Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Chick Passon

Herman Charles "Chick" Passon

May 30, 1900
Kiev, Russia

February 27, 1989
Philadelphia, PA

1918-19 SPHA's - Philadelphia (ALP)
1919-20 University of Pennsylvania (College) Freshmen
1919-20 SPHA's - Philadelphia (ALP)
1920-21 Philadelphia Phillies (EBL)
1920-21 Philadelphia Nativity (ALP)
1921-22 Philadelphia Phillies (EBL)
1921-22 Philadelphia SPHA's (Independent)
1922-23 Atlantic City Sandsnipers (EBL)
1922-23 Philadelphia Jewels (EBL)
1922-23 St.Peter’s (PBL)
1923-24 Kingston Shirtmakers (MBL)
1923-24 SPHA's - Philadelphia (PBL)
1924-25 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1924-25 SPHA's - Philadelphia (PBL)
1925-26 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1925-26 SPHA's - Philadelphia (EBL)
1926-27 Philadelphia Quakers (ABL)
1927-28 Washington Palace Five (ABL)
1928-29 Paterson Whirlwinds (ABL)
1928-29 Trenton Royal Bengals (ABL)
1928-29 Bridgeton (SJL)
1928-29 Philadelphia SPHA's (Independent)
1929-30 Philadelphia SPHA's (EBL)
1930-31 Philadelphia SPHA's (EBL)
1930-31 Philadelphia Elks (EBL)
1931-32 Philadelphia Moose (EBL)
1931-32 Philadelphia SPHA's (EBL)
1932-33 Philadelphia SPHA's (EBL)
1933-34 Philadelphia Passon (EBL) Head coach / player
1934-35 Philadelphia Phillies (EBL) Head coach
1935-36 Philadelphia Phillies (EBL) Head coach
1936-37 Atlantic City Sandsnipers (ABL) Head coach
1937-38 Consohohocken (NBL) Head coach

Born in Russia, Passon and his family came to the United States in 1906 and settled in Philadelphia. In the 1920's, Passon was a part-owner of one of the largest sporting good stores in Philly, and he also played pro basketball all the while and was a leader and organizer for sports and recreation with the state government as well as the city. His brothers Harry and Nathan also played pro basketball.

Chick was married to Pearl Bader and they had one son and one daughter.



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