Friday, February 2, 2018

Sam Kaplan

Samuel E. Kaplan

December 22, 1912
Brooklyn, NY

July 1, 1998
Miami, FL

1929-30 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1930-31 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1931-32 Dux Club (AAU)
1932-33 Dux Club (AAU)
1933-34 Dux Club (AAU)
1934-35 Dux Club (AAU)
1935-36 Dux Club (AAU)
1935-36 New York Jewels (ABL)
1935-36 New York Whirlwinds (Independent)
1936-37 New York Whirlwinds (Independent)
1936-37 Tunnhannock (PSL)
1937-38 New York Celtics (ABL)
1938-39 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
1939-40 Kingston Colonials (ABL)
1939-40 Troy Celtics (ABL)
1940-41 Brooklyn Celtics (ABL)
1941-42 Wilmington Blue Bombers (ABL)
1941-42 Glens Falls (NYSL)
1942-43 Camden Indians (ABL)
1942-43 New York Jewels (ABL)
1942-43 Brooklyn Indians (ABL)
1945-46 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)

Despite being highly recruited by colleges out of high school, Kaplan decided to go the professional route instead, playing for the Dux AAU club. This would turn into a very lengthy basketball career in the ABL.

For some reason, his name appears as "Chamberlain" in boxscore of a Kingston-Philly game printed in the Deceember 16, 1938 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer.



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