Monday, June 12, 2017

Cinch Strelecki

"Cinch" Strelecki


Born:



Died:




Career
University of Toronto (College)
1935-36 Windsor Cooper Buses (MBC)

Also seen spelled "Strilecki:


Source:

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/cinch-strelecki/

Eddie Skrzycki

Edward J. Skrzycki


Born:
July 12, 1910
Detroit, MI

Died:
November 4, 1987
Detroit, MI


Career
1931-32 University of Detroit (College)
1932-33 University of Detroit (College)
1933-34 University of Detroit (College)
1934-35 Detroit Jewels (Independent)
1935-36 Windsor Cooper Buses (MBC)
1936-37 University of Detroit (Head coach) Freshmen
1944-45 Jagloqicz Giants - Detroit (Independent)

Born to Joseph and Theresa Skrzycki, the 6'2 Ed starred at the University of Detroit, where he would later coach the freshmen team. He later was a detective for the Detroit

He was married to Anne and had two sons.

Source:


Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/eddie-skrzycki/

Maybury Schweizer

Maybury A.  "Mog" Schweizer


Born:
1908


Died:
December 13, 1967
Detroit, MI


Career
1930-31 City College of Detroit (College)
1931-32 City College of Detroit (College)
Grand Trunk - Detroit (Independent)
1934-35 Detroit Jewels (Independent)
1935-36 Windsor Cooper Buses (MBC)
1935-36 Pfeiffer - Detroit (Independent)
1936-37 Pfeiffer - Detroit (Independent)
1937-38 Cochell - Detroit (Independent)

Born to Charles and Henrietta Schweizer, Maybury attended Southeastern High School in Detroit, but did not make the basketball team because the coach thought him to be too thin. (He was 6'3 and 150 pounds.) He went to CC of Detroit (now Wayne State University) where he picked up the game and wound up being among the high scorers. After graduating, he played pro and semi-pro basketball around the Detroit area.


Source:

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/ed-schweizer/

Jack Saunders

Jack Saunders


Born:



Died:




Career
University of  Toronto (College)
Pickering College - Newmarket, Ontario, Canada (College)
1935-36 Windsor Cooper Buses (MBC)



Source:
Warren Times Mirror, January 28, 1936


Stats:

Hugh Salisbury

Hugh Paul Salisbury


Born:
November 18, 1916
Economy, IN

Died:
July 19, 2002
Plymouth, IN


Career
1933-34 Whitewater Bears (High School)
1934-35 Whitewater Bears (High School)
1935-36 Dayton London Bobbies (MBC)
1937-38 Baking Company - Richmond, IN (Independent)
1945-46 Crosley (Indiana Industrial Y-League)
1947-48 Richmond Salisburys - Indiana (Independent) Head coach
1953-54 Farmland High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1954-55 Raleigh High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1955-56 Raleigh High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach 
1956-57 Raleigh High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach
1957-58 Boston High School - Indiana (High School) Head coach

The lanky athlete played basketball and baseball in high school, and tried his hand at minor league baseball after graduating. He signed with Nashville in the Southern Association in 1938. During this time, he also played some pro and semi-pro basketball. After serving World War 2, Salisbury went to Ball State where he got his teaching degree, graduating in 1953. After many years of teaching and coaching, he ran for the Indiana House of Representatives unsuccessfully in 1970. He tried again in 1994, at 77 years of age.

He was married to Margaret Jett (1921-1986) in 1941 and they had five children.

Minor League Baseball Stats:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=salisb001hug

Source:
Obituary
Palladium Item, November 16, 1947
Palladium Item, May 26, 1957

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/salisbury/

Howard Riggs

Howard Jennings "Eppa" Riggs


Born:
March 5, 1909
Essex, Ontario, Canada

Died:
December 10, 1970



Career
1927-28 University of Toronto (College)
1928-29 University of Toronto (College)
1929-30 University of Toronto (College)
1930-31 University of Toronto (College)
1935-36 Windsor Cooper Buses (MBC)




Source:
https://www.ancestry.ca/genealogy/births/persons/howard-riggs.html

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/eppa-riggs/

John Martin

John Martin


Born:



Died:




Career
McMaster University - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (College)
1935-36 Windsor Cooper Buses (MBC)

John was a 6'2 center.


Source:

Stats:
http://probasketballencyclopedia.com/player/john-martin/