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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.
1939-1948 10 1
Formerly the New York Renaissance, or Rens, moved to Dayton, Ohio in the middle of the NBL season to replace the Detroit Vagabond Kings, who went out of existence on December 17, 1948.
A top regular season team in the late 1940s, but never established any substatial success in postseason play.
Competed in the American Basketball League (1944–1947), the Basketball Association of America (1947–1949), and the National Basketball Association (1949–1954)
Moved to Brooklyn during on January 18, 1943 and dropped out of league during the 1st half of the 1943/44 season.
Merged with the New Britain Jackaways to become the New Britain Mules on January 18, 1935, folding thereafter.
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.
Due to dismal performance, the Metropolitans disbanded at the end of the 1937-38 season.
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.
They dropped out of the league on January 11, 1938 near the halfway point of their first and only season.
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.