NEW YORK - 1921-1922

Franchise transferred from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to New York City  on November 14, 1921. Record in Harrisburg was 1-8.

On December 15, 1921, The New York (Giants) franchise was  purchased by Jim Furey , owner of the New York Celtics.

The New York Giants posted a 0-8 record. During the remainder of the season the Celtics posted a 20-6 record.

Harrisburg played home games at the Chestnut Street Auditorium. New York Celtics played home games at Madison Square Garden – Seating capacity – 18,000

Harrisburg = *    New York Giants = #  New York Celtics = %

 

NEW YORK CELTICS       EBL  5-16 – 16-4     HARRY HOUGH 0-3 GORDON FORD 1-5 CHARLES BRICKLEY 0-6 JOHNNY WHITTY 20-6
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Beckman F-G 29 5:09 160 None 21 59 80 198 9.4 %
Nat Holman F-G 25 5:11 170 Savage 25 46 79 171 6.8 %
Horse Haggerty C 29 6:04 235 None fr/to/fr Reading %
Chris Leonard G-F-C 31 6:03 190 Manhattan’12 23 32 44 108 4.7 %
Dutch Dehnert G 23 6:00 185 None fr Scranton %
Ernie Reich F-G 28 5:08 155 None Died during season 13 27 11 65 5.0 #
Garry Schmeelk F 30 6:00 220 St.John’s(NY) fr Scranton 6 18 18 54 9.0 #
Kid Franckle G-F 33 5:07 145 None 12 17 14 48 4.0 *#
Pete Barry F-G 25 5:10 170 None 14 18 11 47 3.4 %
Eddie Wallower F-G 24 5:08 150 None 8 14 18 46 5.8 *
Sam Moorehead G 23 6:01 185 None to Coatesville 8 11 15 37 4.6 *
Jack Lawrence C 26 6:00 180 None to Wilkes Barre 13 10 15 35 2.7 *#
Harry Riconda F 24 5:10 175 None 2 2 8 12 6.0 #
Barney Sedran F-G 30 5:03 125 CCNY 2 3 6 12 6.0 #
Dick Smyth F-G 27 6:00 165 None 3 5 2 12 4.0 #
Davey Banks F-G 20 5:08 150 None 1 4 3 11 11.0 #
Jimmy Doyle F 29 5:11 160 None 4 3 5 11 2.8 *
Cy Simendinger G-F 23 6:00 175 Lehigh/Holy Cross 7 2 4 8 1.1 *
Lou Goldie F 23 5:02 135 None 1 3 0 6 6.0 #
Buddy Bushman F-G 18 6:00 170 None 3 3 0 6 2.0 #
Marty Friedman G-F 32 5:08 135 None 2 1 4 6 3.0 #
Robert Hilbert G-F 22 5:08 160 None to Reading 1 0 1 1 1.0 %
Johnny Whitty G-F 25 5:09 175 None 1 0 0 0 0.0 %
Paul Meyers G-F 27 5:11 170 Wisconsin(Milk)/Wisconsin       FB 1 0 0 0 0.0 #
Jimmy Jemail F-G 28 5:06 165 Navy/ Brown                                    FB 1 0 0 0 0.0 #
Ike McCord 29 5:08 170 None 1 0 0 0 0.0 *
Al Lehr F 27 6:02 185 Temple 1 0 0 0 0.0 *
Walter Griscom F 26 5:09 165 None 1 0 0 0 0.0 *
2-1 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Beckman F-G 29 5:09 160 None 3 3 13 19 6.3
Nat Holman F-G 25 5:11 170 Savage 3 3 14 20 6.7
Horse Haggerty C 29 6:04 235 None 3 1 0 2 0.7
Chris Leonard G-F-C 31 6:03 190 Manhattan’12 3 1 4 6 2.0
Dutch Dehnert G 23 6:00 185 None 2 0 3 3 1.5
Pete Barry F-G 25 5:10 170 None 2 4 6 14 7.0

Played home games at the Palm Garden Court in New York City.

 

NEW YORK MacDOWELL LYCEUM    MBL –   12-8 FRANK McCORMACK
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Dick Smyth F 27 6:00 165 None 19 50 32 132 6.9
Garry Schmeelk F 30 6:00 220 St.Johns'(NY)’12 16 36 43 115 7.2
Stretch Meehan C 23 6:07 225 Seton Hall’19 17 19 66 104 6.1
Jerry Sullivan G 25 6:02 190 None 17 24 39 87 5.1
Ray Kennedy G 24 5:10 160 None 17 13 47 73 4.3
Dave Wassmer F-G 26 5:11 180 None 14 17 21 55 3.9
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