Friday, November 2, 2018

1952-53 Pawtucket Slaters (ABL)

1952-53 PAWTUCKET SLATERS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
6-19 .240, 5th place

In their only ABL season, the Pawtucket Slaters didn't win a game until after Christmas, and finished the season dropping 9 of their last 10.

Head Coaches:  
  • Ernie Calverly (January 30, 1924 - October 20, 2003) Also played. See below.
  • Earl Shannon (November 23, 1921 - July 8, 2002) Also played. See below.

PLAYERS: 

  • Ed Bartels (October 8, 1925 - November 4, 2007)
Biography

  • Behrens 
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  • Ernie Calverley (January 30, 1924 - October 20, 2003)
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  • Ray Dombrosky (January 1, 1927 - December 9, 1982)
Biography

  • George Duffy (September 22, 1922 - May 23, 2015)
Biography

  • Jimmy Griffin
Biography 

  • Coulby Gunther (February 5, 1923 - July 14, 2005)
Biography

  • Whiffer Healy (December 30, 1927 - February 24, 2017)
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  • Dick Hole (May 3, 1925 - June 21, 1981)
Biography 

  • Bob Hubbard (December 27, 1922 - August 27, 2011)
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  • George Kaftan (February 22, 1928 - October 6, 2018)
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  • Jack Laub (b. May 9, 1926)
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  • Tom Leverte (September 28, 1927 - May 23, 2011)
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  • Mo Mahoney (November 20, 1927 - April 29, 2008)
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  • McGraw
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  • George McLeod (b. January 3, 1931)
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  • Joe Monteiro (July 2, 1926 - May 29, 2001)
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  • George Nostrand (January 25, 1924 - November 8, 1991)
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  • Mike Pappas (September 16, 1925 - December 29, 2011)
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  • Bill Pless (June 3, 1928 - October 25, 2001)
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  • Kenny Reeves (January 31, 1928 - June 25, 2017)
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  • Ray Rossi (April 29, 1931 - July 9, 2008)
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  • Earl Shannon (November 23, 1921 - July 8, 2002)
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  • Randy Sharp (June 8, 1929 - deceased)
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  • Wally Sheil (April 15, 1929 - June 23, 2002)
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  • Chuck Stewart 
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  • Stivers
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  • Leroy Watkins (October 3, 1925 - September 23, 2008)
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  • Mike Webb (July 23, 1927 - August 15, 2017)
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  • Tom Whipple (December 11, 1927 - December 12, 2002)
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