Friday, May 4, 2018

1946-47 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)

1946-47 BROOKLYN GOTHAMS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
Northern Division
24-10 .706, 1st place
First Round: Lost to Baltimore, 2-1

The Gotham's rolled off to a great start, winning 13 of their first 16 games including eight straight victories. On February 3, the club sold their highest scorer, Frido Frey, to the BAA's Knicks. This prompted head coach Marty Cohen to resign and Bob Greenberg took over the club for the remainder of the season. They still won the division but lost in the first round of the playoffs to Baltimore.
Head Coaches:  
  • Marty Cohen ( - ) 22-7
  • Bob Greenberg ( - ) 2-3

PLAYERS: 
  • Irving "Pickles" Banks (March 31, 1919 - June 23, 2012)
Biography 

  • Saul Cohen (April 22, 1921 - March 14, 2018)
Biography 

  • Ted Delson (December 5, 1916 - September 15, 1995)
Biography 

  • Johnny Ezersky (March 21, 1922 - February 20, 2012)
Biography

  • Warren Fenley (February 8, 1922 - January 18, 2009)
Biography

  • Frido Frey (October 26, 1921 - May 16, 2000)
Biography

  • Sol Kopitko (September 28, 1912 - May 1971)
Biography 

  • Harry Kovner 
Biography

xxx Makin or Maklin

  • Les Mintz (June 27, 1921 - November 10, 2016)
Biography 

Dick Murphy
  • Sid Rabin (July 22, 1916 - June 23, 2007)
Biography 

Connie Tombs or Toombs

  • Lester Walsh (December 21, 1919 - August 11, 1996)
Biography

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