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a.k.a. Americans, Gothams
1934-1947 14 1
The team dropped out during the 1st half of the 1941/42 season, but returned for the next season, before folding.
1934-1947 14 6
The team's name is an acronym, derived from South Philadelphia Hebrew Association, and the team's players, at least in its earlier years, were primarily Jewish.
1947-1947 1
The team was known as the Jersey City Atoms before moving to Scranton in 1946. They played in the ABL until 1953, which had reduced to minor league by that time.
a.k.a. Bombers
1942-1947 6 2
A powerhouse in the ABL during the 1940s, the eventually faded after they lost their entire starting lineup to the military during World War II.
1947-1947 1
The team was previously known as the Newark Bobcats before moving to Yonkers, but folded during their only season.
1945-1947 3
The team was previously known as the Washington Capitols.
a.k.a. Bengals, Moose
1934-1947 14 1
Known as the Trenton Potters in early 1900s, the Trenton Bengals (aka Royal Bengals) in the 1920s and 30s, and eventually as the Trenton Tigers in the 1940s before fading along with the ABL.
1947-1947 1
Hartford Nutmegs played for only one season in 1945, finishing with a record of 0-1 in the WPBT before folding....
1945-1947 3 1
Competed in the American Basketball League (1944–1947), the Basketball Association of America (1947–1949), and the National Basketball Association (1949–1954)
a.k.a. Haymakers
1939-1947 9
After changing locations the first few seasons, in 1940 they became known as the Troy Celtics. The team is not connected to New York's "Original" Celtics.
1943-1944 2
Moved to Brooklyn during on January 18, 1943 and dropped out of league during the 1st half of the 1943/44 season.
1943-1943 1
A minor league team from 1947-1953, rose the major league status to play in the ABL in 1943
a.k.a. Brewers, Heurich Brewers
1939-1942 4
For the 1939-40 season, the team was known as the Washington Heurich Brewers and before the 1940-41 season the team became simply the Washington Brewers.
1940-1941 2
A brief member of the American Basketball League, the franchise folded after only two professional seasons.
1937-1941 5
After changing locations the first few seasons, in 1940 they became known as the Troy Celtics. The team is not connected to New York's "Original" Celtics.
1934-1940 7 1
The team was previously known as the Union City Reds. During the 1939-40 season, the team was merged into the New York Jewels
1936-1940 5
Had great success throughout the 1910s and 1920s, winning championships in several leagues. Eventuall faded and were absorbed into the Troy Celtics on December 19, 1939.
1939-1940 2
The Barons played in several major and minor leagues over the decades. The team achieved tremendous success after 1946 as a minor league team, winning 11 titles during its time.
1934-1939 6 2
Also known as the "Triangles", franchise played in for nearly 20 years in both the ABL and MBL with tremendous success, including six championships.
1938-1938 1
They dropped out of the league on January 11, 1938 near the halfway point of their first and only season.
An independent team for most of its existence, competed in the ABL and EBL with little success.
1936-1936 1
Known as the Trenton Potters in early 1900s, the Trenton Bengals (aka Royal Bengals) in the 1920s and 30s, and eventually as the Trenton Tigers in the 1940s before fading along with the ABL.
a.k.a. Jackaways
1934-1935 2
Merged with the Newark Mules to become the New Britain Mules for the second half of the 1934-35 season, folding thereafter.
a.k.a. Mules
1934-1935 2
Merged with the New Britain Jackaways to become the New Britain Mules on January 18, 1935, folding thereafter.
1935-1935 1
In it's only season, the team was stocked with some of the best-known pro players of the era. Most of his stars, however, were in their early thirties and years beyond their prime.
1934-1934 1
Also know as the "Bronx St. Martins", the franchise existed for only one season each in the MBL and ABL