The SPHAS: The Life and Times of Basketball's Greatest Jewish Team

The SPHAS: The Life and Times of Basketball's Greatest Jewish Team

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592136339
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 05/13/2011
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Douglas Stark is the Museum Director of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. On the Road
2. A Jewish Game
3. A New League, a New Team
4. Prospect Hall and the Vissies
5. Shikey
6. Howard the Red
7. Saturday Night SPHAS' Habit
8. The Darlings of Philadelphia
9. Rosenberg to the Rescue
10. Basketball and War
11. The Influx of New York Players
12. Losing Home Court
13. The End of the Line
14. Playing it Straight
Epilogue: Memories Live On
Acknowledgments
Appendix A: Game-by-Game Standings for the SPHAS, American Basketball League
Appendix B: Year-by-Year Standings for the SPHAS
Appendix C: SPHAS Versus other Philadelphia Professional Teams
All-Time SPHAS Roster
Bibliography

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