Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Sonny Hertzberg

Sidney "Sonny" Hertzberg

July 29, 1922
Brooklyn, NY

July 25, 2005
Woodmere, NY

1937-38 Tilden High School - Brooklyn, NY (High School)
1938-39 Tilden High School - Brooklyn, NY (High School)
1939-40 CCNY (College)
1940-41 CCNY (College)
1941-42 CCNY (College)
1941-42 Albany (NYSL)
1942-43 New York Jewels (ABL)
1943-44 New York Americans (ABL)
1944-45 New York Westchesters (ABL)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1946-47 New York Knicks (BAA)
1947-48 New York Knicks (BAA)
1947-48 Washington Capitols (BAA)
1948-49 Washington Capitols (BAA)
1949-50 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1950-51 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1951-52 Washington Capitols (ABL)
1951-52 Manchester British Americans (ABL)
1952-53 Manchester British Americans (ABL)

After a lengthy professional basketball career, he worked as a scout and broadcaster for the Knicks, and later became a senior executive at Bear Stearns. Sonny died of heart failure in 2005.

He was married to Irene and they had a son and a daughter.

Jews In Sports
NY Times Obituary
NY Daily News Obituary


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