Thursday, October 19, 2017

Ray Kennedy

Raymond Vincent Kennedy

November 10, 1893
New York, NY

February 1976

1913-14 Rockville Centre Wizards (Independent)
1914-15 Rockville Centre Wizards (Independent)
1915-16 Rockville Centre Wizards (Independent)
1916-17 Brooklyn Trinity Triangles (Independent)
1917-18 Original Celtics (Independent)
1918-19 Original Celtics (Independent)
1919-20 Gloversville Glovermakers (NYSL)
1919-20 Pittsfield (NYSL)
1919-20 Plymouth Shawnees (PSL)
1919-20 New York (Independent)
1919-20 New York Lyceum (Independent)
1919-20 Brooklyn Knights (Independent)
1920-21 Albany Senators (NYSL)
1920-21 Westfield Whip Field AC (IL)
1920-21 Turners Falls Athletics (IL)
1921-22 Amsterdam (NYSL)
1921-22 New York MacDowell (MBL)
1921-22 Holyoke Reds (IL)
1922-23 Amsterdam Flashes (NYSL)
1922-23 Brooklyn Pros (MBL)
1922-23 Northhampton Hampers (IL)
1922-23 Holyoke Reds (IL)
1923-24 Brooklyn Visitation (MBL)
1923-24 Yonkers Leaguers (MBL)
1923-24 Amsterdam Flashes (NYSL)
1923-24 Cleveland Rosenblums (Independent)
1924-25 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1924-25 Washington Palace Five (Independent)
1924-25 Tamaqua (AnBL)
1925-26 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1925-26 Washington Palace Five (ABL) Head coach / player
1926-27 Washington Palace Five (ABL) Head coach / player
1927-28 Washington Palace Five (ABL)
1927-28 Brooklyn Visitations (ABL) Head coach / player
1928-29 Chicago Bruins (ABL) Head coach / player
1929-30 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1930-31 Chicago Bruins (ABL)
1931-32 Brooklyn Americans (Independent)
1931-32 Paterson Crescents (Independent)
1932-33 Jamaica Corbets (MBL)
1932-33 Brooklyn Americans MBL
1933-34 Camden Brewers (ABL)
1933-34 Yonkers Clintons (Independent)

Kennedy was a long-time basketball player who transformed the guard position in his playing career. He played for over 20 seasons around the east, even working as a player/coach. Despite his skills (he lead the ABL in scoring one season) and impact  on the sport, Kennedy is a forgotten star today.



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