Wednesday, August 1, 2018

1948-49 Trenton Tigers (ABL)

Coach Red Smith
1948-49 TRENTON TIGERS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
25-16 .610, 3rd place

Semi-Finals: Lost to Wilkes-Barre, 2-0

The Tigers got off to a slow 3-9 start before turning it on and climbing to a third-place finish. Jack Hewson scored around 21 points per game to lead the team as they headed into the ABL playoffs. The Tigers lost to the eventual champions Wilkes-Barre in the semi-finals.

Head Coach: 
  • Leroy "Red" Smith (September 21, 1895 - November 27, 1970)

PLAYERS:
  • Eddie Boyle (June 15, 1917 - March 16, 1999)
Biography

  • Paul Chadick (May 25, 1918 - December 28, 1999)
Biography 

  • George Feigenbaum (July 2, 1928 - December 25, 2000)
Biography 

  • Frank Frascella (July 28, 1922 - December 10, 2014)
Biography 

  • Gorham Getchell (August 14, 1920 - July 7, 1980)
Biography

  • Earl Hafner (July 29, 1921 - March 15, 1988)
Biography 

  • Jack Hewson (September 7, 1924 - June 26, 2012)
Biography

  • Charley Hoefer (September 16, 1921 - June 12, 1983)
Biography

  • Joe Howard  
Biography

  • Jerry Kelly (June 14, 1918 - July 23, 1996)
Biography

  • Herb Krautblatt (November 19, 1926 - February 10, 1999)
Biography

  • Mike McCarron (March 2, 1922 - October 2, 1991)
Biography

  • Jack McLaughlin (August 20, 1923 - March 28, 2002)
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  • Fred Price (August 12, 1924 - September 29, 2012)
Biography

  • Al Rossi (November 27, 1925 - April 17, 2007)
Biography 

  • Sam Roth  
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