NEW YORK - 1937-1938

Played home games at the Hippodrome in New York City – Seating capacity – 4,500

 

NEW YORK KATE SMITH CELTICS  ABL 11-10      7-11 PETE BARRY
   REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Berenson F-G 25 5:10 180 CCNY’34 38 106 110 322 8.5
Chick Reiser F-G 21 5:11 165 NYU’35 19 42 24 108 5.7
Nat Frankel C 23 6:03 195 None                 fr Brooklyn 9 27 15 69 7.7
Carlie Johnson G 28 5:08 150 None 38 93 80 266 7.0
Sam Kaplan G-F 25 5:10 160 CCNY 39 73 75 221 5.7
Ben Kramer F 23 6:01 195 LIU’37 26 32 31 95 3.7
Julie Bender F-G 23 5:11 175 LIU’37 24 33 13 79 3.3
Al Kellett C 36 6:03 210 None 30 28 17 73 2.4
Jack McGuirk F-C 22 6:03 170 Manhattan’37                 to Kingston 19 19 16 54 2.8
Bill Nash F 24 6:02 Columbia’36                 to Brooklyn 13 9 5 23 1.8
Bernie Fliegel F 19 6:03 195 CCNY’38 4 8 6 22 5.5
Harry Fitzpatrick G 23 5:09 170 None             fr NY Yankees 10 5 11 21 2.1
Jerry Bush F 21 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’38 3 4 2 10 3.3

New Haven Jewels until November 30, 1937 when franchise moved to Brooklyn, NY. The team also played two “home” games in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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

 

NEW YORK JEWELS  ABL     12-8     15-5 EDDIE WILDE
    REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Slott F-G-C 25 6:00 St.John’s(NY)’33                 fr Brooklyn 35 86 64 236 6.7
Mickey Kupperberg F-G 24 5:11 185 Minnesota’35 36 61 42 164 4.6
Matty Begovich C 25 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’31 35 26 19 71 2.0
Mac Kinsbrunner G 28 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)’31 40 124 81 329 8.2
Willie Rubenstein G 25 5:11 175 NYU’36 40 76 84 236 5.9
Lou Spindell F-G-C 28 5:11 170 CCNY’30 35 71 44 136 5.3
Allie Schuckman G 28 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31                  fr Kingston 35 30 33 93 2.7
Jake Pelkington C 20 6:06 215 Manhattan            fr NY Yankees 15 16 17 49 3.3
Honey Russell G-F 35 6:00 187 Seton Hall/NYU/Savage 23 5 5 15 0.7
Rusty Saunders F 31 6:02 212 None 4 4 1 9 2.3
Ken Norton F 23 6:02 200 LIU’37 10 3 2 8 0.8
Rip Gerson G 29 5:10 St.John’s(NY)’31                 to Brooklyn 2 2 1 5 2.5
Johnny Kane G 24 Fordham’36 2 1 1 3 1.5
Stan Entrup C 30 6:04 215 None 1 0 0 0 0.0
2-4 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
George Slott F-G-C 25 6:00 St.John’s(NY)’33 5 9 8 26 5.2
Lou Spindell F-G-C 28 5:11 170 CCNY’30 6 11 12 34 5.7
Matty Begovich C 25 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’31 6 1 4 6 1.0
Mac Kinsbrunner G 28 5:09 155 St.John’s(NY)’31 6 13 12 38 6.3
Willie Rubenstein G 25 5:11 175 NYU’36 6 7 21 35 5.8
Mickey Kupperberg G 24 5:11 185 Minnesota’35 4 2 3 7 1.8
Allie Schuckman G 28 5:08 170 St.John’s(NY)’31 6 5 3 13 2.2
Jake Pelkington C 20 6:06 215 Manhattan+ 5 2 9 13 2.6
Honey Russell G-F 35 6:00 187 Seton Hall/NYU/Savage 3 2 2 6 2
NEW YORK ORGINAL CELTICS 11-10      7-11 PETE BARRY
(New York Orginal Celtics were admitted to the league on January 3, 1937.)
   REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Pete Berenson F-G 25 5:11 180 CCNY’34 38 106 110 322 8.5
Chick Reiser F-G 21 5:11 165 NYU(Frosh)’34 19 42 24 108 5.7
Nat Frankel C 23 6:03 195 Brooklyn+                 fr Brooklyn 9 27 15 69 7.7
Carlie Johnson G 28 5:08 150 None 38 93 80 266 7.0
Sam Kaplan G-F 25 5:10 160 CCNY+ 39 73 75 221 5.7
Ben Kramer F 23 6:01 195 LIU’37 26 32 31 95 3.7
Jules Bender F-G 23 5:11 175 LIU’37 24 33 13 79 3.3
Al Kellett C 36 6:03 210 None 30 28 17 73 2.4
Jack McGuirk F-C 22 6:03 170 Manhattan’37                 to Kingston 19 19 16 54 2.8
Bill Nash F 23 6:02 Columbia’36                 to Brooklyn 13 9 5 23 1.769230769
Bernie Fleigel F 19 6:03 195 CCNY’38 4 8 6 22 5.5
Harry Fitzpatrick G 23 Fordham+             fr NY Yankees 10 5 11 21 2.1
Jerry Bush F 21 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’38 3 4 2 10 3.333333333

Played home games at the Bronx Coliseum. The New York Yankees dropped out of the league on January 11, 1938.

 

NEW YORK YANKEES – ABL                      1-11      DNP MAC POSNACK
REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM PTS AVG
Mac Posnack F 28 5:11 190 St.John’s(NY)’31    to Kingston 9 13 9 35 3.9
Venty Leib F-G 25 5:09 160 NYU’34     to/fr Kingston  to Brooklyn 5 9 6 24 4.8
Jake Pelkington C 20 6:06 210 Manhattan    to NY Jewels 11 10 8 28 2.5
Rip Kaplinsky G 25 5:06 150 St.John’s(NY)’36     to Kingston 10 13 25 51 5.1
Harry Fitzpatrick G 23 None      to NY Celtics 12 24 14 62 5.2
Tidy Millen G 24 5:08 170 None 4 10 7 27 6.8
Dixie Lee F 20 6:00 170 None     fr Brooklyn 8 9 5 23 2.9
George Christensen F 29 NYU’30 8 8 5 21 2.6
Jimmy McNally F 23 6:02 Manhattan’37 8 7 6 20 2.5
Larry Dodick G 23 5:08 155 None 2 4 2 10 5.0
Java Gotkin G 25 5:08 135 St.John’s(NY)’36 1 2 0 4 4.0
Tom Ryan C 23 6:04 215 Manhattan’37 2 1 2 4 2.0
Dave Bass F 26 6:01 195 None  to Kingston 1 0 0 0 0.0
Bernie Schiffer G 22 6:00 175 CCNY’35 3 0 0 0 0.0
Sol Kopitko C 23 6:06 CCNY’36 1 0 0 0 0.0
Leo Merson F 22 6:03 175 LIU’37 1 0 0 0 0.0
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