Harold “Butch” Sciniski was a fixture in the rough and tumble world of  New Jersey semi-professional basketball for fifteen seasons. He appeared in two major league games with The Paterson Crescents in 1926. During the last five years of his career, he played with the Detroit Clowns, a New Jersey-based  barnstorming team.


BUTCH SCINSKI Height: 6:01 Weight: 190 College: None
Harold William  Scinski Born:  Aug 1, 1904 Died:  Feb 13, 1987 Hometown: Pompton Lakes, NJ
Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1922-23 Paterson Totowa Indep
1923-24 Pequannock Five Indep
1924-25 Pequannock Five Indep
1924-25 Paterson Faber Plumbers Indep
1925-26 Paterson MBL 2 1 0 2 1.0
1926-27 Mountain View Big Five Indep
1927-28 Mountain View Big Five Indep
1927-28 Belleville Colligates Indep
1928-29 South Paterson Jordan Leagers Indep
1928-29 Pompton Lakes Klumps Indep
1929-30 Pompton Lakes Klumps Indep
1929-30 Cedar Grove Overbrook Hospital Five Indep
1929-30 Montclair Caseys Indep
1930-31 Paterson Crescents Indep
1930-31 Bergenfield Elks Indep
1931-2 Bergenfield Elks Indep
1931-32 Cedar Grove Overbrook  Hospital Five Indep
1932-33 Pompton Lakes Klumps Indep
1933-34 Cedar Grove  Overbrook

Hospital Five

1934-35 Detroit Clowns Indep
1935-36 Detroit Clowns Indep
1936-37 Detroit Clowns Indep
1937-38 Detroit Clowns Indep
Major League Totals 2 1 0 2 1.0



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