Monday, December 11, 2017

Stretch Langdell

Ralph Edgar "Stretch" Langdell


Born:
June 17, 1907
New Boston, NH

Died:
July 20, 1968
Manchester, NH


Career
1925-26 Dartmouth College (College)
1926-27 Dartmouth College (College)
1927-28 Dartmouth College (College)
1928-29 Paterson Whirlwinds (ABL)

Langdell would go on to be a judge and lawyer in Manchester.

Source:



Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/stretch-langdell/

Charlie Lajeskie

Charles Lajeskie


Born:
October 29, 1898
Passaic, NJ

Died:
February 13, 1968
Clifton, NJ


Career
1926-27 Newburgh Hillsides / Jersey City Skeeters (NLN)
1928-29 Paterson Whirlwinds (ABL)
1929-30 Carbondale (PSL)


Charlie was also a minor league baseball player in the North Eastern League. He went to the Red Sox' spring training camp in March of 1928 but failed to make the club.

He is the father of New York Giants infielder Dick Lajeskie.

Minor League Baseball Stats
https://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Charles_Lajeskie_(minors01)

Source:


Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/charlie-lajeskie/

Hank Knudsen

Henry K. Knudsen


Born:
September 16, 1905
Brooklyn, NY

Died:
November 26, 1974
Brooklyn, NY


Career
1925-26 Yonkers Leaguers (MBL)
1926-27 Ridgewood/Orange (NLN)
1926-27 Yonkers Leaguers (MBL)
1926-27 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1927-28 Catskill Howitzers (MBL)
1927-28 Yonkers Indians (Independent)
1928-29 New York Hakoahs (ABL)
1928-29 Paterson Whirlwinds (ABL)
1929-30 New York Celtics (ABL)
1929-30 Wilmington (EBL)
1930-31 Camden-Kennett Square (EBL)
1931-32 Hoboken St. Joseph’s CC (Independent)
1932-33 Long Island Pro Imps (MBL)
1933-34 Brooklyn Jewels (ABL)



Source:


Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/hank-knudsen/

Harry Knoblauch

Harry Paul Knoblauch


Born:
April 21, 1898
Jersey City, NJ

Died:
March 10. 1986
St. Petersburg, FL


Career
1920-21 Bridgeport Blue Ribbons (Independent)
1920-21 Schenectady Dorpians (NYSL)
1920-21 Turners Falls Athletics (IL)
1921-22 Kingston (NYSL)
1921-22 Westfield Whip City AC (IL)
1921-22 Springfield Gunners (IL)
1922-23 Kingston (NYSL)
1922-23 NY MacDowell Lyceum (MBL)
1922-23 Paterson (MBL)
1923-24 Cohoes Trojans (NYSL)
1923-24 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1924-25 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1924-25 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1924-25 Brooklyn Edisons (Independent)
1924-25 Washington Palace-Five (Independent)
1925-26 Newark Mets (MBL)
1925-26 Pottsville Miners (EBL)
1926-27 Paterson Legionaires / Kingston Miners (NLN)
1926-27 Greenpoint Knights / Trenton Royal Bengals (NLN)
1926-27 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1927-28 Hudson (MBL)
1927-28 Syracuse All Americans (Independent)
1927-28 NY Lou Gehrig All Stars (Independent)
1928-29 Paterson–Brooklyn (ABL)
1930-31 Dunmore (PSL)
1931-32 Kingston Five (Independent)
1932-33 Dunmore (PSL)
1932-33 House of David (Independent)
1933-34 Brooklyn Visitations (ABL)
1933-34 House of David (Independent)

Born in Jersey City, Knoblauch grew up in Brooklyn and played basketball for many years. He would later become a truck driver and died in 1986.

Source:
Tampa Bay Times, March 12, 1986

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/harry-knoblauch/

Lloyd Kintzing

William Lloyd "Lefty" Kintzing


Born:
November 30, 1905
Lock Haven, PA

Died:
January 1972
Middletown, NJ


Career
1925-26 Bellville Collegiates (Independent)
1926-27 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1926-27 Broolyn Fernwoods (Independent)
1927-28 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1928-29 Rochester Centrals (ABL)
1929-30 Rochester Centrals (ABL)
1930-31 Rochester Centrals (ABL)
1930-31 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1931-32 Philadelphia Jaspers (EBL)
1931-32 Bridgeton Moose (EBL)
1931-32 Union City Reds (MBL)
1932-33 Bridgeton Gems (EBL)
1932-33 Paterson Continentals (MBL)
1932-33 Brooklyn Americans (MBL)
1933-34 Newark Joe Fays (ABL)
1934-35 Newark Mules / New Britain Mules (ABL)
1934-35 Boston Trojans (ABL)
1935-36 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
1935-36 Freeland (PSL)
1936-37 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
Lefty was born in Pennsylvania but raised in New Jersey. His younger brother, Fenton, also played some pro basketball. Lefty played for over a decade.

Source:


Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/lefty-kintzing/


Joe Kellmurray

Joseph W. Kellmurray


Born:
April 27, 1901
Utica, NY

Died:
December 6, 1946
Utica, NY


Career
1919-20 Utica Utes (NYSL)
1920-21 Adirondack Stars (Independent)
1920-21 Basloe Globetrotters (Independent)
1921-22 Mohawk Indians (NYSL)
1921-22 Oswego Globetrotters (Independent)
1922-23 Utica Utes (Independent)
1923-24 Utica Utes (NYSL)
1923-24 Mohawk Indians (NYSL)
1924-25 Utica (NYSL)
1925-26 Fond du Lac - Wisconsin (ISL)
1926-28 Utica All-Utica (Independent)
1927-28 Utica All-Utica (Independent)
1927-28 Mohawk Indians (Independent)
1928-29 Rochester Centrals (ABL)

Brother of fellow basketball players Francis and Raymond, Joe played basketball professionally for a decade, and also played semi-pro and minor league baseball. He became ill in 1945, and died in 1946. (Not sure what the illness was.)


Minor League Baseball Stats
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=kellmu001---

Source:


Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/joe-kellmurray/

Mickey Husta

William Michael "Mickey" Husta


Born:
September 21, 1899
Egg Harbor, NJ

Died:
December 1982
Kingston, NY


Career
1919-20 Egg Harbor Regulars (Independent)
1920-21 Egg Harbor Regulars (Independent)
1921-22 Kingston (NYSL)
1922-23 Kingston (NYSL)
1923-24 Kingston Shirtmakers (MBL)
1923-24 Amsterdam Flashes(NYSL)
1924-25 Passaic/Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1925-26 Perth Amboy Amboyans / Passaic Mets (MBL)
1926-27 Paterson Legionaires / Kingston Raiders (NLN)
1926-27 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1927-28 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1927-28 Hudson (MBL)
1927-28 Hudson Pros (Independent)
1928-29 Paterson Whirlwinds (ABL)
1928-29 Hudson Pros (Independent)
1929-30 Schenectady Dorps (Independent)
1929-30 Kingston Highland Hose (Independent)
1930-31 Hudson Pros (Independent)
1931-32 Port Ewan Spinneys (Independent)
1934-35 Kingston (NYSL)

Born in Egg Harbor, New Jersey, Mickey and his brother Carl were a formidable tandem on the court for many years, leading Kingston to a championship in 1922. He would go on to a long career throughout the 1920's. Another brother, John, also played basketball with Kingston.

Source:
Kingston Daily Freeman, December 12, 1976

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/mickey-husta/