Tuesday, November 28, 2017

1927-28 Washington Palace Five / Brooklyn Visitations (ABL)

1927-28 WASHINGTON PALACE FIVE / BROOKLYN VISITATIONS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (I)
Eastern Division
25-26 .490, 3rd place (Palace Five 6-14, Visitations 19-12)


The Washington got off to a poor start and on January 2, 1928, the team folded and was replaced by the Brooklyn Visitations. Five players from Washington were sold to Brooklyn. The team performed better after the transfer, but still finished third.

  • Head Coaches: 
Ray Kennedy (November 10, 1893 - February 1976) 7-16 Also played. See Below
John Donlin (August 26, 1889 - November 22, 1964) 18-10


PLAYERS: 

PALACE FIVE:
  • Jude Baesman (September 13, 1897 - August 1971)
Biography


  • Willie Carey (September 30, 1896 - December 1969)
Biography 

  • Gaza Chizmadia (January 12, 1906 - April 23, 1987)
Biography 

  • Red Conaty (February 12, 1904 - May 27, 1979)
Biography

  • Rody Cooney (May 17, 1902 - September 29, 1965)
Biography

  • Swede Grimstead (March 23, 1891 - March 28, 1934)
Biography

  • Mark Harper (August 11, 1904 - September 17, 1995)
Biography 


  • Ray Kennedy (November 10, 1893 - February 1976)
Biography

  • Howie Meyers (August 3, 1907 - April 5, 1990)
Biography 

  • Chick Passon (May 30, 1900 - February 27, 1989)
Biography

  • Elmer Ripley (July 21, 1891 - April 29, 1982)
Biography 

  • Rusty Saunders (March 12, 1906 - November 24, 1967)
Biography

  • Lou Schneiderman (January 10, 1899 - December 18, 1972)
Biography



VISITATIONS:
  • Cliff Anderson (March 2, 1903 - June 7, 1992)
Biography

  • Joe Brennan (November 15, 1900 - May 10, 1989)
Biography

  • Red Conaty (February 12, 1904 - May 27, 1979)
Biography

  • Rody Cooney (May 17, 1902 - September 29, 1965)
Biography

  • Mark Harper (August 11, 1904 - September 17, 1995)
Biography 


  • Pat Herlihy (c. 1910 - May 17, 1951)
Biography

  • Ray Kennedy (November 10, 1893 - February 1976)
Biography

  • Howie Meyers (August 3, 1907 - April 5, 1990)
Biography 

  • Rusty Saunders (March 12, 1906 - November 24, 1967)
Biography

  • Willie Scrill (September 1, 1907 - November 23, 1977)
Biography

  • Bucky Williams 
Biography

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