Tuesday, June 4, 2019

1948-49 Schenectady Packers (NYSL)

1948-49 SCHENECTADY PACKERS
NEW YORK STATE PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE
Finished: 14-13 .519 (15-13 .536*), 4th place

Semi-Finals: Lost to Mohawk, 2-1

With a new sponsor / owner from the previous season, the former Comets were now the Packers and also a better team with Honey Russell as the coach. The finished in fourth place and made the playoffs, losing to Mohawk in the semis. After the NYSL disbanded, the Packers joined the ABL where they would play four games in the 1949-50 season before folding.

* One forfeit loss to Saratoga


Head Coach: 

PLAYERS:
  • Dan Davis 
  • Jack or Les Doctor (or Doktor) 
  • Frankel   
  • Kelly  
  • Don Kotter (December 29, 1920 - November 11, 1985)
  • Machmann   
  • Rosenmann 
  • Chuck Yund (December 12. 1918 - September 5, 1961)

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