Friday, December 8, 2017

Paulie Adamo

Paul Ferdinand Adamo

January 11, 1907
Hoboken, NJ

February 29, 1972
Hoboken, NJ

Panzer College of Physical Education  - East Orange, NJ (College)
1928-29 Hoboken Saints (Independent)
1928-29 Trenton Royal Bengals (ABL)
1929-30 Wilmington (EL)
1930-31 Wilmington (TSL)
1930-31 Hoboken Saints (Independent)
1931-32 Wilmington Cardinals (EBL)
1931-32 Union City Reds (NBL)
1931-32 Hoboken Lisas (MBL)
1932-33 Wilmington Cats (EBL)
1932-33 Hoboken Lisas (MBL)
1933-34 Hoboken Thoutots / Camden Brewers (ABL)
1933-34 Union City Reds (ABL)
1934-35 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1935-36 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1936-37 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1937-38 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1937-38 Pittston (NYPA)
1938-39 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1939-40 Jersey Reds (ABL) Head coach / player
1941-42 Pittsfield (NYSL)
1942-43 Original Celtics (Independent)
1945-46 Jersey Reds (Independent) Head coach / player
1946-47 Jersey City Atoms (ABL) Head coach

Born in New Jersey to Baldwin and Concetta Adamo, Pail went to the old Panzer College of Physical Education in New Jersey (which in 1958 would merge with Montclair State Teachers College to become Montclair University). He would be one of the leading scorers in the American and Eastern leagues. He served in the Army during World War 2, and after the war, returned to the Jersey Reds, now an independent team, as a player and head coach. He would quit as a player after the year, but started the 1946-47 season as the head coach of the Jersey City Atoms. He was dismissed after the club lost their first four games.

Paulie married Margaret Kenny (1908-1997) in 1930

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 1, 1938


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