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Hartford Hurricanes - Logo
1947-1947 1
The team was previously known as the Elizabeth Braves who moved to Hartford during the 1947/48 season on December 19, 1947.
Brooklyn Jewels Logo
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.
Philadelphia Sphas Logo
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.
Jersey City Atoms - Logo
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.
Wilmington Blue Bombers Logo
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.
Yonkers Chiefs - Logo
1947-1947 1
The team was previously known as the Newark Bobcats before moving to Yonkers, but folded during their only season.
Paterson Crescents Logo
1945-1947 3
The team was previously known as the Washington Capitols.
Trenton Tigers Logo
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.
Baltimore Bullets Logo
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)
Troy Celtics Logo
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.
Brooklyn Indians Logo
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.
Harrisburg Senators - Logo
1943-1943 1
A minor league team from 1947-1953, rose the major league status to play in the ABL in 1943
Washington Heurichs Logo
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.
Baltimore Clippers - Logo
1940-1941 2
A brief member of the American Basketball League, the franchise folded after only two professional seasons.
Brooklyn Celtics Logo
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.
Jersey Reds Logo
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
Kingston Colonials Logo
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.
Wilkes-Barre Barons Logo
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.
Brooklyn Visitations Logo
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.
Bronx Yankees - Logo
1938-1938 1
They dropped out of the league on January 11, 1938 near the halfway point of their first and only season.
Atlantic City Sandpipers Logo
An independent team for most of its existence, competed in the ABL and EBL with little success.
Passaic Red Devils Logo
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.
New Britain Palaces - Logo
a.k.a. Jackaways, Mules
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.
Newark Bears - Logo
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.
Boston Trojans Logo
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.
Bronx Americans - Logo
1934-1934 1
Also know as the "Bronx St. Martins", the franchise existed for only one season each in the MBL and ABL

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