PLAYER PROFILE

TONY CALLAND

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Tony Calland played professional basketball for sixteen seasons and semi-professional baseball for nearly twenty years. Calland played independent basketball for many teams. His most successful years where spent playing   with  the Union City Reds in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. During the 1932-33 season, Calland and was the third-leading scorer in the Metropolitan Basketball League and was intrunental in Union City’s  advance to the league finals. In the mid-1930’s, Calland began playing with the House of David, a popular touring team, that was sponsered by a religious sect hat rquired each player to  grow a beard.

 

TONY CALLAND Height: 5:06 Weight: 155 College: None
Anthony J0seph Callandriello Born: Sep 4, 1902        Died:  Oct 15, 1997 Hometown: Hoboken, NJ
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1924-25 Ridgefield Park Phil Sheridan Big Five Indep
1924-25 Union City Holy Family Lyceum Indep
1925-26 New York Nationals Indep
1925-26 Ridgefield Park Phil Sheridan Big Five Iindep
1925-26 Union City Holy Family Lyceum Indep
1926-27 New York Nationals Indep
1926-27 Ridgefield Park Phil Sheridan Big Five Iindep
1926-27 Union City Holy Family Lyceum Indep
1926-27 Little Ferry Dimonds AC Indep
1927-28 Catskill MBL 15 38 22 98 6.5
1927-28 Union City Holy Family Lyceum Indep
1927-28 Hoboken St.Joseph’s Catholic Club Indep
1928-29 BrooklynPaterson ABL 5 8 2 18 3.6
1928-29 Union City Reds Indep
1928-29 Catskill Independents Indep
1928-29 Detroit Cougars Indep
1929-30 New York ABL 2 5 3 13 6.5
1929-30 Camden-Wilmington EBL 19 35 38 108 5.7
1929-30 Union City Reds Indep
1930-31 Camden EBL 4 6 7 19 4.8
1930-31 Union City Reds Indep
1930-31 Hoboken St.Joseph’s Catholic Club Indep
1931-32 Union City MBL 11 15 3 33 3.0
1931-32 Hoboken St.Joseph’s Catholic Club Indep
1932-33 Union City MBL 38 115 35 265 7.0
1932-33 Billie Taylor’s Metropolitan League Stars Indep
1932-33 Tony Calland All-Stars Indep
1933-34 Union City ABL 31 45 26 116 3.7
1933-34 Hoboken St.Joseph’s Catholic Club Indep
1934-35 House of David Indep
1935-36 Alabama Pitts All-Stars Indep
1935-36 New York Original Celtics Indep
1936-37 House of David Indep
1937-38 House of David Indep
1937-38 Detrot Clowns Indep
1937-38 Cliffside Park AC Indep
1938-39 House of David Indep
1939-40 Hoboken Oxfords Indep
1939-40 Brooklyn St.Mary’s Americans Indep
Major League Totals 102 226 91 543 5.3
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1927-28 Catskill MBL 2 0 3 3 1.5
1932-33 Union City MBL 2 6 1 13 6.5
Major League Totals 4 6 4 16 4.0

In the mid-1930′

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