Willet F 2 0 0 0 0.0
Steve Fowdy F 23 6:02 180 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Sicky G 1 0 0 0 0.0
CHICAGO HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS  WBT 3-1 ABE SAPERSTEIN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Larry Bleach F 27  Detroit’37 4 16 5 8 .625 37 9.3
Bernie Price F-C 24 6:03 180 None 4 2 1 2 .500 5 1.3
Ted Strong C 23 6:03 215 None 4 10 10 14 .714 30 7.5
Babe Pressley G-F 23 6:02 200 None 4 7 6 11 .545 20 5.0
Harry Rusan G 29 5:07 140 None 4 10 2 4 .500 22 5.5
Hillery Brown G-F 27 6:02 210 None 4 6 4 10 .400 16 4.0
Rock Anderson F 46 6:02 None 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0
Inman Jackson G 32 6:03 205 None 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
BENTON HARBOR HOUSE OF DAVID  WBT 0-1 JOHN TUCKER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Bob Hallisey F-G 22 5:10 185 None 1 0 0 2 .000 0 0.0
Duke Millheam F 28 5:07 195 Notre Dame’32 1 3 1 1 1.000 7 7.0
Slim Currie C 22 6:04 220 Wisconsin-Whitewater’38 1 3 0 0 .000 6 6.0
Al Podwell G-C 23 6:02 220 Wisconsin’34 1 2 1 3 .333 5 5.0
Ossie Swinehart G-F 27 180 Wisconsin’37 1 4 4 6 .667 12 12.0
Heif Dubouski G 26  5:06 150 Wisconsin’34 1 1 0 1 .000 2 2.0
ILLINOIS GRADS  WBT 0-1 TOMMY NISBET
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Tommy Nisbet F 22 5:10 165 Illinois’39 1 4 4 4 1.000 12 12.0
Bob Castelo F 23 6:00 180 Illinois’38 1 0 2 3 .667 2 2.0
Pick Dehner C 25 6:05 190 Illinois’39 1 2 0 0 .000 4 4.0
Jay Wardley G 23 5:11 180 Illinois’39 1 2 0 2 .000 4 4.0
Howard McMorris G 23 6:00 180 Illinois 1 2 1 2 .500 5 5.0
### Mullen F 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0
### Olsen F 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0

Played home games at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana – Seating capacity – 15,000

 

INDIANAPOLIS KAUTSKYS  NBL 13-13 BOB NIPPER
   REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Sines F-G 24 6:01 190 Purdue’38 23 86 43 215 9.3
Jim Birr F 22 6:03 215 Indiana’37 24 77 28 182 7.6
Herm Schuessler C 24 6:08 210 None 19 28 14 70 3.7
Jewell Young G-F 25 6:00 160 Purdue’38 26 96 72 264 10.2
Frank Baird G 26 5:11 160 Butler’34 23 81 19 181 7.9
Glynn Downey G 23 6:00 180 Purdue’37 15 27 19 73 4.9
Dave Williams G-F 24 6:03 210 Central Norma’38l 18 24 10 58 3.2
John Wooden G 28 5:10 182 Purdue’32 fr Hammond 5 14 11 39 7.8
Vern Huffman F 24 6:02 215 Indiana’37 3 7 6 20 6.7
Everett Swank G-F 25 5:11 165 Indiana Central’37 9 3 4 10 1.1
Lewis Procter F 24 6:02 225 None 3 4 0 8 2.7
Rex Rudicel G 26 5:06 150 Ball State’38 3 2 0 4 1.3
Earl Thomas C 23 6:04 205 Ohio State’37 6 0 1 1 0.2
Carl Anderson G 25 6:03 215 USC’38 3 0 0 0 0.0
Merle Alexander C-F 31 6:06 185 None Illiness 2 0 0 0 0.0
Bob Phillips G 22 Michigan State’41 1 0 0 0 0.0

 

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

 

JERSEY REDS  ABL 19-14   MUGGSY MILLER
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Moe Spahn F 26 6:00 185 CCNY’33 32 98 85 281 8.8
Ace Goldstein F 21 6:02 190 CCNY’38 32 71 37 179 5.6
Al Benson C 24 6:05 220 None 32 30 16 76 2.4
Hook Andersen G-F 27 5:11 185 NYU’34 30 42 69 153 5.1
Phil Rabin G-F 25 5:09 160 LIU’35 33 116 109 341 10.3
Paulie Adamo G-F 31 5:11 165 Panzer 33 33 37 103 3.1
Tommy O’Brien G 22 5:09 George Washington’38 12 6 5 17 1.4
Lou Rosenfeld F 22 6:00 190 LIU’39 7 0 3 3 0.4
Chuck Huntington C 35 6:03 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
Ben Carnevale F 23 6:04 195 NYU’38 1 0 0 0 0.0
Fats Wyka F 31 6:01 190 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Eddie Schurmann G 20 6:02 175 NYU(Frosh) 2 0 0 0 0.0
Red Paris F 20 5:08 150 CCNY’38 to Wilkes Barre
2-4 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Moe Spahn F 26 6:00 185 CCNY’33 6 12 26 50 8.3
Ace Goldstein F 21 6:02 190 CCNY’38 6 14 14 42 7.0
Al Benson C 24 6:05 220 None 6 6 5 17 2.8
Hook Andersen G-F 27 5:11 185 NYU’34 5 9 15 33 6.6
Phil Rabin G-F 25 5:09 160 LIU’35 3 4 9 17 5.7
Paulie Adamo G-F 31 5:11 165 Panzer 6 6 8 20 3.3
Tommy O’Brien G 22 5:09 George Washington’38 5 6 5 17 3.4
Irv Torgoff F 21 6:01 195 LIU’38 1 1 5 7 7.0

Played home games at the Kingston Armory in Kingston, New York.

 

KINGSTON COLONIALS  ABL 28-7        BARNEY SEDRAN
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Berenson F 26 5:10 180 CCNY’34 24 53 56 162 6.8
Nat Frankel F-C 24 6:03 195 None                 fr Brooklyn 35 102 72 276 7.9
Bernie Fliegel C 20 6:03 195 CCNY’38 34 52 56 160 4.7
Sam Kaplan G 26 5:10 160 None 35 91 61 243 6.9
Chick Reiser G 22 5:11 165 NYU’35 31 59 26 144 4.6
Carlie Johnson G 29 5:08 150 None 30 47 62 156 5.2
Ben Kramer F 24 6:01 190 LIU’37  fr Troy 6 3 3 9 1.5
Harry Fitzpatrick G 24 None   fr Troy 3 4 1 9 3.0
Mac Posnack F 29 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31 to Troy
Jim Brown F-G 26 6:00 190 Temple’35 to Wilkes Barre
Moe Dubilier F 23 6:02 210 John Marshall’35   fr Troy to Wilkes Barre
Julie Bender F-G 24 5:11 175 LIU’37   fr Troy to Wilkes Barre
1-2         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS   GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Berenson F 26 5:10 180 CCNY’34 3 3 7 13 4.3
Nat Frankel F-C 24 6:03 195 None 3 2 7 11 3.7
Bernie Fliegel C 20 6:03 195 CCNY’38 3 3 13 19 6.3
Sam Kaplan G 26 5:10 160 None 3 3 12 18 6.0
Chick Reiser G 22 5:11 165 NYU’35 3 7 7 21 7.0
Carlie Johnson G 29 5:08 150 None 3 2 5 9 3.0
Ben Kramer F 24 6:01 190 LIU’37 2 0 0 0 0.0
Harry Fitzpatrick G 24 None 2 2 2 6 3.0

 

NEW YORK CELTICS  WBT  0-1 BARNEY SEDRAN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Chick Reiser F 25 5:11 165 Pratt/NYU 1 5 0 0 .000 10 10.0
Ben Kramer F 26 6:00 195 LIU’37 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0
Jake Pelkington C 23 6:06 230 Manhattan 1 2 1 1 1.000 5 5.0
Pete Berenson G 27 5:11 180 CCNY’34 1 2 0 1 .000 4 4.0
Carlie Johnson G 29 5:08 150 None 1 1 2 3 .667 4 4.0
Moe Spahn F 27 6:00 185 CCNY’33 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Nat Frankel F 26 6:00 195 Brooklyn 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0
Sam Kaplan G 27 5:10 160 None 1 1 1 2 .500 3 3.0
Harry Fitzpatrick G 25 None 1 1 1 0 .000 3 3.0

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

 

NEW YORK JEWELS  ABL 19-15       EDDIE WILDE
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Slott F 26 6:00 St.John’s(NY)’33 30 76 58 210 7.0
Mickey Kupperberg F 25 5:11 185 LIU/Minnesota’35 30 76 71 223 7.4
Jake Pelkington C 21 6:06 215 Manhattan 33 43 74 160 4.8
Mac Kinsbrunner G 29 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)’31 31 71 47 189 6.1
Lou Spindell F-G-C 29 5:11 170 CCNY’30                       Injured 30 54 58 166 5.5
Willie Rubenstein G 26 5:11 200 NYU’36                       Injured 28 41 58 140 5.0
Rip Gerson G 30 5:10 St.John’s(NY)’31 26 9 21 39 1.5
Nat Volpe G 22 5:08 155 Manhattan’38                 fr Wilkes Barre 12 8 4 20 1.7
Rocky Valvano F 24 6:00 160 Savage’36 4 4 4 12 3.0
Honey Russell G-F 36 6:00 190 Seton Hall/NYU/Savage 17 4 2 10 0.6
John Mardy C 23 6:04 Pratt’38 4 3 1 7 1.8
Matty Begovich C 26 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’31                 fr Wilkes Barre 3 2 2 6 2.0
Ed Grote G 23 6:02 220  None 3 1 1 3 1.0
Bernie Schiffer G 23 6:00 175 CCNY’35 1 1 0 2 2.0
Jim Whatley C 25 6:06 220 Alabama’36 1 1 0 2 2.0
Tony Zaycek G 22 5:10 160 Seton Hall’37 1 0 0 0 0.0
George Goldsmith G 24 5:09 155 CCNY’35 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Dailey G 1 0 0 0 0.0
Allie Schuckman G 29 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31                 to Wilkes Barre 1 0 0 0 0.0
Rip Kaplinsky G 26 5:06 155 St.John’s(NY)’36                 to Wilkes Barre 1 0 0 0 0.0
5-0         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS   GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Slott F 26 6:00 St.John’s(NY)’33 5 17 10 44 8.8
Mickey Kupperberg F 25 5:11 185 LIU/Minnesota,35 5 6 14 26 5.2
Jake Pelkington C 21 6:06 215 Manhattan 5 9 10 28 5.6
Mac Kinsbrunner G 29 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)’31 4 12 4 28 7.0
Lou Spindell F-G-C 29 5:11 170 CCNY’30 5 2 2 6 1.2
Willie Rubenstein G 26 5:11 200 NYU’36 5 15 16 46 9.2
Rip Gerson G 30 5:10 St.John’s(NY)’31 4 4 2 10 2.5
NEW YORK RENS  WBT 3-0 BOB DOUGLAS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Pop Gates F 22 6:01 205 Clark(Ga)’39 3 6 7 15 .467 19 6.3
Tarzan Cooper F 32 6:03 235 None 3 8 5 9 .556 21 7.0
Willie Smith C 28 6:05 235 None 3 7 4 6 .667 18 6.0
Bruiser Saitch G 34 6:00 3 2 0 0 .000 4 1.3
Johnny Isaacs G 24 6:02 190 None 3 3 2 8 .250 8 2.7
Puggy Bell G-C-F 25 6:01 190 None 3 5 4 9 .444 14 4.7
Fats Jenkins G 41 5:06 160 None 2 2 3 3 1.000 7 3.5
Zack Clayton G 21 5:11 200 Alabama State 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0
NEW YORK YANKEES  WBT 1-1 HONEY RUSSELL
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Moe Dubilier F 24 6:01 205 John Marshall’36 2 5 2 7 .286 12 6.0
Honey Russell F 37 5:11 185 Savage/Seton Hall 2 3 2 3 .667 8 4.0
Gene Brownell C    20 6:05 235 None 1 2 1 2 .500 5 5.0
Allie Schuckman G 32 5:08 160 LIY/St.John’s(NY)’31 2 3 3 4 .750 9 4.5
Allie Esposito G 25 5:10 165 None 2 7 3 4 .750 17 8.5
Dixie Lee C 21 6:00 175 None 2 1 0 0 .000 2 1.0
Tony Kappen G 20 5:10 165 None 2 2 4 6 .667 8 4.0

Played home games at the Recreation Gym in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

 

OSHKOSH All-STARS  NBL 17-11 GEORGE HOTCHKISS
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Preboske F 24 6:01 195 Wisconsin’35 27 76 36 188 7.0
Scotty Armstrong F-C 25 6:03 195 Butler’36 27 65 36 166 6.1
Leroy Edwards C 24 6:04 225 Kentucky’35 28 124 88 336 12.0
Herm Witasek G-F 25 6:02 215 North Dakota’35 28 56 29 141 5.0
Frank Linskey G 25 6:02 180 DePaul’35 24 22 17 61 2.5
Ray Adams F 26 6:02 185 DePaul’36 24 42 26 110 4.6
Ed Mullen G 25 6:03 185 Wisconsin’34 26 25 11 61 2.3
Ray Hamann G-F 27 6:04 205 Wisconsin’35 18 27 6 60 3.3
Augie VanderMuelen F-C 29 6:04 175 Carroll (Wi) 7 10 8 28 4.0
Byron Bell C 24 6:03 180 Wisconsin’39 1 1 2 4 4.0
Dave Dupee F 22 6:03 180 Wisconsin’39 1 0 1 1 1.0
Bob Weigandt G 24 5:10 190 Wisconsin’39 1 0 0 0 0.0
Emmet Birk F 24 6:01 185 North Dakota’37 1 0 0 0 0.0
2-3         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Preboske F 24 6:01 195 Wisconsin’35 5 4 11 19 3.8
Scotty Armstrong F-C 25 6:03 195 Butler’36 5 10 5 25 5.0
Leroy Edwards C 24 6:04 225 Kentucky’35 5 23 24 70 14.0
Herm Witasek G-F 25 6:02 215 North Dakota’35 5 15 5 35 7.0
Frank Linskey G 25 6:02 180 DePaul’35 4 5 2 12 3.0
Ray Adams F 26 6:02 185 DePaul’36 5 3 3 9 1.8
Augie VanderMuelen F-C 29 6:04 175 Carroll (Wi) 3 2 4 8 2.7
Ed Mullen G 25 6:03 185 Wisconsin’34 5 0 3 3 0.6
Ray Hamann G-F 27 6:04 205 Wisconsin’35 4 1 1 3 0.8
WBT  2-1 WORLD BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Ray Adams F 25 6:02 185 DePaul’36 3 4 5 10 .500 13 4.3
Pete Preboske F 25 6:03 195 Wisconsin’35 3 7 2 2 1.000 16 5.3
Leroy Edwards C 25 6:04 220 Kentucky’35 3 14 8 12 .667 36 12.0
Herm Witasek G 26 6:02 220 North Dakota’35 3 4 2 5 .000 10 3.3
Frank Linksey G 26 6:02 180 DePaul’35 3 7 2 3 .667 16 5.3
Scott Armstrong F 25 6:04 190 Butler’36 2 2 1 2 .500 5 2.5
 Al Cafone F 23 Marquette’39 2 1 0 0 .000 2 1.0
Buck Batterman F 21 6:03 195 Wisconsin-Oskosh’39 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Ed McGroarty F 24 Northland’39 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
 Ed Mullen G 26 6:02 180 Marquette’34 3 0 0 2 .000 0 0.0

 

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

 

PHILADELPHIA SPHAS 24-9  ABL    EDDIE GOTTLIEB
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Shikey Gotthoffer F-G 27 6:00 195 32 60 71 191 6.0
Inky Lautman F-C 24 6:02 200 None 32 87 58 232 7.3
Moe Goldman C 25 6:03 175 CCNY’34 31 50 26 126 4.1
Red Rosan G-F 27 6:02 195 Temple’35 32 77 54 208 6.5
Pete Rosenberg G 20 5:10 165 St.Joseph’s’38 33 96 45 237 7.2
Cy Kaselman G 29 5:10 165 Temple 26 54 27 135 5.2
Mike Bloom C 23 6:06 190 Temple’38 33 56 22 134 4.1
Red Wolfe G-F 33 5:11 165 St.John’s(NY) 33 33 27 93 2.8
Sol Miehoff G 22 5:08 Penn State’38 2 3 2 8 4.0
Beano Resnick F 22 6:02  Pierce Business College 1 2 0 4 4.0
0-2 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Shikey Gotthoffer F-G 27 6:00 195 2 1 7 9 4.5
Inky Lautman F-C 24 6:02 200 None 2 2 4 8 4.0
Moe Goldman C 25 6:03 175 CCNY’34 2 3 2 8 4.0
Red Rosan G-F 27 6:02 195 Temple’35 2 6 8 20 10.0
Pete Rosenberg G 20 5:10 165 St.Joseph’s’38 2 6 4 16 8.0
Cy Kaselman G 29 5:10 165 Temple 1 0 0 0 0.0
Mike Bloom C 23 6:06 190 Temple’38 2 1 1 3 1.5
Red Wolfe G-F 33 5:11 165 St.John’s(NY) 2 0 4 4 2.0

Played home games at the Duquesne University Gym in Pittsburgh.

 

PITTSBURGH PIRATES  NBL 13-14 DUDEY MOORE
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Paul Birch F-C 27 6:01 190 Duguesne’35 22 85 51 221 10.0
Walt Miller F 23 6:02 190 Duquesne’37 19 52 44 148 7.8
Ernie Fortney C 24 6:04 220 Duquesne’38 11 16 11 43 3.9
Bill Jesko F 23 5:10 170 Pittsburgh’37 24 66 19 151 6.3
Hymie Ginsburg G 24 5:09 170 Geneva’35 23 46 17 109 4.7
Marty Reiter G 27 5:07 160 Duquesne’34 17 30 19 79 4.6
Squint Phares G-F 23 5:10 160 West Virginia’37 7 18 12 48 6.9
Dudey Moore G 28 5:09 180 Duquesne’34 13 20 7 47 3.6
Ed Kweller C 23 6:07 225 Duquesne’37 13 14 14 42 3.2
Gene Rosenthal F 24 5:11 175 Carniege Tech’38 9 13 4 30 3.3
Herb Bonn F 24 6:00 195 Duquesne’37 7 12 4 28 4.0
Chub Watson C 21 6:02   205 David&Elkins/Marshall’38 1 8 0 16 16.0
Ed Spotovich F-C 22 6:02 190 Pittsburgh’38 3 6 1 13 4.3
Red Malackany G 25 5:09 165 Duquesne’37 4 3 2 8 2.0
Joe Fabel F 21 6:01 190 Pittsburgh’37 1 3 0 6 6.0
Joe Kinney C            20 6:06 West Virginia Wesleyan 2 1 1 3 1.5
Jack Stirling C 21 6:05 Geneva(Pa) 12 1 1 3 0.3

Played home games at Eagles Hall in Sheboygan, Wisconsin – Seating capacity – 12,00

 

SHEBOYGAN RED SKINS NBL   –  11-17 DOC SCHUTTE
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Paul Sokody F 24 6:01 185 Marquette’38 28 88 47 223 8.0
Rube Lautenschlager F 23 6:03 195 Wisconsin-Oshkosh 27 83 38 204 7.6
Ed Dancker C 24 6:07 210 None 28 63 36 162 5.8
Otto Kolar G 27 6:03 180 None 26 57 22 136 5.2
Johnny Posewitz G 32 6:00 185 None 24 25 6 56 2.3
Scoop Posewitz G 30 5:11 180 None 22 15 13 43 2.0
Les Kuplic F 27 6:03 200 Beloit’34 26 14 6 34 1.3
Stan Zadel C-F 22 6:05 215 DePaul’36 10 9 13 31 3.1
Carl Roth G-F 29 6:02 200 Wisconsin’30 Voluntarily Retired 14 14 1 29 2.1
Slim Lonsdorf F-C 33 6:03 185 Marquette’32 17 5 10 20 1.2
Kenny Suesens G 22 6:01 185 Iowa’38 10 4 7 15 1.5
Pres Slack G-F 27 6:02 180 None 7 5 2 12 1.7
Kieran Crowley G 22 5:08 155 DePaul’38 5 3 4 10 2.0
Moose Graf C 21 6:03 200 Marquette’39 1 3 3 9 9.0
Sparky Adams F 21 6:01 185 Marquette’39 1 3 2 8 8.0
Eddie Kolar G 29 5;10 170 None 1 1 2 4 4.0
Dave Quabius G 22 6:00 185 Marquette’39 1 0 0 0 0.0
Boney Graumann G 23 6:02 185 None 1 0 0 0 0.0

 

SHEBOYGAN RED SKINS WBT  2-2
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
Paul Sokody F 25 6:01 185 Marquette’38 4 9 4 5 .800 22 5.5
Sparky Adams F 22 6:01 1185 Marquette’39 4 12 5 8 .625 29 7.3
Moose Graf F 21 6:03 200 Marquette’39 4 8 4 5 .800 20 5.0
Otto Kolar G 28 6:03 180 None 4 6 1 3 .333 13 3.3
Dave Quabas G 23 6:00 185 Marquette’39 4 6 5 7 .714 17 4.3
Ken Suesens G 23 6:00 180 Iowa’38 4 3 3 8 .375 9 2.3
Rube Lautenschlager F 24 6:03 195 Wisconin-Oshkosh 4 4 4 7 .571 12 3.0
Les Kuplic F 28 6:03 200 Beloit’34 2 2 0 0 .000 4 2.0
Fred Nimz F 25 6:03 200 Wisconsin-Stevens Pt..39 2 4 3 4 .750 11 5.5
John Posewitz G 22 6:00 195 None 2 1 0 1 .000 2 1.0

Played home games at Troy State Armory in Troy, New York – Seating capacity – 3,500

 

TROY HAYMAKERS  ABL 12-21 CARL HUSTA 7-13
MARTY FRIEDMAN 5-8
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS         GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Cy Boardman F-G 22 6:02 185 NYU’38 27 68 34 170 6.3
Jim Brown F 26 6:00 180 Temple’35  fr Wilkes-Barre 34 86 39 211 6.2
Al Kellett C 37 6:03 210 None 32 45 25 115 3.6
Joe Polcha G-F 22 5:11 170 None fr Brooklyn 21 62 31 155 7.4
Carl Husta G 36 5:10 175 None 27 48 37 133 4.9
Mac Posnack F-G 29 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31 fr Kingston 33 20 35 75 2.3
Sammy VanHook G 20 5:11 200  fr Wilkes-Barre 16 18 27 63 3.9
Corky Stanton F 24 6:00 178 Union(NY)’33 7 11 8 30 4.3
Moe Frankel G 25 5:11 195 None  Injured 2 6 7 19 9.5
Jack Prendergast G 25  6:00 None 11 8 2 18 1.6
Al Lenowicz C-F 23 5:11 210 St.Francis(NY)’39 6 2 10 14 2.3
Tom Flanagan F 22 6:01 165 None 2 4 1 9 4.5
Pete Sudyk C 24  6:04  None 2 1 1 3 1.5
Tommy McDonald G 24 5:08 165 Niagara’37 1 1 0 2 2.0
Frank Silvanic F 21 6:01 180 None  fr Wilkes-Barre 2 1 0 2 1.0
Nat Volpe G 22 5:08 155 Manhattan’38 to Wilke- Barre
Milt Perkel G 23 5:09 165 Brooklyn’37 to Wilkes-Barre
Ben Kramer F 24 6:01 190 LIU’36  to Kingston
Moe Dubilier F 23 6:02 210 John Marshall  to Kingston
Julie Bender F-G 24 5:11 175 LIU’37  to Kingston
Harry Fitzpatrick G 24 None  to Kingston

Played home games at Heurich Gym in Washington, DC – Seating capacity – 1,500

 

WASHINGTON BREWERS  ABL 7-22 BOB McDONALD 0-2
ELMER RIPLEY 1-6
JOE DREYFUS 6-14
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS       GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Kit Carson F 24 5:11 165 Washington & Lee’38 25 33 26 92 3.7
Art Zahn F 26 6:02 George Washington’33 29 79 72 230 7.9
Ben Goldfaden C-F-G 25 6:03 185 George Washington’37 19 48 21 117 6.2
Mickey Schoenfeld G-F 21 5:05 135 George Washington’37 29 103 48 254 8.8
Whitey Wilson G-F 24 5:11 165 Pittsburgh’35 27 45 25 115 4.3
Ed Kweller C 23 6:05 225 Duquesne’37 to Pittsburgh NBL 18 14 12 40 2.2
George Freilicher G 27 5:09 George Washington’36 18 16 8 40 2.2
Bernie Buscher G 25 6:01 158 Maryland’36 11 9 7 25 2.27
Knocky Thomas G 23 6:00 160 Maryland’37 11 6 2 14 1.3
Ed Hargaden G-F 27 6:02 195 Georgetown’35 4 4 5 13 3.3
Bucky Buscher G 30 6:00 185 Maryland’34 9 4 3 11 1.2
Ralph Bennie F-G 33 6:01 175 None Injured 3 4 1 9 3.0
Cliff Keyser G 24 6:04 Wilson Teachers College 6 0 1 1 0.2
Bernie Lieb G 22 6:02 180 Catholic U.’36 1 0 0 0 0.0
Bozie Berger F 28 6:02 180 Maryland’32 1 0 0 0 0.0
Bibby Martens G 24 5:09 165 John Marshall’36 to Wilkes Barre
WILKE BARRE BARONS 14-22 JOE DREYFUS 3-9 ALLIE SCHUCKMAN 1-3 DICK LEARY 10-10
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS   GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Moe Dublier F 23 6:02 210 John Marshall’35                       fr Troy 34 114 92 320 9.4
Jules Bender F 24 5:11 175 LIU’37                       fr Troy 26 53 29 135 5.2
Dixie Lee C 26 6:05 175 None 31 58 62 178 5.7
Bibby Martens G 24 5:10 175 John Marshall’36              fr Washington 22 36 34 106 4.8
Allie Schuckman G 29 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31                fr New York 37 98 59 255 6.9
Red Paris F 20 5:11 160 CCNY’38                    fr Jersey 28 21 32 74 2.6
Rip Kaplinsky G 26 5:06 150 St.John’s(NY)’31                fr New York 19 25 15 65 3.4
Don Bainbridge G 25 5:08 160 Gettysburg 13 15 5 35 2.7
Matt Guokas F-C 23 6:03 195 St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38                  fr Brooklyn 17 13 8 34 2.0
Jack Grahahan G 30 6:01 170 St.Thomas(Pa) 5 8 1 17 3.4
### Krajewski F-G 7 6 5 17 2.428571429
Milt Perkel G 23 5:09 165 Brooklyn’37                       fr Troy 6 6 3 15 2.5
Mal McCullough G St.Thomas(Pa) 7 5 5 15 2.142857143
Stanley Entrup C 31 6:04 215 None 6 3 1 7 1.166666667
Tommy Gliddon G 24 5:11 170 None 4 2 1 5 1.25
Charles Mosicant F 26 6:02 205 LaSalle’34 2 1 1 3 1.5
Lefty Budnetz F 29 1 1 0 2 2
Merle Bainbridge G 27 5:10 175 Scranton/Lackawanna Bus. College 3 1 0 2 0.666666667
Ed Gannis G 1 0 0 0 0
### Mahoney F 1 0 0 0 0
Jake Kotlow G 26 5:09 155 Iowa’33 1 0 0 0 0
Ray Bowman F 24 6:01 180 St.Thomas(Pa)’36 1 0 0 0 0
Sammy Van Hook G 20 5:11 200 St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38 to Troy
Frank Silvanic F 21 6:01 180 None to Troy
Jimmy Brown F 26 6:00 180 Temple’35                         fr Kingston to Troy
Nat Volpe G 22 5:08 155 Manhattan’38                         fr Kingston to New York
Marty Begovich C 28 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’31 to New York

Played home games Ninth Infantry Regiment Armory in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania – Seating capacity – 3,000

 

WILKE-BARRE BARONS  ABL 14-22 JOE DREYFUS 3-9
ALLIE SCHUCKMAN 1-3
DICK LEARY 10-10
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS         GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Moe Dubilier F 23 6:02 210 John Marshall’35   fr Troy 34 114 92 320 9.4
Julie Bender F 24 5:11 175 LIU’37  fr Kingston 26 53 29 135 5.2
Dixie Lee C 21 6:00 170 None 31 58 62 178 5.7
Bibby Martens G 24 5:10 175 John Marshall’36  fr Washington 22 36 34 106 4.8
Allie Schuckman G 29 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31 fr New York 37 98 59 255 6.9
Red Paris F 20 5:08 150 CCNY’38 fr Jersey 28 21 32 74 2.6
Rip Kaplinsky G 26 5:06 150 St.John’s(NY)’31  fr New York 19 25 15 65 3.4
Don Bainbridge G 25 5:08 155 Gettysburg 13 15 5 35 2.7
Matt Guokas F-C 23 6:03 195 St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38 fr Brooklyn 17 13 8 34 2.0
Jack Granahan G 30 6:01 170 St.Thomas(Pa) 5 8 1 17 3.4
Cas Krajewski F-G     21 None 7 6 5 17 2.4
Milt Perkel G 23 5:09 165 Brooklyn’37 fr Troy 6 6 3 15 2.5
Mal McCullough G St.Thomas(Pa) 7 5 5 15 2.1
Stan Entrup C 31 6:04 215 None 6 3 1 7 1.2
Tommy Gliddon G 24 5:11 170 None 4 2 1 5 1.2
Charles Mosicant F 26 6:02 205 LaSalle’35 2 1 1 3 1.5
Dave Budnetz F 28  None 1 1 0 2 2.0
Merle Bainbridge G 27 5:10 175 Scranton/Lackawanna 3 1 0 2 0.7
Ed Ganis G     23 5:10 175  None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Joe Mahoney F  19 1 0 0 0 0.0
Jake Kotlow G 26 5:09 155 Iowa’33 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ray Bowman F 24 6:01 180 St.Thomas(Pa)’36 1 0 0 0 0.0
Sammy Van Hook G 20 5:11 200 St.Joseph’s(Pa)’38 to Troy
Frank Silvanic F 21 6:01 180 None to Troy
Jim Brown F 26 6:00 180 Temple’35 fr Kingston/to Troy
Nat Volpe G 22 5:08 155 Manhattan’38  fr Kingston/to Troy
Matty Begovich C 28 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’31 to New York
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