Friday, May 4, 2018

1946-47 Newark Bobcats / Yonkers Chiefs (ABL)

1946-47 NEWARK BOBCATS / YONKERS CHIEFS
AMERICAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE (II)
Northern Division
7-17 .292, 5th place

The Newark club relocated their home games to Kingston on December 23, 1946. They would move once again to Yonkers to become the Chiefs, on January 22, 1947, before dropping out of the league completely in February. Frankel coached the team while in Newark. He was replaced by Rody Cooney when the team moved to Kingston and stayed on when they moved to Yonkers.

Head coaches:
  • Moe Frankel (January 5, 1913 - March 9, 2008) 3-8 Also played. See below.
  • Rody Cooney (May 17, 1902 - September 29, 1965) 4-9

PLAYERS: 
  • Barrett 
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  • Al Benson     
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  • Sid Blair (September 8, 1917 - December 1982)
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  • Sol Broder (July 13, 1920 - June 21, 2004)
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  • Jerry Bussell (October 17, 1919 - October 2, 1995)
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  • Johnny Cerrone (November 18, 1918 - December 14, 1973)
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  • Al Cito (July 12, 1920 - February 7, 2010)
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  • Ed Conaty (October 28, 1911 - February 24, 1977)
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  • Red Dehnert (January 24, 1924 - September 23, 1994)
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  • Joe Dinkwoods (January 21, 1917 - December 26, 1994)
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  • Larry Dodick (August 15, 1914 - February 11, 1999)
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  • Moe Frankel (January 25, 1913 - March 9, 2008)
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  • Moe Goldman (May 30, 1913 - May 7, 1989)
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  • Bill Henry (May 23, 1924 - April 24, 1999)
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  • Tony Krygier (September 25, 1915 - November 5, 2010)
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  • Len Lesser 
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Art Lockheed
  • Swede Masin (June 7, 1920 - September 10, 2005)
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  • Jack McGuirk (November 8, 1915 - February 13, 1996)
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  • Abe Novak (September 23, 1917 - September 30, 1987)
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  • Jackie Peters (April 17, 1916 - January 27, 1995)
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Pine
Red Powers
Max Scharf
  • Lou Simon (February 13, 1916 - December 1973)
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  • Ed "Red" Stevens 
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Don Otten signed with the club but haven't seen his name in a box score yet. Not all box scores have been located,

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