Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Paul Wallace

Paul "Hook" Wallace


Born:
November 1, 1925
Philadelphia, PA

Died:
September 23, 1998
Philadelphia, PA


Career
1942-43 Overbrook High School - Philadelphia (High School)
1946-47 University of Toledo (College)
1947-48 University of Toledo (College)
1948-49 Philadelphia SPHA's  (ABL)

Possibly the same Paul Wallace who played for Toledo Chevrolets in 1941-42.

Wallace graduated from Overbrook HS and went into the U.S. Army. After the war, he enrolled at the University of Toledo and played basketball there two years. He played briefly for the SPHA's in the ABL.

He and his first wife, Mollie, had two sons. He later remarried to Carolyn.




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Obituary

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Al Vogel

Alfred Vogel


Born:
c. 1925


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Career
(High School)
1945-46 Columbia University (College)
1946-47 Columbia University (College)
1947-48 Columbia University (College)
1948-49 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)

6'1 170

Vogel played basketball and tennis at Columbia.

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Buddy Thompson

William "Buddy" Thompson


Born:
c. 1929


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Career
1948-49 Benjamin Franklin High School - New York City (High School)
1948-49 Bridgeport Newfield Steelers (ABL)
1950-51 Saratoga Harlem Yankees (ABL)
1951-52 Broadway Colored Clowns (Independent)
1954-55 New York Rens (Independent)
1954-55 Broadway Colored Clowns (Independent)
1957-58 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EBL)
1958-59 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EBL)
1959-60 Milford Chiefs (Independent)
1960-61 Williamsport Billes (EBL)
1961-62 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EBL)
1961-62 Hazleton Hawks (EBL)

Played one game for Bridgeport, scoring 2 points in 1948/49 season.

6'5 from New York City.

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Stan Starkman

Stanley "Stitch" Starkman


Born:
c. 1924


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Career
1942-43 Monroe High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1948-49 Broklyn Gothams (ABL)


I think it's Stanley Starkmen (1925-2007)

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Frank Stanczak

Frank M. Stanczak


Born:
August 17, 1929
Philadelphia, PA ??

Died:
January 11, 2011
Philadelphia, PA


Career
1945-46 Roxborough High School - Philadelphia (High School)
1946-47 Roxborough High School - Philadelphia (High School)
1948-49 Philadelphia SPHA's (ABL)

Scored 55 point in a high school game in 1947, a state record that stood until Wilt Chamberlain broke it with 70 in 1954

Longtime employee for post office

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Philadelphia Daily News, January 13, 2011

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Bill Spiers

Bill Spiers


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Career
1948-49 Hartford Hurricanes (ABL)

No leads.

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Tony Sisti

Tony Sisti


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Career
(High School)
1946-47 Seton Hall University (College)
1947-48 Seton Hall University (College)
1948-49 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1948-49 New Jersey Reds (Independent)
1949-50 Schenectady Packers (ABL)

6'6

I see pictures of a Anthony J. Sisti at Riverdale / Manhattan Prep 1946 and that dude is tall. It could be him, but he did not play on the basketball team there, according to the yearbook

Not Anthony Joseph Sisti (1926-2011) from New Jersey.

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