Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Fiddle Morley

James S. "Fiddle" Morley

June 5, 1901
Boston, MA

August 24, 1968
Jamaica Plain, MA

1916-17 Boston College High School - Boston (High School)
1917-18 Boston College High School - Boston (High School)
1918-19 Georgetown University (College)
1919-20 Boston College (College)
1920-21 Boston College (College)
1921-22 St. Alphonsus A.A. - Boston (Independent)
1921-22 Adams (IBL)
1921-22 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1922-23 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1923-24 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1924-25 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1925-26 Boston Whirlwinds (ABL) Head coach / player
1927-28 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1927-28 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1928-29 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1929-30 Boston University - Freshmen (College) Head coach
1929-30 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1930-31 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1931-32 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1932-33 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1933-34 Boston Whirlwinds (Independent)
1934-35 Boston Trojans (ABL) Head coach / player

After being captain of the high school team at BCHS, Morley went to Georgetown for one year where he played football and basketball. He then returned home to play for Boston College. He started a long professional career after that, joining independent Boston team St. Alphonsus and also played with Adams in the Interstate Basketball League. He became an intergral part of the Boston Whirlwinds for many years, including the first season of the ABL. The Whirlwinds returned to the ABL as the Boston Trojans in 1934. Morley died in 1968.

Warren Tribune, December 9, 1925


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