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

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

By: Douglas Stark (author), Lynn Sherr (foreword_author)Hardback

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The history of the South Philadelphia Hebrew Association's basketball team and the legends it spawned

About Author

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


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592136339
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781592136339
  • ISBN10: 1592136338

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