Monday, January 8, 2018

1933-34 Hoboken / Camden / New Britain (ABL)

1933-34 HOBOKEN THOUTOTS / CAMDEN BREWERS / NEW BRITAIN PALACE
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
First Half:
5-19 .208, 8th place
Second Half:
7-5 .583, 2nd place

The team began the season in Hoboken, but after losing their first two games, they team dropped and was replaced by the Camden Brewers on November 28, 1933. The Brewers also struggled, both on the floor and at the gate, and on January 9, 1934, they moved to New Britain, Connecticut. With a 2-10 record at the time of the move to New Britain, the new location and personnel changes improved the club's fortunes, and they even managed to finish in second place in the second half.


Head Coaches: 
  • Doc Lisa (April 25, 1894 - April 16, 1973) 0-2
  • Pop Morgenweck (July 15, 1875 - December 8, 1941) 2-8
  • Henry Zaleski (December 14, 1908 - March 9, 1966) 10-14 Also played. See below

PLAYERS:
  • Paulie Adamo (January 11, 1907 - February 29, 1972)
Biography

  • Hook Andersen (April 8, 1912 - September 23, 1975)
Biography 

  • Hank Arbour (January 25, 1907 - April 1978)
Biography

  • Dave Bass (June 21, 1911 - December 13, 1996)
Biography 

  • Bill Bergin (July 12, 1899 - May 1, 1997)
Biography 

  • Paul Boesch (October 2, 1912 - March 7, 1989)
Biography

  • Gaza Chizmadia (January 12, 1906 - April 23, 1987)
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  • George Clift (c. 1905 - April 23, 1934)
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  • Joe Davidoff
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  • Deene 
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  • Richie Deighan (February 3, 1900 - March 3, 1987)
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  • Frank DePhillips (September 20, 1908 - July 1984)
Biography

  • Larry Dodick (August 15, 1914 - February 11, 1999)
Biography

  • Stan Entrup (March 16, 1907 - May 15, 1978)
Biography 

  • Harry Hamilton   
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  • Babe Hurley (March 23, 1908 - March 9, 1985)
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  • Carl Husta (April 8, 1902 - November 6, 1951)
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  • John Jacobs  
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  • Ray Kennedy (November 10, 1893 - February 1976)
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  • Jimmy Kent (February 8, 1906 - July 29, 1993)
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  • Hank Kurtyka (July 8, 1909 - December 14, 1998)
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  • Jimmy Lennon (December 7, 1906 - April 12, 1988)
Biography


  • Babe Lyman (January 1, 1907 - November 25, 1964)
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  • Joe McEnroe (March 24, 1911 - January 31, 1966)
Biography


  • Mickey McNiff (August 5, 1908 - August 1978)
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  • Bill Miles 
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  • Stretch Miller (March 7, 1901 - April 21, 1998)
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  • Heine Mueller 
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  • Jim Picken (August 7, 1903 - April 2, 1975)
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  • Willie Putzer (June 22, 1909 - May 6, 1990)
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  • Moe Spahn (May 3, 1912 - June 11, 1991)
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  • Moon Stetkewicz (February 24, 1909 - June 6, 1991)
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  • Eddie Taylor (March 10, 1911 - October 21, 1988)
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  • Worm Wearshing (August 20, 1906 - August 6, 1991)
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  • Henry Zaleski (December 14, 1908 - March 9, 1966)
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Hoboken:

Adamo
Bergen
Boesch
Jacobs
Kent
McEnore
Steckowitz


Camden:
Adamo
Bergen
Davidoff
Deighan
Dodick
Clift
Hamilton
Jacobs
Kennedy
Kurtyka
 McNiff
Miller
Pickens
Stekowitz
Wershing

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