Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Hank Rosenstein

Henry Rosenstein

June 16, 1920
Brooklyn, NY

February 27, 2010
Boca Raton, FL

Boys High School - Brooklyn (High School)
CCNY (College) - Apparently did not play basketball there
1941-42 Brooklyn Jewish Center (Independent)
1944-45 Naval Armed Guard (Military)
1946-47 New York Knicks (BAA)
1946-47 Providence Steamrollers (BAA)
1947-48 Scranton Miners (ABL)
1947-48 Cohoes Mastadons (NYSL)
1948-49 Scranton Miners (ABL)
1948-49 Cohoes Mastadons (NYSL) 
1949-50 Scranton Miners (ABL)
1950-51 Scranton Miners (ABL)
1951-52 Saratoga Yankees (ABL)
1952-53 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL)
1952-53 Elmira Colonels (ABL) 
1956-57 Scranton Miners (EBL) Head coach
1957-58 Scranton Miners (EBL) Head coach
1958-59 Scranton Miners (EBL) Head coach
1959-60 Scranton Miners (EBL) Head coach 
1961-62 Williamsport Billies (EBL) Head coach
1963-64 Scranton Miners (EBL) Head coach
1964-65 Scranton Miners (EBL) Head coach
1965-66 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EBL) Head coach
1966-67 Asbury Park Boardwalkers (EBL) Head coach
1967-68 Asbury Park Boardwalkers (EBL) Head coach

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2. He played in the BAA, including as a participant in the first BAA game with the Knicks. He moved to the Scranton Miners of the ABL, and played in the ABL for six seasons. He would become a head coach in the Eastern League for many years.  professional basketball for five years. He later coached semi-pro basketball.

He died in Florida of heart failure at the age of 89. He had three sons.

Grave and Obit


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