Monday, February 5, 2018

1936-37 New York Jewels (ABL)

1936-37 NEW YORK JEWELS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
First Half:
7-10 .412, 4th place
Second Half:
4-15 .211, 6th place

On March 7, 1937, the Jewels team was joined members of the LIU Blackbirds who finished their collegiate season. Kramer, Norton, Julie Bender, Heilwell and Merson all were recent grads who played that day.
  • Head Coach: Eddie Wilde (June 14, 1895 - March 9, 1984)

PLAYERS:
  • Matty Begovich (October 2, 1910 - November 20, 1966)
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  • Julie Bender (April 2, 1914 - January 13, 1982)
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  • Lou Bender (March 8, 1910 - September 10, 2009)
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  • Moe Dublier (February 20, 1915 - April 22, 2003)
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  • Rip Gerson (April 6, 1906 - March 2, 1961)
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  • George Goldsmith (April 1914 - May 30, 1977)
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  • Murray Heilweil (May 1, 1911 - August 4, 1991)
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  • Mac Kinsbruner (March 21, 1909 - February 16, 1972)
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  • Ben Kramer (May 3, 1913 - February 3, 1999)
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  • Mickey Kupperberg (March 17, 1914 - February 11, 2003)
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  • Venty Lieb (April 18, 1912 - February 3, 1990)
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  • Leo Merson (May 1, 1915 - May 8, 2001)
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  • Ken Norton (May 7, 1914 - July 11, 1996)
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  • Jake Pelkington (January 3, 1916 - May 1, 1982) 
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  • Mac Posnack (June 23, 1909 - June 30, 1978)
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  • Honey Russell (May 31, 1902 - November 15, 1973)
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  • Allie Schuckman (November 25, 1907 - April 29, 1982)
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  • Willie Schwartz (October 11, 1915 - May 13, 1990)
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  • George Slott (June 9, 1912 - February 22, 1962)
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  • Sam Winograd (November 28, 1913 - July 25, 1998)

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