Mike O’Neil was a four-year letterman in football and basketball at Union College in upstate New York. After graduation, O’Neil was recruited to play basketball in the midwest for the Columbus Kinnears. O’Neil remained in Ohio for six seasons playing for some of the most powerful AAU teams in the country including the Akron Firestones and the Cleveland Pennzoils. O’Neil played one season for the Columbus Robert Lees in the ill-fated National Professional Basketball League. O’Neill closed out his career in 1935 playing with Little Falls in the New New York State Basketball League.


MIKE O’NEIL Height: 6:04 Weight: College: Union(NY)’28
James Marshall O’Neil Born: Mar 26, 1904 Died:  Dec 27, 1943 Hometown: Ilion, NY
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1923-24 Uunion (NY) College
1924-25 Uunion (NY) College
1925-26 Uunion (NY) College
1926-27 Uunion (NY) College
1926-27 Union(NY) Indep
1927-28 Columbus Kinnears Indep
1928-29 Columbus Robert Lees Indep
1929-30 Columbus NPBL 12 17 29 63 5.3
1930-31 Akron Firestones AAU
1931-32  Cleveland Pennzoils AAU
1932-33 Cleveland Great Western Stages AAU
1934-35 Little Falls NYSL 18 18 35 71 3.9
Major League Totals 12 17 29 63 5.3
This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink.