Monday, October 8, 2018

1951-52 Bridgeport Roesslers (ABL)

1951-52 BRIDGEPORT ROESSLERS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
9-22 .290, 6th place


Under new ownership, the Bridgeport team stumbled through the season, winning consecutive games only once and losing 10 of 11 on the final stretch.


Head Coaches:  
  • Jerry Rizzo (March 12, 1918 - August 27, 2011) 1-4 Also played. See below
  • Perry Pilotti (March 24, 1916 - July 27, 1993) 8-18

PLAYERS:
  • Bob Anderson 
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  • Hank Baietti (October 1, 1920 - June 26, 2006)
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  • Ed Bartels (October 8, 1925 - November 4, 2007)
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  • Al Bilosi
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  • Tommy Byrnes (February 19, 1923 - January 9, 1981)
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  • Jack Curran (b. 1924)
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  • Perry Del Purgatorio (August 29, 1928 - February 4, 2018)
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  • Ray Dombrosky (January 1, 1927 - December 9, 1982)
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  • George Feigenbaum (July 2, 1928 - December 25, 2000)
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  • Matty Forman (February 18, 1929 - February 24, 1991)
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  • Cecil Gabriel (b. October 2, 1929)
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  • Pat Gillen (March 19,1925 - October 5, 2006)
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  • Ernie Gomez (June 16, 1924 - June 19, 1963)
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  • John Gozdenovich (March 8, 1924 - July 7, 1997)
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  • Mickey Homa (October 16, 1923 - April 9, 2014)
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  • Joel Kaufman (March 8, 1927 - June 22, 1972)
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  • Bobby Knight (April 30, 1929 - May 23, 2008)
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  • Frank Lewis (b. January 1, 1930)
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  • Alex Petersen (July 20, 1924 - June 23, 2014)
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  • Jerry Rizzo (March 12, 1918 - August 27, 2011)
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  • Herb Scherer (December 21, 1928 - June 28, 2012)
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  • Tom Smith (July 5, 1927 - May 31, 1996)
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  • Big John Wilson
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  • Bill Zirkel (July 20, 1927 - October 24, 2011)
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