Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Joe Dreyfus

Joseph J. Dreyfus

December 11, 1892
Brooklyn, NY

April 25, 1974
Farmingdale, NY

1913-14 Syracuse Stars (NYSL)
1913-14 Utica Indians (NYSL)
1914-15 Cohoes (NYSL)
1914-15 Kingston Colonials (NYSL)
1915-16 Rosedale (NJ) (Independent)
1915-16 Norwalk 6th Co. (Independent)
1915-16 Stamford Stamfords (IBL)
1916-17 Stamford Stamfords (IBL)
1916-17 Danbury Danburians (IBL)
1916-17 Newark Turners (IBL) Head coach / player
1916-17 Scranton Miners (PSL) played under the name "Barney"
1916-17 De Neri Duddies (EBL)
1917-18 Norwalk 1st Home Guard (CSL)
1917-18 De Neri Duddies (EBL)
1918-19 Newark Turners (Independent)
1918-19 Staten Island Minesweepers (Independent)
1918-19 Staten Island Downey Shipyard (Independent)
1919-20 Pittston (PSL)
1919-20 Jersey City Skeeters (IBL)
1919-20 De Neri Daisies (EBL)
1919-20 Reading Bears (EBL)
1919-20 Pittsfield (NYSL)
1919-20 Holoyke All-Holyokers (IL)
1919-20 Brooklyn Non-Pereils (Independent)
1920-21 Reading Bears (EBL)
1920-21 Norwalk Company K (CSL)
1920-21 Plymouth Shawnees (PSL)
1920-21 Brooklyn Prospect Big-Five (Independent)
1921-22 Reading Bears (EBL)
1921-22 Utica Utes (NYSL)
1921-22 Brooklyn Pros (MBL)
1921-22 Springfield Gunners (IL)
1922-23 Schenectady Dorpians (NYSL)
1922-23 Amsterdam (NYSL)
1922-23 Philadelphia Jewels (EBL)
1922-23 Brooklyn Pros (MBL)
1922-23 Northamapton Hampers (IL)
1923-24 Albany Senators / Gloversville Wonder Workers (NYSL)
1923-24 Greenpoint Knights of St. Anthony (MBL)
1923-24 Brooklyn Visitations (MBL)
1923-24 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1924-25 Trenton Royal Bengals (MBL)
1924-25 Yonkers Leaguers (MBL)
1925-26 New York Pros (MBL)
1925-26 Paterson Legionaires (MBL)
1925-26 Newark Mets (MBL)
1926-27 Newburgh Hillsides / Jersey City Skeeters (NLN)
1926-27 Paterson Crescents (MBL)
1927-28 New York Celtics (ABL)
1927-28 Catskill Howitzers (MBL)
1927-28 Dunmore (PSL)
1934-35 Newark / New Britian Mules (ABL) Head coach
1938-39 Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL) Head coach
1938-39 Washington Brewers (ABL) Head coach

Born to Leo and Lenia Dreyfus, Joe went from high school right into pro and semi-pro basketball. The guard served in the U.S. Navy during World War 1 and returned to be one of the best guards in the east.

Joe and his wife, Josephine, had two sons and two daughters.



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