1952-53 Wilkes-Barre Barons Roster

American Basketball League (ABL)
Team Record: 20-11
in the ABL
Postseason: 4-5 Lost Championship
First Round - Defeated Elmira Colonels 4-3
Finals - Lost to Manchester British Americans 2-0
Coach: Eddie White (20-10)
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
1952-53 Wilkes-Barre Barons Statistics
1952-53 Wilkes-Barre Barons Results

The Wilkes-Barre Barons of the American Basketball League ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 20 wins and 11 losses, in the ABL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-5.

Gerry Calabrese scored a team-leading 454 points for the Barons.

Eddie White coached the team. The 1952-53 Wilkes-Barre Barons lost in the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gerry CalabreseGFebruary 4, 19256'1"175St. John's (NY)
Jim CathcartFNovember 22, 19266'4"205ArkansasLittle Rock, AR
Joe ColoneFJanuary 23, 19266'5"210Bloomsburg StateBerwick, PA USA
Earl HawkinsFSeptember 23, 19206'4"225AuburnDora, AL
Roger LayneFebruary 20, 1929KentuckySeminole County, AR
Chuck MrazovichFFebruary 26, 19246'5"185Eastern KentuckyAmbridge, PA USA
Kevin O'SheaGJuly 10, 19256'2"175Notre DameSan Francisco, CA USA
Bob PriddyFMarch 24, 19306'3"190New Mexico A&M
Moe RadovichGMay 5, 19296'0"160WyomingCrosby, WY USA
Wally SheilApril 15, 1929Jersey City, NJ
Tom SmithGJuly 5, 19276'1"165St. Peter'sJersey City, NJ USA
Tommy Thompson
Red WallaceGJuly 12, 19186'1"185Scranton



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