- 1903-1904

Played ome games at the Sixth regiment Armory  in Camden, New Jersey – Seating capacity – 1,000

 

CAMDEN ELECTRICS  NBL 10-4 FRANK MORGENWECK
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bart Neuman F 22 5:11 185 None 13 41 0 82 6.3
Steve White F-G 23 5:06 145 None to Conshohocken PL 13 37 83 157 12.1
Bill Keenan C 22 5:11 170 None to Conshohocken PL 13 45 0 90 6.9
Hilly Wallace G 25 6:00 180 None 13 33 1 67 5.2
Billy Markward G 25 6:00 180 None Injured 6 5 0 10 1.7
Heine Henschel G-F-C 19 5:11 180 None 7 5 0 10 1.4
Budge Middleton G-C-F 24 6:01 160 None 9 5 0 10 1.1
Jud Hancock C 21 5:11 180 Temple’00 1 3 0 6 6.0

Chelsea dropped out of the New England Basketball League on November 20, 1903.

PLayed home games in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

 

CHELSEA  NEBL 0-3  FRED LAKE
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
### Morrison F-G 2 1 0 2 1.0
### McDonald F 2 2 0 4 2.0
### Mystic C 3 0 0 0 0.0
Patrick Guthrie G-F 24 5:09 170 None fr Nashua 3 1 0 2 0.7
Max Macalouski G 22 6:00 175 None to Holyoke WML 2 2 0 4 2.0
### King F 1 0 0 6 6.0
 ### Rafferty F 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Ketchem F-C 2 0 0 0 0.0

On November 16, 1903. the owners of the Chicopee and Pittsfield teams exchangedthe location of their franchises. Each team assumed the other teams record in the standings. The new Pittsfield team assumed a 7-0 record and finished the first-half with a 12-5 record. The actual record of the team was 10-8. The franchise returned to Chicopee for the second half. The team dropped out of the league on January 13, 1904.

Played home games at City Hall in Chicoppe, Massachusetts.

 

CHICOPEE  WMBL  10-8 12-12  BILL SHERIDAN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joe Lynch F-g 22 5:11 155 None 26 58 4 120 4.6
Henry Sheridan F-g 6:00 None 23 34 8 76 3.3
Bill Sheridan C-G-F 27 6:02 185 None to Holyoke 39 64 3 131 3.4
Billy Hayes G-F-C 20 5:09 165 None 30 53 8 114 3.8
Jack Punch G-F-C 19 5:07 155 None 31 44 0 88 2.8
Jack Evers F 26 5:10 180 23 91 6 188 8.2
John Plant G 26 5:10 190 None to Northampton 19 33 7 73 3.8
Bill Falle C-F-G 26 6:00 160 23 30 4 64 2.8
Jimmy Healey G-F 20 5:06 150 16 14 3 31 1.9
Ike Perry G 23 fr Thompsonville 7 5 0 10 1.4
Flo Haggerty G 20 fr Meridan CSL/ to Ware 2 4 0 8 4.0
Jim Kennedy F-G 23 6:01 None fr Thompsonville 2 2 0 4 2.0
### Dale G 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Meyer F 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Smith C-G 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Columbia Hall in Philadelphia – Seating capacity – 800

Columbia F.C. played one tie.

 

COLUMBIA F.C.  PBL 18-8 GEORGE BATES
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS    GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Bates F 28 5:09 170 None 24 52 213 317 13.2
Samuel McCallion F 22 20 55 0 110 5.5
Al McWilliams C-F 18 6:00 155 None 24 83 7 173 7.2
Mike Wilson G 20 6:00 175 None 25 65 17 147 5.9
Clyde Keene G-F 21 5:08 165 None 15 28 0 56 3.7
### Cleveland F-G 14 10 0 20 1.4
Spike Craig G 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games in Conshohocken, Pannsylvania.

 

CONSHOHOCKEN GIANTS  NBL 9-4 AL BENNETT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Charles  Mullen F-G 19 5:11 170 None 12 31 0 62 5.2
Jack Reynolds F-G 26 5:10 170 None 12 41 67 149 12.4
Al Glassey C-G 21 5:11 170 Temple’00 12 38 0 76 6.3
George  Huzzard G-F 25 5:08 165 None 11 36 0 72 6.5
Al Bennett G-F 26 5:08 140 None 10 24 0 48 4.8
### Ghees G 1 1 0 2 2.0
Harry Klenck F 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charlie Moore G 28 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Hayes G 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at America Hall in East Falls,a district in northwest  Philadelphia.

 

EAST FALLS  PBL 14-14 M.W. HESS
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Chick Clayton F 31 5:07 140 None 24 45 84 174 7.3
Charles Devine F-G 21 5:10 165 Penn State’04 10 13 24 50 5.0
Walter Barber C-F 26 5:10 160 None fr Millville NL 11 36 72 144 13.1
Robert Hoffman G-C-F 22 6:00 190 17 50 0 100 5.9
Arthur Attwood G-C-F 20 5:10 155 None Suspended 15 24 11 59 3.9
Dick Cole F to St.Simon 6 25 17 67 11.2
Mick Murphy F 20 6:00 185 None fr Philadelphia NBL 7 10 15 35 5.0
Jinks King C 22 5:09 155 None 16 10 3 23 1.4
Charlie Shock C-F-G 17 5:11 None 8 6 0 12 1.5
Pete Ferguson F to Manayunk 1 4 0 8 8.0
Jack Redington G-C 19 5:08 140 None 15 4 0 8 0.5
Ed Haldeman G 24 Lafayette’03 fr Manayunk 6 2 0 4 0.7
Walter Haldeman G 24 Lafayette’03 fr Manayunk 5 2 0 4 0.8
### Buckley G 4 1 0 2 0.5
Tom Redington F 24 5:06 150 None 4 1 0 2 0.5
### Myers G toConshocken 5 3 0 2 0.4
John Devine G 23 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Jenkinson G 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Walsh G 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Campbell C-G 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Haverhill City Hall in Haverhill, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 1,200

 

HAVERHILL  NEBL  4-7  32-34  JIMMY HARRINGTON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bucky Lew F-G-C 19 5:08 150 None Injured 67 118 0 236 3.5
Ed Wachter F-C-G 20 6:021 180 None fr Ware WML 27 91 0 182 6.7
Tim Horan C-G-F 26 6:00 165 None fr Ware WML 31 107 0 214 6.9
Pat Doyle G-C 21 5:11 166 None fr Nashua 63 150 0 300 4.8
Billy Kelleher G-F 25 5:08 160 None fr Nashua 52 54 0 108 2.1
Jimmy Harrington F-G 22 5:05 135 None fr Nashua 59 77 0 154 2.6
Harry Tighe F 21 5:06 145 None to Lowell 31 28 0 56 1.8
George Lynch G-F 24 5:10 165 None 34 28 0 56 1.6
Jim Kennedy G-F 23 6:01 180 None fr Hudson 8 22 0 44 1.3
Florry Ellsworth G-C 20 5:09 7 13 0 26 3.3
Oscar McFarland C-G 23 5:11 180 None fr Nashua/to Manchester 7 10 0 20 2.9
Emil Dionne F 25 5:09 155 None to Lawrance 6 7 0 14 2.0
Charlie Noonan F 27 5:10 170 None fr Westfield WML 5 5 0 10 1.7
Michael Godley G 26 5:10 160 None fr Westfield WML/ VR 4 4 0 8 1.6
Jack O’Neil G 25 5:09 165 None to Lowell 1 2 0 4 1.0
Rufus Crittenden C 23 5:11 185 Harvard 6 2 0 4 4.0
Frank Meanor C 25  5:06  145 None 1 1 0 2 0.3
Mike McManmon G 23 5:08 150 None to Lowell 1 1 0 2 2.0
Heine Henschel F 19 5:11 180 None fr Westfield WML 2 1 0 2 2.0
Frank Morgenweck G 28 5:08 None fr Westfield WML 1 0 0 0 0.0
Al Newton to Concord 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Sullivan F 1 0 0 0 0.0
Billy McMahon G 20 to Concord 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Sands to Concord 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ray  Snow F 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Holyoke City Hall – Seating capacity – 1,500

 

HOLYOKE  WMBL 13-7 16-14  TOM DAVIES 16-15
JACK FOX 13-16
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS        GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Willie Waterman F-G 26 5:07 150 None Injured 47 104 10 218 4.6
Stanis Mathieu F-G 23 5:08 140 None 54 78 23 179 3.3
Dave O’Brien C-G-F 25 None Injured 33 46 12 104 3.2
Jack Fox G-F 21 5:11 180 None Injured 51 104 18 226 4.4
Andy Sears G-C-F 17 5:09 175 None 44 61 21 143 3.3
Jimmy Doran F-G 22 5:10 160 26 52 8 112 4.3
Jack Scott C 24 6:02 180 None 14 49 0 98 7.0
Tom Davies F-G 27 5:11 160 None Injured 22 46 2 94 4.3
Harry Edgar C-G 27 5:08 150 Injured 22 45 2 92 4.2
Bill Sheridan C 27 6:02 185 None fr Chicopee 14 23 18 64 4.6
Paul Steinberg G 21 5:06 Syracuse Injured 7 6 1 13 1.9
Max Macalouski F 24 6:00 175 None fr Chelsea NEBL 1 3 0 6 6.0
Michael Godley G 26 5:10 160 None fr Westfield 2 1 1 3 1.5
### McCabe F 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Reardon C 1 0 0 0 0.0

Hudson joined the New England Basketball League on February 2, 1904. The team dropped out of the league on March 4, 1904.

Played home games at the Hudson Opera House in Hudson, Massachusetts  – Seating capacity – 750

 

HUDSON  NEBL DNP  7-8 JIM KENNEDY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Frank Leighton F-G 25 5:11 185 None fr Ware WML/ to Lowell 15 59 0 118 7.9
Jim Kennedy F-G 23 6:01 180 None fr Ware WML/ to Haverhill 15 64 0 128 8.5
Ivan Loos C 25 5:09 180 Ursinus(Pa) fr Northam’nWML/to Lowell 13 16 0 32 2.5
Jere Corcoran G-C 23 5:09 165 None fr Ware WML 15 22 0 44 2.9
Jack Evers G 23 5:10 182 None fr Natick 11 21 0 42 3.8
Flo Haggerty F 20 5:10 155 None fr Ware WML 6 12 0 6 1.0
Pete Lamb F 20 5:10 180 RPI fr Ware WML 2 6 0 12 6.0
Joe Hammond G-F 3 3 0 6 2.0
### Fawcett 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Keystone Hall in Philadelphia.

 

JASPER A.C.  PBL 24-4 BILL KENNEDY
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS    GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Whitey Schwer F-C 28 25 59 214 332 13.3
Johnny McGraw F 21 5:07 145 None Suspended 23 58 29 145 6.3
John Featherstone C-F 19 6:01 165 None 21 65 0 130 6.2
Herm Baetzel G-F-C 22 5:10 170 16 37 0 74 4.6
Whitey Mallon G-C 19 5:10 150 None fr St.Simeon 13 68 1 137 10.5
Dippy Obermeier F-G 22 5:08 145 None 25 36 2 74 3.0
Andy Cameron G 21 5:09 24 23 0 46 1.9
Lew Winch G 21 5:11 200 20 17 0 34 1.7

Franchise transferred from Concord, New Hamphsire  to Lawrence, Massachusetts . on January 7, 1904.

Record in Concord was 12-14. Lawrence dropped out of the league on February 15, 1904.

In Concord, played home games at City Hall – Seating capacity – 500

Concord = @  Lawrence = #

 

LAWRENCE  NEBL 7-4 19-15  TOM STEWART 19-18
STEVE FLANAGAN 7-11
PLAYER POS WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS         GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bill Sykes F 39 49 0 98 2.5 @#
Jack Tighe F-G 24 5:08 145 None to Lowell 54 126 0 252 4.7 @#
Jimmy Kane C 22 6:01 200 St.Thomas(Pa) to Lowell 55 236 0 472 8.6 @#
Bill Herron G-C 20 5:11 180 None 53 105 0 210 4.0 @#
Tom Stewart G-F 31 37 0 74 2.4 @#
Roy Fraser F 19 5:08 155 None 16 22 0 44 2.8 @
Billy McMahon G 20 fr Manchester/ to PAC 7 13 0 26 3.7 @
Al Newton G-F fr Haverhill 7 11 0 22 3.1 @
Pretzels Pendergast G-C 20 None 15 11 0 22 3.1 #
Emil Dionne F-G 25 5:09 155 None fr Haverhill 9 3 0 6 0.4 #
### Sands F fr Haverhill 4 2 0 4 0.4 @#
### Merrill F 2 0 0 0 0.0 @

Played home games Westford Street Armory in Lowell, Massachusetts – Seating capacaity – 800

 

LOWELL LOWELLS  NEBL 6-5 35-30     GUY ABBOTT 35-33
TOBY MATTHEWS 6-2
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jimmy Kane F-C 22 6:01 200 St.Thomas(Pa) fr Lawrance 21 117 0 234 11.1
Frank Leighton F-G 25 5:11 175 None fr Hudson 8 33 0 66 8.3
Toby Matthews C-F 24 6:01 180 None fr Springfield WML 26 126 0 252 9.7
Alois Getzinger G-C 23 6:00 168 None fr Westfield WML 15 19 0 38 2.5
Ivan  Loos G-C 25 5:09 180 Ursinus(Pa) fr Hudson 6 7 0 14 2.3
Bill Halloran F-G 23 5:09 160 None 69 219 0 438 6.3
Albie Allard F-G 26 5:08 170 None to PAC 61 133 0 266 4.4
Guy Abbott F-G 25 5:08 150 Dartmouth’02 to PAC 66 104 0 208 3.2
Skip Field C 23 5:11 170 None to PAC 41 79 0 158 2.4
Malcolm Cairins C 28 5:10 170 None 45 47 0 94 2.3
Joe Kynoch F 25 5:10 160 None 9 29 0 58 1.3
Harry Tighe F 21 5:06 145 None fr Haverhill/ to PAC 13 27 0 54 6.0
Jack O’Neil C 25 5:09 165 None fr Haverhill/ to PAC 31 26 0 52 4.0
Jack Tighe G 24 5:08 145 None fr Lawrance 6 7 0 14 0.5
Mike McManmon F 23 5:08 150 None fr Haverhill/ to PAC 2 0 0 0 0.0
Eddie Ferat G 23 5:08 165 None fr Springf’dWML/ to Lynn 1 1 0 2 1.0
George Kynoch G 22 5:09 160 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
2-3       PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jimmy Kane F-C 22 6:01 200 St.Thomas(Pa) 5 10 0 20 4.0
Frank Leighton F-G 25 5:11 175 None 4 7 0 14 3.5
Toby Matthews C-F 24 6:01 180 None 4 4 0 8 2.0
Alois Getzinger G-C 23 6:00 168 None 5 5 0 10 2.0
Ivan Loos G-C 25 5:09 180 Ursinus(Pa) 4 7 0 14 3.5
Bill Halloran F-G 23 5:09 160 None 3 0 0 0 0.0
Harry Tighe F 21 5:06 145 None 3 3 0 6 2.0

The Pactuckville Athletic Club of Lowell, Maassachusetts. joined the league on March 8, 1904. The PAC assumed the 7-8 record of Hudson.

The PAC did not play any home games.

 

LOWELL P.A.C.  NEBL DNP 0-5  GUY ABBOTT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Albie  Allard F-G 26 5:08 160 None fr Lowell 4 11 0 22 5.5
Guy Abbott F 25 5:08 150 Dartmouth’02 fr Lowell 4 7 0 14 3.5
Skip Field C-G 23 5:11 170 None fr Lowell 4 7 0 14 3.5
Jack O’Neil G-C 25 5:09 165 None fr Lowell 5 2 0 4 1.0
Harry Tighe G 21 5:06 145 None fr Lowell 5 11 0 22 4.4
Oscar McFarland F-G 23 5:11 180 None fr Manchester 1 3 0 6 6.0
Mike McManmon F-C-G 23 5:08 150 None fr Haverhill 3 3 0 6 2.0
Billy McMahon G 20 fr Concord 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Masonic Hall in Manayunk, a district in northeast Philadelphia.

 

MANAYUNK  ST.JOHN  PBL 18-10 JAMES McCALLEN
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE    HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS    GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joe Scherer F 22 5:10 160 None 25 63 107 233 9.3
Al Bloom F LaSalle’01 18 34 135 203 11.3
Clarence Enos C 21 5:11 160 12 38 2 78 6.5
Gus Krueger G-F 23 5:09 170 fr National AC ABL 18 17 0 34 1.9
Jack McCullough G-F 26 Temple 23 15 0 30 1.3
Ed Haldeman G 24 Lafayette’03 to East Falls 19 22 0 44 2.3
Walter Haldeman G 24 Lafayette’03 to East Falls 18 21 0 42 2.3
Archie Cavanaugh C-F 18 5:10 155 None 6 10 0 20 3.3
Harry Stout F-C 24 5:09 160 None fr Trenton NL 2 2 13 17 8.5
Reuben Oves C-F 21 5:11 160 None 3 7 2 16 5.3
Pete Ferguson F fr East Falls 1 3 6 12 12.0
Billy Loos G 19 5:11 155 None to NorthamptonWML 11 5 0 10 0.9
William Hunter F fr Philadelphia NBL 4 4 1 9 2.3
Bill Sykes C-F 4 3 0 6 1.5
Charles Heite C-F 29 5:10 175 None 1 2 0 4 4.0
### Swallow G-F LaSalle to Xavier 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Mechanics Hall in  Manchester, New Hamphsire – Seating capacity – 1,100

 

MANCHESTER  NEBL  9-1 27-39 MICHAEL QUALEY
   REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Michael Qualey F-G 23 5:08 155 None 71 103 0 206 2.9
Frank Devlin F 24 5:10 175 None 73 163 0 326 4.5
Slats Healey C-G-F 26 5:11 175 None 71 166 0 332 4.7
Dan Lynch G-C-F 24 5:10 170 None 66 73 0 146 2.2
Peck Donnelly G-C-F 22 5:09 175 None 66 186 0 372 5.6
Pete Reagan F-G 24 5:05 145 None 47 67 0 134 2.9
Jess Whiting F 24 5:09 160 None 3 7 0 14 4.7
Charlie Bossert G-F 30 6:00 185 Temple’99 2 4 0 8 4.0
Billy McMahon F 20 to Concord 4 3 0 6 1.5
Tom Kildary G 26 1 1 0 2 2.0
Oscar McFarland C 23 5:11 180 None fr Haverhill/ to PAC 1 1 0 2 2.0
Tinker Collins G 1 1 0 2 2.0
3-2 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Michael Qualey F-G 23 5:08 155 None 5 4 0 8 1.6
Frank Devlin F 24 5:10 175 None 5 12 0 24 4.8
Ed Wachter C 20 6:01 175 None fr Haverhill 5 16 0 32 6.4
Dan Lynch G-C-F 24 5:10 170 None 5 3 0 6 1.2
Peck Donnelly G-C-F 22 5:09 175 None 5 16 0 32 6.4
Slats Healey C-G-F 26 5:11 175 None 3 4 0 8 2.7
Pete Reagan F-G 24 5:05 145 None 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at McMurray Hall in  Millville, New Jersey – Seating capacity – 800

 

MILLVILLE GLASSBLOWERS  NBL 7-5 FRANK BOMHOFF
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Frank Bomhoff F 24 5:08 155 None 11 31 3 65 5.9
Jack Hitchens F-C 23 5:07 145 None 8 14 0 28 3.5
Walter Barber C-F 26 5:11 160 None 11 60 71 191 17.4
Heily Wallace G 21 5:04 140 None 9 3 9 15 1.7
John Wallace G 24 5:11 170 None 5 2 0 4 0.8
Firman Reeves G-C 26 5:11 180 None 5 5 0 10 2.0
Jack Boyd G 22 5:09 150 None 2 3 0 6 3.0
Samuel Coombs G-F 17 5:03 135 None 5 2 0 4 0.8
Walt Campbell G 20 5:07 120 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charles Whilden G 26 6:00 170 None 2 0 0 0 0.0
Harry Smith G-F 19 5:04 120 None 3 0 0 0 0.0

Nashua dropped out of the New England Basketball League on November 19, 1903.

Played home games at the Franklin Opera House in Nashua, New Hampshsire – Seating capacity – 600

 

NASHUA  NEBL 2-8 BILLY KELLIHER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Billy Kelleher F 25 5:08 160 None to Haverhill 9 10 0 20 2.2
### Bruce F 5 4 0 8 1.6
Pat Doyle C 21 5:11 166 None to Haverhill 10 21 0 42 4.2
Oscar McFarland G 23 5:11 180 None to Haverhill 10 10 0 20 2.0
Lou Levesque G   20 4 9 0 18 4.5
Bill Horne F 23 6:00 170 None 3 8 0 16 5.3
### Dixon F 1 1 0 2 2.0
Patrick Guthrie G 24 5:09 170 to Chelsea 2 1 0 2 1.0
Henry Cragen F 18 5:08 155 None to Mystic CSL 2 1 0 2 1.0
### Warren F 1 0 0 0 0.0
Jimmy Harrington F-G 22 5:05 135 None to Haverhill 1 0 0 0 0.0
### McCarthy 2 0 0 0 0.0
Henri Labelle C 25 4 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at Natick City Hall in in Natick, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 1, 500

 

NATICK  NEBL  DNP   21-16 BILLY HAYES
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jack Punch F 19 5:07 155 None fr Chicopee WML 32 78 0 156 4.9
Charles Martens F-G 24 5:10 180 None fr Westfield WML 26 79 0 158 6.1
Bill Sheridan C-G 27 6:02 185 None fr Chicopee WML 32 45 0 90 2.8
Henry Sheridan G-F 25 6:00 170 None fr Chicopee WML 23 32 0 64 2.8
Billy Hayes G 20 5:09 165 None fr Chicopee WML 22 46 0 92 4.2
Joe Lynch F 21 5:11 155 None fr Chicopee WML 22 41 0 82 3.7
Jimmy Healey G 20 5:06 150 None fr Chicopee WML 23 33 0 66 2.9
Bill Falle C-G 26 6:00 160 None fr Chicopee WML 23 27 0 54 2.3
Jack Evers F 26 5:10 180 None to Hudson 2 6 0 12 6.0

Played first twelve games  based in West Philadelphia. Compiled 3-9 record before transferring on January 17, 1904 to North Philadelphia. Signed National AC roster.

West Philadelphia = W    North Philadelphia = N     Played for both teams = WN

West Philadelphia Played Home games at St.James Hall in Philadelphia.

North Philadelphia played home games at Natatorium Hall in Philadelphia.

 

NORTH PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES  PBL 12-16  JOHN CORK

3-9

DAN SCHAEFFER

9-7

REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Elwood Gowdy F 18 5:08 None fr National AC 15 38 9 85 5.7 N
Frank Gammon F Jefferson(Pa) fr National AC 14 28 2 58 4.1 N
Dan Haggarty C 22 6;00 170 None fr National AC 15 34 0 68 4.5 N
Dan Schaeffer G 24 5:06 155 None fr National AC 15 12 123 147 9.8 N
Leo Haggarty G-F 20 5:10 155 None fr National AC 15 23 0 46 3.1 N
Walt Thompson F-C 185 8 3 76 82 10.3 W
### Graham G-F to St.Simon 7 8 26 42 6.0 W
### Hughes F 5 9 4 22 4.4 W
Sam Patterson F 7 8 0 16 2.3 W
John Cork G-F 11 8 0 16 1.5 W
Steve Ford C 6:01 180 fr Penn Treaty ABL 3 7 1 15 5.0 W
### McGlinchey F 3 2 6 10 3.3 W
Jim Walker C 7 5 0 10 1.4 W
### Strang F 5 4 0 8 1.6 W
John Kerswell G-C-F 18 5:07 fr National AC 8 2 0 4 0.5 N
### Mastin G 12 1 0 2 0.2 W

Played home games at Northampton City Hall in Northampton, Massachusetts  – Seating capacity – 900

 

NORTHAMPTON  WMBL 4-13 20-21 TATE HORN 4-13
IVAN LOOS 20-21          
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS        GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Joe Fogarty F 18 5:08 170 None fr Chicopee 39 182 32 396 10.2
Henry Martens F-G 23 5:08 160 None fr Thompsonville 34 87 13 187 5.5
Ivan Loos C 25 5:09 180 Ursinus(Pa) to Hudson NEL 41 92 16 200 4.9
Bobby Mayham G-F 19 5:08 160 None fr Chicopee 40 76 19 171 4.3
Billy Loos G 19 5:11 155 None 42 39 13 91 2.2
Tate Horn F-C-G 23 6:00 175 None to Norwich CSL 39 59 6 124 3.2
John Plant G 26 5:10 190 None fr Chicopee 16 34 13 81 5.1
Leo Haggarty G 20 5;10 165 fr Thompsonville 14 19 2 40 2.9
Rawson Bothwell F-G 19 5:08 150 None to Putnam CSL 17 18 0 36 2.1
Charles King C 5:10 to Philadelphia AL 7 14 0 28 4.0
Anton Boltz G-F 11 14 0 28 2.5
Bob O’Mara G 6:00 175 5 13 0 26 5.2
Frank Price F-G 6 13 0 26 4.3
Pat Bowler G 20 2 5 0 10 5.0
Johnnie Roe G-F 13 5 0 10 0.8
Max Miller F 3 4 0 8 2.7
Len Plant F 20 5:10 155 5 2 2 6 1.2
### Brown G 1 2 0 4 4.0
Leon Dibble G 18 5:08 150 Mass/Yale 1 2 0 4 4.0
Dan Early F 26  5:07 None 3 2 0 4 1.3
### Dexter G 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Hall C 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Symes F 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Barnes F 1 0 0 0 0.0
Jack Hodge G 1 0 0 0 0.0
Edward Broderick G  36 Hobart to Springfield 1 1 0 0 0 0

Played in East Falls district  of Philadelphia , Pennsylvania at America Hall

SCHUYKILL FALLS ST.BRIDGET’S BIDDIES  2-12 WILLIAM BUCKLEY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
William Hunter F 13 25 41 91 7.0
Leslie Kaylor F 23 5:11 170 None fr Trenton/toBristol AL 4 9 4 22 5.5
Mick Murphy C-F 22 6:00 210 None 13 22 23 67 5.2
John McGuiness G 12 10 0 20 1.7
### Kirk G-F fr Penn Treaty AL 7 5 0 10 1.4
Ed Fontaine F 20 5:09 150 None 8 11 0 22 2.8
Jinks King C-F-G 22 5:09 155 None 5 9 0 18 3.6
### Kelly G 8 3 0 6 0.8
Charles Park C-G 21 5:11 165 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
### Fox G 1 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at America Hall in Schuylkill Falls district of Philadelphia.

 

SCHUYKILL FALLS ST.BRIDGET’S BIDDIES  –  NBL   –    2-12 WILLIAM BUCKLEY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
William Hunter F  24 13 25 41 91 7.0
Les Kaylor F 23 5:11 170 None fr Trenton/toBristol AL 4 9 4 22 5.5
Mick Murphy C-F 22 6:00 210 None 13 22 23 67 5.2
John McGuinness G 12 10 0 20 1.7
### Kirk G-F fr Penn Treaty AL 7 5 0 10 1.4
Ed Fontaine F 20 5:09 150 None 8 11 0 22 2.8
Jinks King C-F-G 22 5:09 155 None 5 9 0 18 3.6
### Kelly G 8 3 0 6 0.8
Charles Park C-G 21 5:11 165 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
### Fox G 1 0 0 0 0.0

Franchise transferred from Lynn, Massachusetts to South Framingham, Massachusetts  on February 10, 1904.

Played home game at the Columbia Rink in South Framingham, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 500

 

SOUTH FRAMINGHAM  NEBL  DNP  24-8 WINNIE KINKAIDE
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Hough F 20 5:07 145 Western fr Springfield WML 24 133 0 266 11.1
Joe Fogarty F 18 5:09 165 None fr Northampton WML 27 125 0 250 9.3
Fred Mulliner C 22 6:00 160 None fr Springfield WML 30 113 0 226 7.5
Winnie Kinkaide G 22 5:11 180 None fr Springfield WML 30 23 0 46 1.5
Bobby Mayham G 19 5:10 160 None fr Northampton WML 28 53 0 106 3.8
Eddie Ferat F-G 23 5:08 165 None fr Lowell 25 81 0 162 6.5

The South Philadelphia franchise was represented by Covenent Nationals until December 21, 1903. The record of the team was 2-5. On December 28, 1903, the National Athletic Club took over the franchise. the National AC compiled  2-4 record before relinquishing the franchise on January 17, 1904. The Conshohocken Giants from the defunct  National Basketball league, acquired the franchise on January 17, 1904.  Conshohocken compiled a 6-8-1 record.

The Covenant Nationals played home games at National Hall in Philadelphia.

The National Athletic Club played home games at Tuxedo Hall in Philadelphia.

Conshohocken played home games at Columbia Hall in Philadelphia.

 

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA  PBL  2-5 CHARLES NELLOR
COVENANT NATIONALS
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jud Crane F 5 8 17 33 6.6
### Jerry F 6 5 5 15 2.5
Charles Nellor C-F-G 5 4 9 17 3.4
Bill Donley G 6 8 21 37 6.2
 ### Hartranft G 2 1 0 2 1.0
### Selfridge G-F-C 2 3 0 6 3.0
### Cranston C 1 3 0 6 6.0
### Bonfield G 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Lipsey G 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Tripple G 1 0 0 0 0.0
NATIONAL AC 2-4 DAN SCHAEFFER
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Elwood Gowdy F 18 5:08 None to N.Philadelphia 5 13 4 30 6.0
Frank Gammon F Jefferson(Pa) to N.Philadelphia 3 7 0 14 0.0
Dan Haggarty C 22 6:00 170 None to N.Philadelphia 5 10 0 20 4.0
Dan Schaeffer G 23 5:06 155 None to N.Philadelphia 5 4 20 28 5.6
Leo Haggarty G-F 20 5:10 155 to N.Philadelphia 5 6 0 12 2.4
John Kerswell G-C-F 18 5:07 to N.Philadelphia 3 1 0 2 0.7
### Davies F 1 0 0 0 0.0
CONSHOHOCKEN GIANTS 6-8 AL BENNETT
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Steve White F 23 5:06 145 None fr Camden NBL 5 8 24 40 8.0
Jack Reynolds F-C 25 5:10 None fr Conshohocken NL 7 9 54 72 10.3
Bill Keenan C-G 22 5:11 178 None fr Camden NL 13 60 1 121 9.3
Al Glassey G-F-C 22 5:11 170 Temple fr Conshohocken NL 13 42 2 86 6.6
Bill Herron G-F-C 20 5:11 180 None 6 10 11 31 5.2
Al Bennett G 26 fr Conshohocken NL 9 27 1 55 6.1
Charles Mullen F-G    21   5:11     170 None fr Conshohocken NL 5 13 18 44 8.8
Harry Klenck F-G fr Conshohocken NL 7 9 0 18 2.6
### Myers G fr East Falls 19 9 0 18 0.9
George Huzzard G 25 5:08 165 None 5 6 0 12 2.4

At the completion of first half of season, the Springfield franchise was sold to G.W.Goodnow, the owner of the Chicopee franchise. Goodnow disbanded the existing Springfield team and moved his team to Springfield to compete in the  second-half of the season.

Played home games at Whitney Rink in Springfield, Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 800

 

SPRINGFIELD  WMBL 14-6     JERE CORCORAN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Sandy Shields F 24 5:10 180 None 12 75 0 150 12.5
Kid Eberlein F 24 5:09 175 None 11 57 0 56 5.1
John Wendelken C 27 6:02 180 None 13 59 0 118 9.1
Toby Matthews G-C 24 6:00 180 None to Springfield 2 19 97 0 194 10.2
Jere Corcoran G-C 23 5:09 165 to Ware 20 36 0 72 3.6
Charles Martens G-F 20 5:07 145 None 2 17 0 34 17.0
Jack Harding G-F 19 None to Springfield 2 12 7 0 14 1.2
Zeke Michelman F-C 23 6:00 175 to Springfield 2 6 4 0 8 1.3
Dan Shea G-F 23 5:07 6 4 0 8 1.3
A.A. Huot G 23 5:08 155 None fr Westfield 3 2 0 4 1.3
Tom Riley F-C 6:00 to Ware 3 1 0 2 0.7
Merritt Gebo G 28 5:07 135 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
Jimmy Williamson F 20 5:10 165 None fr/to Ware 1 0 0 0 0.0
Edward Broderick G  36 Hobart fr N.Hampton/ to Thompville 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Neemans G 1 0 0 0 0.0

Franchise began season in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. On November 16, 1903. the owners of the Pittsfield and Chicopee teams exchanged the location of their franchises. Each team assumed the other teams record in the standings. The new Chicopee team assumed a a 5-3 record and finished the first-half with a 16-3 record. The actual record of the team was 18-0. At the beginning of the second half of the season, the franchise was moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, replacing the existing team in that city.

Played Chicopee home games at the Town Hall. Played Springfield home games at Whitney Rink – Seating capacity – 800

 

SPRINGFIELD  WMBL 18-0  28-13 WINNIE KINKAIDE
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Hough F-G 20 5:07 135 Western 45 241 37 519 11.5
Snake Deal F-C-G 24 6:00 165 None Injured 46 150 23 323 7.0
Fred Mulliner C-G-F 22 6:00 160 None 49 113 7 233 4.8
Toby Matthews G-C-F 24 6:01 180 None fr Springfield-1 32 143 19 305 9.5
Winnie Kinkaide G-C-F 22 5:10 180 None Injured 52 19 10 48 0.9
Eddie Ferat G-F-C 23 5:08 165 None 43 143 11 297 6.9
Howard Thomas G 22 5:09 165 None 27 74 5 153 5.7
Charlie Bossert G-C 30 6:00 185 Temple’99 Injuried 10 51 0 102 10.2
Joe Fogarty F 18 5:09 165 None to Northampton 12 35 0 70 5.8
Bobby Mayham G 19 5:08 155 None to Northampton 5 15 0 30 6.0
Jack Harding F-G 19 None fr Springfield-1 8 11 1 23 2.9
Zeke Michelman G 23 6:00 180 None fr Springfield-1/VR 1 1 1 3 3

Played home games at the St. Simeon Gymnasium in Philadelphia.

 

ST.SIMEON  PBL 9-18 HARRY FLYNN
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Dick Cole F-G fr East Falls 17 56 87 199 11.7
Harry Flynn F-G  None 17 48 149 245 14.4
Jud Hancock C 26 5:10 Temple”00 fr Camden NBL 9 21 0 42 4.7
Jack Boyd G-C 22 5:09    150 24 12 0 24 1.0
### Graham G-F fr W.Philadelphia 10 6 14 26 3.2
John Wick F-C-G 27 Temple 11 28 0 56 45.1
Whitey Mallon G-C-F 19 5:10 150 None to Jasper 10 26 0 52 5.2
Snake Dillon F    24 5″06 150 None 6 11 0 22 3.7
H. Wilson G-C-F 3 9 0 18 6.0
### Myers G-F fr Conshohocken 18 9 0 18 1.0
Howard Thomas F 22 5:09 165 Fr Springfield WML 1 7 0 14 14.0
Ollie McLaughlin F 20 5:11 5 6 2 14 2.8
Ikey Charlton C-G to Xavier 6 2 0 4 0.8
### Borah G-F 5 2 0 4 0.8
### Mitchell G 6 1 0 2 0.3
E.Ellenberg F 2 1 0 2 1.0

Thompsonville dropped out of the Western Massachusetts Basketball League on December 3, 1903.

PLayed home games at Franklin Hall in Thompsonville, Connecticut – Seating capacity – 1,000.

 

THOMPSONVILLE  WMBL 0-18 CARL FRANZONI
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Eugene McCarthy F 14 24 0 48 3.4
Ed Collins F-C 21 6:00 155 None 8 4 0 8 1.0
Will Ritter C 21 5:10 155 None 6 5 0 10 1.7
Carl Franzoni G-C 26 5:09 150  None 16 5 0 10 0.6
Chris Stinger G 27 5:07 165 None 9 3 0 6 0.7
Henry Martens F 24 5:08 155 None fr MeridanCSL/to North’ton 3 11 0 22 7.3
Leo Haggarty G 20 5:10 165 to Northampton 4 9 0 18 4.5
Fred Schipski F 20 5:08 150 None to Norwich CSL 3 7 0 14 4.7
Robert Hoffman F-G-C 22 6:00 190 to Bridgeport ABL 8 7 0 14 1.8
Frank Leighton F 25 5:11 175 None Suspended/ to Ware 2 6 0 12 6.0
Fred Scott G-F 24 5:08 150 Princeton’00 4 5 0 10 2.5
Edward Broderick F  36 Hobart College 2 4 0 8 4.0
Parker Sweet G 21 5:06 140 None 6 4 0 8 1.3
Patrick Fahey F 21 5:08 140 None to Hartford ABL 7 4 0 8 1.1
Charles Martens F 20 5:06 150 None fr/to Springfield 1 1 3 0 6 6.0
Jim Kennedy F 23 6:01 None fr Chicopee/ to Ware 1 2 0 4 4.0
Tom LaMondy G 24 6:00 175 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Doyle C 1 1 0 2 2.0
Ike Perry F 23 to Chicopee 2 1 0 2 1.0
Jack Malley F-G 25  5:07  155  None 3 1 0 2 0.7
### Frederick F to Wallingford ABL 3 1 0 2 0.7
Edward Lyons F   20 None to Hartford ABL 1 0 0 0 0.0
Jim Smith C 29 5;09 160 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Shafter G 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Thompson G 1 0 0 0 0.0
Frank McCue G 25 5:06 155 None 2 0 0 0 0
William Stone G 20 None 2 0 0 0 0

Played home games at the Masonic Temple in Trenton, New Jersey – Seating capcity – 1,600

 

TRENTON NATIONALS  NBL 6-5 AL COOPER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Harry Stout F 24 5:09 160 None 11 26 4 56 5.1
Pete Riley F-G-C 22 6:01 165 None 11 40 0 80 7.3
Bill Everingham C 25 5:11 155 None 11 25 2 52 4.7
Al Cooper G-F 25 5:11 155 None 11 28 91 147 13.4
Billy Harrison G 25 5:11 150 None 10 5 0 10 1.0
Les Kaylor F 23 5:11 170 None to Schuykill Falls 1 2 0 4 4.0
Joe Miller F-C 3 1 1 3 1.0
Bill Ross F-C 19 5:09 160 None 4 1 0 2 0.5
Walter Clarke F-G 21 5:07 150 None 5 1 0 2 0.4
Ed Dennen C 26 6:00 190 None 1 0 0 0 0.0

Play home games at the Town Hall in Ware , Massachusetts – Seating capacity – 1,600

 

WARE WONDERS  WMBL 7-12 18-21  MAJOR BUCKLEY 1-6
ED WACHTER 24-27
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS        GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Lamb F-G 20 5:10 180 RPI to Hudson NEL 27 62 20 144 5.3
Jimmy Williamson F-G 20 5:10 165 None Injuried/to/fr Spring 37 42 5 89 2.4
Ed Wachter C 20 6:01 180 None 45 119 18 256 5.7
Jim Kennedy G-F-C 23 6:01 None fr Chicopee/ to Hudson NEL 25 39 9 87 3.5
Flo Haggerty G 20 5:10 155 None frThompsonville/toHudsonNEL 30 87 14 188 6.3
Major Buckley G-F-C 23 5:10 170 None 47 41 6 88 1.9
Tim Horan F-C 26 6:00 165 None to Haverhill NEL 16 37 2 76 4.8
Bucky Morris F-G 20 12 38 0 76 6.3
Jere Corcoran G-F 23 5:09 165 fr Springfield 1/toHudsonNEL 32 30 4 64 2.0
Frank Leighton F-C 25 5:11 170 None frThompsonville/toHudsonNEL 14 22 2 46 3.3
C.  Corrigan G-F-C 13 18 0 36 2.8
Matt Love F-G 24 5:08 160 None 10 15 0 30 3.0
### Burgess G-F 8 6 0 12 1.5
John Moriarty F-G 24 5:09 170 None 10 4 1 9 0.9
### Lee C-F 1 3 0 6 6.0
### Van Zant F 1 2 0 4 4.0
John McNab F 21 5:08 150 None Injured 3 2 0 4 1.3
### Allen F 4 2 0 4 1.0
Mike Roach F 22 5:09 160 None 3 1 0 2 0.67
Tom Riley F 6:00 fr Springfield 1 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Mystic F 1 0 0 0 0.0
Matt Kennedy G 31 1 0 0 0 0
Lew Wachter F-G 22 5:11  165 RPI/Albany Business 4 0 0 0 0

Played home games at the Gem Opera House in Westfield, Massachusetts.

 

WESTFIELD WHIRLWINDS  WMBL 8-10 20-23 MICHAEL GODLEY 8-9
ANTHONY CONLON 10-12
FRANK MORGANWECK 10-12
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS        GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bill Zanger F-C-G 20 5:10 150 None Voluntarily Retired 50 168 25 361 7.2
Joe Cullen F-G 27 5:08 160 Injured 35 86 3 175 5.0
Alois Getzinger C 22 6:00 170 None 52 73 20 166 3.2
Hilly Wallace G-F 25 6:02 185 None fr Camden NBL 22 43 19 105 4.8
Heine Henschel G-C 19 5:11 180 None fr Camden NBL 21 9 7 25 1.2
Charles Martens F-G 20 5:07 145 None  fr Springfield 1/toNatickNEL 25 63 8 134 5.4
Michael Godley G-F 26 5:10 160 None to Holyoke 34 57 4 118 3.5
Anthony Conlon G-F 26 5:10 170 None 36 47 4 98 2.7
Charlie Noonan F-G 27 5:10 170 None to Haverhill NEL 28 39 7 85 3.0
Joe Ashe F-G 24 5:09 150 None to Putnam CSL 27 30 1 61 2.3
Steve White F 23 5:06 145 None fr Camden NBL 15 22 7 51 3.4
Bart Neuman F 29 5:10 185 None fr Camden NBL 9 25 0 50 5.6
A.A. Huot C-F-G 23 5:08 155 None to Springfield 1 3 2 0 4 1.3
Frank Morgenweck G-F 28 5:08 None 7 1 1 3 0.4

Played home games at Columbia Hall in Philadelphia – Capacity – 800

 

XAVIER  PBL  5-23 DICK GALLAGHER
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE   HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
John McGowan F  27 5:08 14 31 85 147 10.5
H.  King F 14 47 3 97 6.9
William Dennison C 25 6:02 160 None 19 19 0 38 2.0
### Mace G-F 12 10 25 45 3.8
### Connor G-F 17 24 72 120 7.1
Hilly Wallace G 25 6:02 190 fr Camden NBL 5 5 20 30 6.0
### Devlin G    6:01 19 9 0 18 0.9
### Swallow G LaSalle fr Manayunk 18 8 0 16 0.9
Frank Markward G 21 10 6 0 12 1.2
### Stamm G-F 3 6 0 12 4.0
James  Breen G St.Joseph’s’01 2 3 3 9 4.5
### Harrar F 1 0 2 2 2.0
Joe McGowan F   20  5:07  140  None 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Brown C 1 1 0 2 2.0
Jimmy Henry C 1 0 0 0 0.0
Arthur Ottey G        5:08    160 1 0 0 0 0.0
Ikey Charlton F-C fr St.Simeon 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Richter G Lafayette 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charles Hetzel G    19   5:08  155  None 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Chester F-G 4 0 0 0 0.0
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