- 1929-1930

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

 

BROOKLYN VISITATION  ABL 15-9  15-15 JOHN DONLON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Red Conaty F-G 25 5:11 160 St.Francis(NY) 53 109 40 258 4.9
Joe Brennan F 29 6:00 175 None 43 108 61 277 6.4
Pat Herlihy C 20 6:04 220 None 53 101 37 239 4.5
Willie Scrill G 22 5:10 175 None 52 75 62 212 4.1
Rody Cooney G-F 28 5:08 140 St.Francis(NY)’20 50 89 17 195 3.9
Bucky Williams G-F 24 5:07 155 None 29 17 6 40 1.4
Bob Griebe G-F-C 34 6:02 200 None 31 13 12 38 1.2
Happy Reilly F-G 22 5:09 185 None 8 5 0 10 1.3

Played home games at City Auditorium in Canton, Ohio

 

CANTON ORPHANS  NPBL  4-6        8-3 RAY CORL
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Ken Failing F 23 6:01 225 Central Michigan 17 32 29 93 5.5
Soup Campbell F-C 25 6:06 None fr Detroit 5 7 9 23 4.6
Bob Taylor C 23 6:05 185 Muskingum’28 16 36 28 100 6.3
Buck Lamme G-F 24 6:01 Ohio Wesleyan’28 16 50 21 121 7.6
Ray Corl G-F 23 5:10 None 16 13 10 36 2.3
Red Van Almen G-F 22 5:08 None 17 22 19 63 3.7
Ted Tedrow F-G 25 6:02 Amer Col of PE fr Detroit 12 10 8 28 2.3
George Wilcoxen F-C 24 6:00 175 Mt.Union’25 5 8 3 19 3.8
Frank Hulette G 3 2 0 4 1.3
Dave Miller C-F 26 6:02 Mt.Union’26 1 0 0 0 0.0

Playedhome games at the Chicago Coliseum – Seating capacity – 7,100

 

CHICAGO BRUINS  ABL  12-12        17-13 HONEY RUSSELL
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Nat Hickey F 27 5:11 190 None 53 133 51 317 6.0
Nat Holman F-G 33 5:11 160 Savage fr Syracuse 26 46 30 122 4.7
Al Kellett C 28 6:03 200 None 43 47 52 146 3.4
Honey Russell G-F 26 5:11 187 None 52 80 48 208 4.0
Ray Kennedy G-F 30 5:09 160 None Injured 39 54 25 133 3.4
Gil Ely G-F 31 6:02 175 Hillsdale/Michigan’23 50 57 42 156 3.1
Tillie Voss C-F-G 33 6:03 205 Detroit’21 32 15 6 36 1.1
Whitey Wickhorst F-G-C 25 5:10 155 None to Fort Wayne 11 5 0 10 0.9
Stretch Murphy C 22 6:06 185 Purdue’30 1 4 0 8 8.0
Art Bramhall F-G 20 5:11 170 None 7 2 1 5 0.7
Willie McDonald F 25 None fr New York/to Paterson

Home games played at Public Hall in Cleveland – Seating capacity – 10,000

 

CLEVELAND ROSENBLUMS  ABL 18-8  18-12 DAVE KERR
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Barry F-G 33 5:10 170 None 56 82 29 193 3.4
George Glasco F-G 28 5:11 150 None 25 39 8 86 3.4
Joe Lapchick C-F 29 6:05 175 None 52 47 92 186 3.6
Dutch Dehnert G-F 31 6:00 185 None 56 58 95 211 3.8
Carl Husta G-F 27 5:11 175 None 56 135 61 331 5.9
Red Skurnick G-F 22 5:10 Savage’25 43 43 15 101 2.3
Cookie Cunningham C-G 24 6:03 210 Ohio State’26 4 9 3 21 5.3
Ray Dickerson F-G 21 6:00 165 NE Oklahoma/Tahlequah 5 5 0 10 2.0
Dave Kerr G-F-C 34 6:02 195 None 10 0 3 3 0.3
Scotty McDougal C-F-G None 4 1 0 2 0.5
Cliff Anderson C 26 6:04 175 CCNY’23 1 0 0 0 0.0
Dink Irwin F-G 23 6:03 200 Temple’28 to Paterson 2 0 0 0 0.0
4-1         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Barry F-G 33 5:10 170 None 5 11 0 22 4.4
George Glasco F-G 28 5:11 150 None 4 1 0 2 0.5
Joe Lapchick C 29 6:05 175 None 5 4 13 21 4.2
Dutch Dehnert G-F 31 6:00 185 None 5 7 4 18 3.6
Carl Husta G-F 27 5:11 175 None 5 10 7 27 5.4
Red Skurnick G-F 22 5:10 Savage’25 3 1 0 2 0.7
Cookie Cunningham C-G 24 6:03 210 Ohio State’26 5 1 2 4 0.8

Played home games in Columbus, Ohio

 

COLUMBUS ROBERT LEES  NPBL 4-6     2-7 BOB SHEA
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Bob Shea F 27 5:10 160 Ohio Wesleyan’24 14 31 20 82 5.9
Mel Shaw F 27 6:01 160 Ohio State’25 11 11 10 32 2.9
Mike O’Neil C-G 25 6:04 Union(NY)’27 12 17 29 63 5.3
Bus McMillen G-C 24 5:10 200 Ohio State’27 16 28 16 72 4.5
Bill Hunt G-F 24 5:10 160 Ohio State’27 14 27 27 81 5.8
Slim Shoun C 25 6:11 210 Carson-Newman’27 6 17 13 47 7.8
Curley Griffin F Bliss College(Oh) 10 14 4 32 3.2
Art Meier F 31 None 4 6 1 13 3.3
Ted Turney C 28 6:00 170 Ohio Wesleyan’24 2 4 3 11 5.5

Played home games at the Fairgrounds Coliseum in Dayton – Capacity – 2,000

 

DAYTON KELLYS  NPBL 2-8      9-2 HARRY SCHWAB
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Blair Gullion F 28 6:02 145 Purdue’24 15 43 26 112 7.5
Clarence Christopher F 24 6:07 240 Butler’28 20 38 39 115 5.8
Chuck Gillium C 24 6:06 220 Grove City (Pa) 8 9 7 25 3.1
Jerry Sullivan G 33 6:02 195 None 8 21 24 66 8.3
Harry Schwab G 28 6:00 195 None 20 43 26 112 5.6
Creighton Roll G 26 Nebraska”27 11 15 16 46 4.2
Johnnie Becker F 25 5:11 210 Denison/Dayton 17 9 4 22 1.3
Sid Sankovic F 27 6:01 175 None fr Jackson 2 3 2 8 4.0
Red Hollopeter C 26 Illinois’25 6 2 0 4 0.7
Ferron Sifford G 28 None 4 1 0 2 0.5
2-4         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Blair Gullion F 28 6:02 145 Purdue’24 3 4 0 8 2.7
Clarence Christopher F 24 6:07 240 Butler’28 6 11 6 28 4.7
Chuck Gillium C 24 6:06 220 Grove City (Pa) 6 6 3 15 2.5
Jerry Sullivan G 33 6:02 195 None 4 6 8 20 5.0
Harry Schwab G 28 6:00 195 None 6 7 6 20 3.3
Red Hollopeter C 26 Illinois’25 2 4 0 8 4.0
Johnnie Becker F 25 5:11 210 Denison/Dayton 3 3 2 8 2.7

P0ntiac Chiefs franchise transferred to Detroit on January 10, 1930.

 

DETROIT TOOL SHOPS  NPBL 4-6  1-7 JOHNNY MINER
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Johnny Miner F 28 5:09 150 Ohio State’25 14 19 14 52 3.7
Susie Schecter F 24 6:00 160 CC Detroit’28 10 14 12 40 4.0
Reese Jones C 26 6:02 200 Washington(Mo)’26 14 16 21 53 3.8
Ferman Wampler G 24 5:09 None 17 40 36 116 6.8
Eddie Lynch G 33 6:00 190 Catholic U.’24 14 18 4 40 2.9
Soup Campbell C 25 6:06 200 None to Canton 14 46 15 107 7.6
Bob Gunn C-F 23 6:03  185 CC of Detroit’28 6 7 9 23 3.8
Howard Dickie  G-F 25  Central Michigan’26 5 3 0 6 1.2
Al Tenenbaum G 22 5:08  150 CC of Detroit’29 6 2 1 5 0.8
FORT WAYNE HOOSIERS 12-12 13-7 LOU SUGARMAN 7-5
CLARENCE ALTER 18-24
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Davey Banks F-G 27 5:08 150 None fr New York 45 100 53 253 5.6
Rusty Saunders F 23 6:02 205 None 53 88 42 218 4.1
Shang Chadwick C 28 6:04 220 DePauw/Wabash’25 51 66 42 174 3.4
Ralph Miller G 33 6:00 190 None 45 49 45 143 3.2
Frank Shimek G 29 5:10 155 Iowa’22 41 59 38 156 3.8
George Glasco G-F 28 5:11 150 None to Cleveland 24 26 15 67 2.8
Ward Myers G-F 21 6:01 185 None 15 19 4 42 2.8
Hank Kowalczyk C-F-G 22 6:04 220 Wisconsin’29 22 11 18 40 1.8
Whitey Wickhorst F-G-C 25 5:10 155 None fr Chicago 19 21 10 52 2.7
Johnny Beckman F-G-C 34   5:09 155 None fr Cleveland 17 11 12 34 2.0
Benny Borgmann F 31 5:08 180 None to Paterson 4 7 5 19 4.8
Branch McCracken G-F 21 6:04 200 Indiana’30 5 7 1 15 3.0
Lefty Topel G-F 21 5:10 to Rochester 15 5 4 14 0.9

Detroit Olympics franchise transferred to Jackson, Michigan on January 10, 1930.

 

 JACKSON  PBLA 7-3  0-7 ART CARTY
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Lloyd Goldstein F 5:08 None 12 18 13 49 4.1
Ernie McCoy F 25 6:02 175 Michigan’29 10 19 7 45 4.5
Joe Schwell C 24 6:03 Eastern Michigan’26 7 3 6 12 1.7
Carl Apple G 22 5:09 180 None 12 16 17 49 4.1
Elwood Cushing G 23 5:11 175 Michigan’29 10 17 12 46 4.6
Sid Sankovic F 27 6:01 175 None to Dayton 16 54 18 126 7.9
Art Carty G 27 5;10 175 Alma’25 7 10 8 28 4.0
Mark Harper C 25 6:04 220 None 5 10 3 23 4.6
Jim Barnham C 26 6:04 190 Missouri’26 3 9 3 21 7.0
Dill Gockel G 4 3 5 11 2.8
Ted Tedrow F 25 6:02 Amer Col of PE to Canton 6 5 0 10 1.7

New York dropped out of the league on December 10, 1929.

Played home games at Jamaica Arena.

 

NEW YORK CELTICS  ABL 5-5 NAT HOLMAN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Davey Banks F 27 5:08 160 None to Fort Wayne 8 22 10 54 6.8
Johnny Beckman F-G 34 5:09 155 None to Cleveland 8 13 8 34 4.3
Stretch Meehan C 31 6:07 225 Seton Hall’19 to Syracuse 8 9 9 27 3.4
Nat Holman G-F 33 5:11 160 Savage to Syracuse 7 11 4 26 3.7
Bill McElwain F-G 24 5:11 170 None to Paterson 9 6 9 21 2.3
Frank Stuchbury G 27 5:09 145 None fr/to Paterson 1 4 0 8 8.0
Tony Calland F 27 5:06 155 None 2 5 3 13 6.5
Jack Cremens C-F-G 29 6:03 180 None 8 3 3 9 1.1
Hank Knudsen C 24 6:05 180 None 2 2 3 7 3.5
Bill Bergin G 30 6:00 195 None 2 2 3 7 3.5
Willie McDonald F 25 None to Chicago 1 2 0 4 4.0
Harry Riconda G 32 5:10 175 None Baseball 5 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Paterson Armory in Paterson, New Jersey – Seating capacity – 5,000

 

PATERSON WHIRLWINDS  ABL  10-14 8-22 ARTIE POWERS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Benny Borgmann F 31 5:08 180 None fr Fort Wayne 46 142 113 397 8.6
Jerry Sullivan F-G 30 6:02 200 None fr Syracuse 16 12 16 40 2.5
Howie Bollerman C 22 6:08 200 Colgate’29 28 45 8 98 3.5
Bob Grody G-C-F 29 6:02 215 None 55 53 28 134 2.4
Frank Roxbury G-F 23 5:08 165 None 46 94 26 214 4.7
Ike Walton F-G 14 33 22 88 6.3
Bill McElwain F-G 24 5:11 170 None fr New York 21 23 30 76 3.6
Fats Wyka F 22 6:01 190 None 25 21 14 56 2.2
Reds Sherr F 24 6:01 210 Pennsylvania’26 10 14 13 41 4.1
Jake Moskow F-G 23 5:10 170 None 14 13 13 39 2.8
Don Nagle C-G-F 19 6:03 None 22 8 10 26 1.2
Leo Malone F 34 6:03 190 None 5 11 3 25 5.0
Frank Stuchbury F-G 27 5:09 145 None to/fr New York 6 7 1 15 2.5
Stretch Meehan C 31 6:07 225 Seton Hall’19 fr Syracuse 5 4 4 12 2.4
Willie McDonald F 25 None fr Chicago 4 2 6 10 2.5
Tony Schiffer F-G 24 5:09 160 None to Syracuse 7 1 3 5 0.7
Artie Powers G-C 35 5:11 170 None 4 2 0 4 1.0
Dink Irwin G 23 6:03 200 Temple’28 fr Cleveland 1 1 0 2 2.0
### Weaver C 1 0 0 0 0.0
Peter Babbles 20 5:09 185  None 1 0 0 0 0.0
### Roe F 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the Naval Militia Armory – Seating capacity -4,500

 

ROCHESTER CENTRALS  ABL 14-10  19-11 POP MORGENWECK
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Lou Rabin F-G 25 6:00 170 None 51 88 17 193 3.8
Gaza Chizmadia F-G 23 6:02 185 None 55 113 117 343 6.2
Tiny Hearn C 22 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 51 70 23 163 3.2
Babe Artus G-F 31 6:00 200 None 52 90 36 216 4.2
Lefty Kintzing G-F 24 6:02 200 None 52 100 32 232 4.5
Manny Hirsch F-G 26 5:07 155 33 43 36 122 3.7
Marty Barry G-F 30 5:06 140 Albany STC’19 to/fr Syracuse 14 16 8 40 2.9
Tommy Allen C-F-G 26 6:03 185 fr Syracuse 16 15 5 35 2.2
Joe Brown G-F-C 29 5:08 170 None 8 4 1 9 1.1
Lefty Topel G 21 5:10 fr Fort Wayne 1 0 2 2 2.0
1-4         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Lou Rabin F-G 25 6:00 170 None 5 3 4 10 2.0
Gaza Chizmadia F-G 23 6:02 185 None 5 4 6 14 2.8
Tiny Hearn C 22 6:09 230 Georgia Tech’29 5 5 0 10 2.0
Babe Artus G 31 6:00 200 None 5 3 2 8 1.6
Lefty Kintzing G-F 24 6:02 200 None 5 11 3 25 5.0
Tommy Allen C 26 6:03 185 3 2 4 8 2.7
Manny Hirsch F-G 26 5:07 155 3 2 3 7 2.3

Syracuse dropped out of the league on January 6, 1930, forfeiting the last four games of the first-half of the season.

Played home games at the New York State Armory in Syracuse, New York.

 

SYRACUSE ALL AMERICANS  ABL 4-20 TEDDY KEARNS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Jerry Sullivan F-G 30 6:02 200 None to Paterson 21 31 25 87 4.1
Freddie Wesslock F-G 23 5:10 None 14 7 2 16 1.1
Tommy Allen C-F-G 26 6:03 185 None to Rochester 20 35 18 88 4.4
Nat Holman G-F 33 5:11 160 Savage fr New York/to Chicago 14 31 17 79 5.6
Teddy Kearns G-F 29 5:11 180 None 19 16 1 33 1.7
Ed Wineapple F-C 23 6:00 195 Providence’29 10 14 11 39 3.9
Tom Barlow F 33 6:01 195 Rider/Drexel 3 13 2 28 9.3
Marty Barry G-F 30 5:06 140 Albany STC’19 fr/to Rochester 5 11 3 25 5.0
Stretch Meehan C 31 6:07 225 Seton Hall’19 fr New York/to Paterson 5 4 7 15 3.0
Buck Pierson F 25 5:07 155 None 4 2 4 8 2.0
Chuck Gillium C 24 6:06 220 Grove City(Pa)’28 2 2 0 4 2.0
Dick Page C 22 6:06 St.John’s(NY)’26 2 2 0 4 2.0
Tony Schiffer G-F 24 5:09 160 None fr Paterson 2 0 2 2 1.0
Gotch Carr G-F 26 5:10 165 Syracuse’25 fr Chicago/to Fort Wayne 3 0 1 1 0.3
Willie Roach G-F 22 6:00 200 None 2 0 0 0 0.0

Played home games at the University of Toledo Field House – SEating capacity – 9,000

 

TOLEDO RED MEN  NPBL 9-1  9-3 PIP KOEHLER
     REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Len Shepherd F-G 32 6:00 175 None 21 33 14 80 3.8
Rich Deighan F-C 29 6:03 195 None 21 46 17 109 5.2
Cookie Cunningham C 24 6:03 215 Ohio State’26 21 64 45 173 8.2
Pip Koehler G-F 27 5:10 165 Penn State’23 21 57 34 148 7.0
Red Brandes G-F 27 5:08 155 None 20 29 17 75 3.8
Fred Jacobs G 18 5:10 175 None 11 7 2 16 1.5
Rollie Boldt F-G 25 5:11 160 None 5 2 0 4 0.8
Ollie Wiza F-G 19 6:01 185 None 1 1 0 2 2.0
4-2         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Len Shepherd F-G 32 6:00 175 None 6 10 2 22 3.7
Rich Deighan F-C 29 6:03 195 None 6 8 9 25 4.2
Cookie Cunningham C 24 6:03 215 Ohio State’26 6 13 8 34 5.7
Pip Koehler G-F 27 5:10 165 Penn State’23 6 17 5 39 6.5
Red Brandes G 27 5:08 155 None 6 7 1 15 2.5
Fred Jacobs G 18 5:10 175 None 2 1 0 2 1.0
Rollie Boldt F-G 25 5:11 160 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
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