Monday, November 6, 2017

Tom Barlow

Thomas Bryan "Tarzan" Barlow

July 9. 1896
Trenton, NJ

September 26, 1983
Point Pleasant, NJ

1911-12 Trenton CC (TCL)
1912-13 Trenton (Independent)
1913-14 East Trenton Laurels (Independent)
1914-15 East Trenton Laurels (Independent)
1915-16 East Trenton Laurels (Independent)
1915-16 Trenton Marshalls (Independent)
1915-16 Trenton Tigers (EBL)
1916-17 Trenton Royal Bengals (EBL)
1916-17 De Neri Duddies /Allentown (EBL)
1917-18 De Neri Duddies (EBL)
1917-18 East Trenton Laurels (Independent)
1918-19 Military Service
1919-20 Trenton Royal Bengals (EBL)
1919-20 Wilkes-Barre Barons (PSL)
1919-20 Passaic A.A. (IBL)
1919-20 Paterson Silk Sox (IBL)
1920-21 Trenton Bengals (EBL)
1920-21 Wilkes-Barre Barons (PSL)
1921-22 Trenton Royal Bengals (EBL)
1922-23 Trenton Tigers (EBL)
1922-23 Greenpoint Knights of St.Anthony (MBL)
1922-23 Brooklyn Knights of St.Anthony (Independent)
1923-24 Greenpoint Knights of St.Anthony (MBL)
1923-24 Trenton Tigers (MBL)
1923-24 Holy Name (PBL)
1924-25 Greenpoint Knights of St.Anthony (MBL)
1924-25 Tri-Council (PBL)
1924-25 Pottsville Big-Five (AnBL)
1925-26 Greenpoint Knights of St.Anthony (MBL)
1925-26 Trenton Bengals (EBL)
1926-26 Philadelphia Sphas (Independent)
1926-27 Greenpoint Knights of St.Anthony / Trenton (NYN)
1926-27 Baltimore Orioles (ABL)
1926-27 Philadelphia Quakers (ABL)
1927-28 Philadelphia Warriors (ABL)
1928-29 Trenton Royal Bengals (ABL)
1928-29 Philadelphia Sphas (Independent)
1928-29 New York Beckman All-Stars (Independent)
1929-30 Syracuse All Americans (ABL)
1929-30 Wilmington (EBL)
1930-31 Wilmington (TSBL)
1931-32 Philadelphia Jaspers (EBL)
1931-32 Bridgeton Moose (EBL)
1931-32 Camden Skeeters (EBL)


Barlow was a talented athlete out of Trenton, playing football and baseball as well as basketball while a youth. He turned pro at the age of 16 with a basketball team in Trenton, beginning a long career that would finish with a ticket to the Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1932, he quit playing and became a building inspector in Trenton, as well as operating a construction company with his brother.

Tom and his wife, Mildred, had a son and a daughter.

Daily Record (Morristown, NJ), September 29, 1983


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