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1942 Springfield College Basketball Team

Item Information

Title:
1942 Springfield College Basketball Team
Description:
A photograph of the 1942 Springfield College basketball team. The team captain, "Chick" Kistner is positioned in the middle of the photograph wearing the number "24" jersey and holding a basketball with the number "42" visible on the front.
Date:
1942
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Basketball Papers
Subjects:
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College--Basketball
Springfield College--Basketball--Men
Springfield College
International Young Men's Christian Association College
Hickox, Edward J.
Bally, Walter J.
Foster, Richard W.
Jennifer, Harold J.
Havel, Richard C.
Bicknell, R. Stuart
Kistner, Charles L.
Merrick, Roswell D.
Cox, Vernon W.
Sakal, Louis J.
Makeska, Raymond A.
Kalbaugh, Robert Wm
Thompson, Robert R. (Class of 1944)
Barney, Floyd F.
Basketball
Basketball players
Group portraits
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Led by Captain "Chick" Kistner, the Springfield College basketball team won 14 games and lost only 6. The highlight of the season was the narrow 57-55 loss to Long Island University's (L.I.U.) nationally known quintette in the Maroons' Golden Ball Game. This was also the last season for Coach Ed Hickox, who ended his 16 seasons as head coach with an incredible .711 win percentage (209 wins, 85 losses).
Language:
English
Identifier:
basketball-1942-group-photo