NEW YORK CELTICS - 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.)

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