Friday, October 5, 2018

Leroy Watkins

Leroy J. Watkins

October 3, 1925

September 23, 2008
Flushing, NY

1948-49 CCNY (College)
1949-50 CCNY (College)
1950-51 Saratoga Harlem Yankees (ABL)
1951-52 Saratoga / Schenectady Yankees (ABL) Did he play?
1952-53 Middletown Guards (ABL)
1952-53 Saratoga / Glens Falls Harlem Yankees (ABL)*
1952-53 Pawtucket Slaters (ABL)

* listed as Mel Watkins. Pretty sure it is Leroy.

A player at CCNY during the point-shaving scandal, Watkins, innocent of any wrong-doing, would go on to play in the ABL for a few years.

Watkins brother, Cecil, worked for the NBA in the offices in New York City..



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