Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Barry Kreisberg

Barrett Gerald Kreisberg


Born:
January 7, 1925
Manhattan, NY

Died:
December 29, 1997
White Plains, NY


Career
1940-41 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1941-42 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1945-46 George Washington University (College)
1946-47 George Washington University (College)
1947-48 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1948-49 Utica Olympics (NYSL)
1948-49 Cohoes Mastadons (NYSL)
1949-50 Washington All-Stars (Independent)
1949-50 Brooklyn Paramounts (Independent)

1950-51 York Victory AC (EPBL)

Born in Manhattan to Davis and Beatrice Kreisberg, Barry graduated from James Madison HS in Brooklyn and served in the military during World War 2. He graduated from George Washington where the 6'5 athlete played basketball, and he played pro basketball for a few years following. He would practice law, working in civil rights and was also the president of the Harkness Foundation for Dance. He died of a heart attack in 1997.


Source:
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 4, 1998

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