Friday, February 9, 2018

Jack McGuirk

John Patrick McGuirk

November 8, 1915
New York, NY

February 13, 1996
Pompano Beach, FL

1932-33 St. James High School - (High School)
1934-35 Manhattan College (College)
1935-36 Manhattan College (College)
1936-37 Manhattan College (College)
1936-37 New York Celtics (ABL)
1937-38 New York Celtics (ABL)
1937-38 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
1938-39 Danbury (CSL)
1939-40 Danbury (CSL)
1941-42 Kingston (NYSL)
1941-42 Albany (NYSL)
1944-45 Washington Capitols / Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1944-45 Trenton Tigers (ABL)
1945-46 Trenton Tigers (ABL)
1946-47 Newark Bobcats (ABL)
1946-47 Long Island-Bergen (NYNJ)

Jack graduated from Manhattan and immediately join the Celtics with a few of his teammates. In their first game with the Celtics on March 7, 1937, they failed to change the Celtics losing ways. McGuirk would return next year and wound up with a fairly long basketball career, also serving in the Merchant Marines during World War 2.



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