1951-52 Bridgeport Roesslers Roster

American Basketball League (ABL)
Team Record: 9-22
Finishing 6th in the ABL
Postseason: 0-1
Quarterfinals - Lost to Manchester British Americans 1-0
Coach: Jerry Rizzo (1-2)
Coach: Perry Pilotti (8-20)
Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
1951-52 Bridgeport Roesslers Statistics
1951-52 Bridgeport Roesslers Results

The Bridgeport Roesslers of the American Basketball League ended the 1951-52 season with a record of 9 wins and 22 losses, finishing sixth in the ABL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Mickey Homa netted a team-best 705 points for the Roesslers.

Jerry Rizzo and Perry Pilotti coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bob AndersonFebruary 15, 1928Newark, NJ
Hank BaiettiOctober 1, 1920Brooklyn, NY
Ed BartelsFOctober 8, 19256'5"195North Carolina StateNew York, NY USA
Al BiolsiMarch 14, 1929St. Francis
Jackie BowdenSeptember 7, 1917Bridgeport, CT
Tommy ByrnesF-GFebruary 19, 19236'3"175Seton HallNew York, NY USA
Jim CasciaDecember 3, 1926New York, NY
Fran CurranGSeptember 19, 19256'0"165Notre Dame
Perry Del PurgatorioAugust 29, 1928North Bergen, NJ
Ray Dombrowski
Zeke FazekasFebruary 29, 1920Fairfield, CT
George FeigenbaumGJuly 2, 19286'1"185Kentucky (DNP)
Matty FormanFebruary 18, 1929Bridgeport, CT
Cecil GabrielOctober 2, 1929
Ernie GomezJune 16, 1924Hartford, CT
John GozdenovichMarch 8, 1924Long Island UniversityNorth Bergen, NJ
Mickey HomaOctober 16, 1923Fairfield, CT
Ernie JohnsonJune 16, 1924Brattleboro, VT
Joel KaufmanMarch 8, 1927New York, NY
Paul KlapprodtJuly 10, 1923Killingworth, CT
Bobby KnightG-FApril 30, 19296'2"185noneHartford, CT USA
Bill KotsoresSeptember 18, 1924Astoria, NY
Ace LengyelApril 14, 1926Bridgeport, CT
Joe OslaiJanuary 27, 1923Bridgeport, CT
Alex PetersenJuly 20, 1924Coquille, OR
George PetrovikAugust 23, 1921Bridgeport, CT
Guinn PhillipsNovember 23, 1922Greenwood, TX
Marty PowersMarch 27, 1928New York, NY
Jerry RizzoGApril 21, 19195'7"150FordhamAstoria, NY USA
Johnny RusinkoMarch 1, 1925Berwick, PA
Tom SmithGJuly 5, 19276'1"165St. Peter'sJersey City, NJ USA
Jim SpringerCJune 17, 19266'9"235CanterburyNew Winchester, OH USA
Buddy Thompson
Big John Wilson
Little John WilsonMarch 23, 1924Bridgeport, CT
Bill ZirkelJuly 20, 1927New York, NY