Wednesday, May 29, 2019

1947-48 Mohawk Redskins (NYSL)

1947-48 MOHAWK REDSKINS
NEW YORK STATE PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE
Western Division
Coach Wilbur Crisp in his playing days
Finished: 11-19 .367 (17-19 .472*) , 2nd place

Divisional  Semi-finals - Defeated Utica, 2-0
League Championship - Lost to Cohoes, 3-1

Mohawk struggled most of the season as coach Wilbur Crisp kept tinkering with his roster to find the right combination. They ousted the defending champions Utica in the Divisional Semis and defeated Cohoes in the first game of the league championship series, but the lost the next three to give the title to the Mastadons.

 * Four forfeit wins from Oswego, one from Glens Falls, one from Schenectady

Head Coach: 
  • Wilbur Crisp (January 22, 1891 - January 15, 1969)

PLAYERS:
  • George Faust 
  • Billy Hoeppel (July 22, 1921 - October 19, 1995)
  • Tom McTiernan (June 14, 1923 - January 6, 2009)
  • Jim Schults (July 9, 1920 - April 11, 2009)
  • Charlie Swart (June 22, 1920 - January 16, 1987)
  • John Varsoke (February 8, 1921 - October 28, 2003)

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