NEW YORK - 1922-1923

The New York Celtics dropped out of the Metropolitan Basketball League on November 17, 1922. The Celtics then joined the rival Eastern Basketball League playing home games in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Played home games at Madison Square Garden in New York City – Seating capacity – 18,000

 

NEW YORK ORIGINAL CELTICS  MBL     12-0     DNP JOHNNY WHITTY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Beckman F 27 6:00 165 None 12 36 44 116 9.7
Nat Holman F-G 26 5:11 160 Savage 12 31 34 96 8.0
Horse Haggerty C 29 6:04 225 None 12 6 9 21 1.8
Dutch Dehnert G-F 26 5:10 170 None 12 17 19 53 4.4
Pete Barry G 26 5:10 170 None 10 11 12 34 3.4
Chris Leonard F-G 32 6:03 190 Manhattan’12 9 11 21 43 4.8

(The Celtics dropped out of the league on November 17, 1922. Celtics joined Eastern Basketball League and represented Atlantic City, NJ.)

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

 

NEW YORK McDOWELL LYCEUM – MBL 5-10 7-19 POP MORGENWECK 5-10
MAURICE TOME 7-19
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Teddy Kearns F-G 22 5:11 180 None 31 50 23 123 4.0
Gete Baggaley F-G 21 5:08 150 None 29 52 42 146 5.0
Stretch Meehan C 24 6:07 225 Seton Hall’19 38 44 175 263 6.9
Maurice Tome G-F 31 6:01 190 None 28 59 26 144 5.1
Jerry Sullivan G 26 6:02 190 None fr Paterson 20 36 53 125 6.3
Bernie Dunn F-G 28 5:11 185 None 7 15 9 39 5.6
Willie Marrin F 5:06 150 None 8 13 15 41 5.1
### McSherry G 5 10 2 22 4.4
Mike Smolick F 32 5:09 160 None fr Paterson 6 5 11 21 3.5
George Keenan 22 St.John’s(NY)’23 1 1 1 3 3.0
Eddie Roach G 35 5:09 155 None 2 0 1 1 0.5
### Martin 1 0 0 0 0.0
Charlie Powers F 30 6:01 160 None to Paterson 9 9 24 42 4.7
Artie Powers F 28 5:11 170 None to Paterson
Harry Knoblauch F-C 24 6:02 190 None to Paterson 7 5 3 13 1.9
Jimmy Clinton F 34 5:11 160 None fr Paterson/to Bro Pros
Dick Smyth F 28 6:00 165 None fr Bro Dodgers
Babe Artus G-F 24 6:00 200 None to Visitation
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