Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Irv Rothenberg

Irwin Paul Rothenberg

December 31, 1921
The Bronx, NY

July 18, 2009
Delray Beach, FL

Roosevelt High School - The Bronx, NY (High School)
1941-42 Long Island University (College)
1942-43 Long Island University (College)
1942-43 Fort Monmouth (Military)
1943-44 Long Island University (College)
1943-44 Peterboro Bendix Aviation (Military)
1944-45 Philadelphia SPHA's (ABL)
1944-45 Hartford Pros (Independent)
1944-45 Newark CO2's (Independent)
1945-46 Philadelphia SPHA's (ABL)
1945-46 New York Gothams (ABL)
1946-47 Cleveland Rebels (BAA)
1947-48 Washington Capitols (BAA)
1947-48 Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
1947-48 St. Louis Bombers (BAA)
1948-49 New York Knicks (BAA)
1949-50 Schenectady Packers (ABL)
1949-50 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1950-51 Paterson Crescents (ABL)

Irv served in the U.S. Army during World War 2.

In January of 1948, the Bullets traded Rothenberg to the Bombers for Grady Lewis. St. Louis would sell him to the Knicks just prior to the 48-49 season.

He was married to Gloria and they had a son and a daughter. He later remarried to Esther.

Sun Sentinel Obituary


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