Saturday, January 13, 2018

Moe Frankel

Morris Frankel

January 25, 1913
New York, NY

March 9, 2008
Hackensack, NJ

1931-32 New York Vesa Club (AAU)
1931-32 Fitchburg Reipas (AAU)
1932-33 Bronx (MBL)
1933-34 Bronx Americans (ABL)
1934-35 New Britain Jackaways (ABL)
1934-35 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1935-36 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1936-37 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1936-37 Plymouth (PSL)
1936-37 New York Whirlwinds (Independent)
1937-38 Jersey Reds (ABL)
1937-38 Plymouth (NYPA)
1938-39 Troy Haymakers (ABL)
1939-40 Troy Celtics (ABL)
1940-41 Brooklyn Celtics (ABL)
1940-41 Troy (NYSL)
1941-42 Wilmington Blue Rombers (ABL)
1942-43 Wilmington Clippers (Independent)
1942-43 Camden / Brooklyn Indians (ABL)
1943-44 Wilmington Blue Bombers (ABL)
1944-45 Wilmington Bombers (ABL) Head coach / player
1945-46 Paterson Crescents (ABL) Head coach / player
1946-47 Newark Bobcats (ABL) Head coach / player
1946-47 Troy Celtics (ABL)

Moe wasn't even 20 years old when he signed on to play for the Bronx team in the MBL. A good defender and team leader, Frankel played basketball professionally through 1947, with most of his time spent in the ABL. He filled in as head coach for a handful of games with Wilmington and Paterson.

He is not related to another pro hoopster from the era, Nat Frankel.



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