Tuesday, July 10, 2018

1947-48 Paterson Crescents (ABL)

1947-48 PATERSON CRESCENTS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
19-16 .543, 2nd place

Semi-finals: Defeated Scranton, 2-0
ABL Championship: Lost to Wilkes-Barre, 2-1

Head Coaches: 
  • Ace Abbott (March 20, 1917 - October 8, 1960) 3-5 Also played. See below.
  • Leo Merson (May 1, 1915 - May 8, 2001) 16-11

PLAYERS:
  • Ace (Abbott) Goldstein  (March 20, 1917 - October 8, 1960)
Biography

  • Al Benson     
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  • Si Boardman (August 24,1915 - March 24, 1950)
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  • Brownie Carroll (January 27, 1919 - February 16, 2010)
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  • Chuck Connors (April 10, 1921 - November 10, 1992)
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  • Irv Davis (January 10, 1915 - October 30, 2010)
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  • Hank DeZonie (February 12, 1922 - January 2, 2009)
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  • Larry Doby (December 13, 1923 - June 18, 2003)
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  • Bobby Dorn (June 21, 1920 - December 27, 1979)
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  • Frido Frey (October 26, 1921 - May 16, 2000)
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  • Bill Goebel (September 16, 1921 - December 25, 1998)
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  • Ed Kassler (July 21, 1923 - March 7, 2011)
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  • Ken Keller (August 16, 1922 - February 24, 1983)
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  • Len Lesser 
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  • Frank Mangiapane (August 5, 1925 - July 31, 2005)
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  • Bill McKeever (January 15, 1918 - January 24, 2007)
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  • Bob Mullens (November 1, 1922 - July 15, 1989)
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  • Dick Murphy (March 10, 1921 - October 22, 1973)
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  • Marty Powers (March 27, 1928 - December 21, 1991)
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  • Ash Resnick (March 6, 1916 - January 18, 1989)
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  • Ossie Schectman (March 30, 1919 - July 30, 2013)
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  • Sid Tanenbaum (October 8, 1925 - September 4, 1986)
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NOTE: Hartford's Verne Cox accidentally tipped in a basket for Paterson on December 21, 1947, so those two points appear in Paterson stats for the season. This was the second of these type of occurrences in ABL history.

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