Barney Felix was a active in the Brooklyn independent basketball scene for almost a decade. He often served in the role of player-manager. Felix  also played a handful a games with Brooklyn teams in the American and Metropolitan Basketball Leagues.  Felix became a well-known boxing referee. During his forty years in the ring, he  worked hundreds of fights in New York, New Jersey and Florida.. His career began at the age of 19, when he refereed at the Amateur Athletic Union’s national championships in Boston and reached its pinnacle 1n 1964 he was in the ring when Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, won the heavyweight crown from Sonny Liston.


BARNEY FELIX Height: 5:09 Weight: 155 College: Savage School/NYU
Barney Joseph Felix Born: Dec 10, 1906 Died:  Sep 30, 1985 Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Year Team League     GA FGM FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1927-28 Brooklyn Ami Club Indep
1929-30 Brooklyn Colony Five Indep
1930-31 Brooklyn ABL 1 0 0 0 0.0
1931-32 Canarsie Pros Indep
1931-32 Brooklyn Jewels MBL 5 0 0 0 0.0
1932-33 Ridgewood Indep
1933-34 Bayridge Hebrews Indep
1933-34 Brooklyn Fistic Five Indep
Major League Totals 6 0 0 0 0.0
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