Tuesday, July 21, 2015

1937-38 Pittsburgh Pirates (NBL)

1937-38 PITTSBURGH PIRATES
NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Eastern Division
Finished: 8-5 .615, 3rd place

The franchise would last one more season in the NBL. Meyer "Buck" Gefsky (1900-1976) was the owner of the team, and he was also the league president. Gefsky has a successful Pittsburgh-area banker with Washington Trust Company as well as a former semi-pro player and basketball coach.



  • Head Coach: Dudey Moore (April 5, 1910 - April 8, 1984) Also played. See below
PLAYERS: 
  • Herbert Bonn (July 1914 - April 7, 1943)
Biography

  • Hyman Ginsburg (March 23, 1914 - March 2, 1986)
Biography

  • William Jesko (December 24, 1915 - October 21, 1961)
Biography

  • Ed Kweller (January 27, 1915 - April 1, 2003)
Biography

  • Tim Lawry (August 1, 1911 - September 19, 1999)
Biography

  • Walt Miller (July 20, 1915 - January 21, 2001)
Biography

  • Donald "Dudey" Moore (April 5, 1910 - April 8, 1984)
Biography

  • Martin Reiter (August 25, 1911 - February 6, 1986)
Biography

  • Ted Rigg (June 7, 1913 - January 1, 2002)
Biography

  • Donald Smith (October 8, 1910 - January 27, 1994)
Biography

  • Edward Wisbar (May 3, 1916 - April 9, 1967)
Biography

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