BROOKLYN - 1927-1928

On January 4, 1928, Brooklyn dropped out of the Metropolitan League. On the same day,the Visitation merged with the Washington team of the American Basketball League to form a new franchise in that league.

Played home games at Prospect Hall in Brooklyn – Seating capacity – 1,500

 

BROOKLYN VISITATION  MBL 9-6 JOHN DONLON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Clough F 21 13 22 20 64 4.9
John Frank F-G-C   24 6:04 None   fr Kingston 8 9 7 25 3.1
Bob Grody C-F 27 6:02 215 None 5 7 6 20 4.0
Willie Scrill G-F 21 5:10 175 None    to Brooklyn ABL 14 38 41 117 8.4
Rody Cooney G 27 5:08 140 St.Francis(NY)’20 to Washington ABL 12 29 28 86 7.2
Harry McCrystal G-F 20 None 8 8 8 24 3.0
Thomas Purcell F-G    25  Notre Dame’26 7 5 11 21 3.0
Mike Arrasate C-F 23 6:03 210 None 3 6 1 13 4.3
Eddie Stuchbury F 30 5:08 170 2 3 3 9 4.5
Red Conaty G 23 5:11 160 St.Francis(NY)   to Kingston 1 4 0 8 8.0
Marty Bobbenrieth F 21 1 1 1 3 3.0
Dave Tobey G 29 Savage’18 1 0 2 2 2.0
### Brooks F 1 1 0 2 2.0
Frank Roxbury G-F 21 5:08 165 None 2 0 2 2 1.0
### Hillcrest C 1 0 1 1 1.0
Willie Lapchick C-F 22 6:03 2 0 1 1 0.5

On January 2, 1928, Washington Palace-Five franchise was transferred to Brooklyn, New York.Record 1n Washington was 7-16.

Played home games at Tuner’s Arena in Washington – Seating capacity – 2,000

Played home games at Propect Hall in Brooklyn – Seating capacity – 1,500

Washington = W     Brooklyn = B

 

BROOKLYN VISITATION  ABL 25-26 RAY KENNEDY 7-16
JOHN DONLON 18-10
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Red Conaty F-G 23 5:11 160 St.Francis(NY) 47 148 28 324 6.9 WB
Joe Brennan F 27 6:00 175 None 21 58 41 157 7.5 B
Cliff Anderson C 24 6:02 180 CCNY’22 13 31 18 80 6.2 B
Willie Scrill G 20 5:10 175 None fr Brooklyn MBL 28 78 29 185 6.6 B
Rody Cooney G-F 25 5:08 140 None fr Brooklyn MBL 26 50 12 112 4.3 B
Rusty Saunders F-C 21 6:02 205 None to Fort Wayne 28 81 51 213 7.6 WB
Ray Kennedy G 30 5:09 160 None 41 70 31 171 4.2 WB
Mark Harper C 23 6:04 220 None fr Chicago 26 32 14 78 3.0 WB
Elmer Ripley G 36 5:06 170 Brown to Cleveland 20 25 11 61 3.1 W
Chick Passon F 27 5:07 165 Pennsylvania 9 12 7 31 3.4 W
Willie Carey F-G 31 5:08 None 15 9 12 30 2.0 W
Swede Grimstead C 36 6:03 190 None to Chicago 11 10 3 23 2.1 W
Bucky Williams G-F 22 5:07 155 None 11 5 2 12 1.1  B
Pat Herlihy C 18 6:04 220 None 5 5 2 12 2.4 B
Howie Meyers F-G 19  5:08  160 None 8 5 1 11 1.4 W
Jude Baesman C 20 6:05 200 None 6 1 1 3 0.5 W
Gaza Chizmadia C-G 21 6:02 185 None to Detroit 5 0 2 2 0.4 W
Lou Schneiderman F 29 5:08 150 None 3 0 1 1 0.3 W
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