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These articles are from another era, written about games in the 1920’s and 30’s. The articles are all about teams with a Saba playing on them, I think they are all about Edward or Phosy Saba, though I haven’t read them all. (click on the article to read them) … Continue reading
Back when Willimantic had more than one team for the various sports. Pictured here are the 1929-30 City Champs, the West-End Basketball team. Alfred Saba is in the back row, 3rd from the Right. Thanks to Mickey Saba for providing this photo.
Cira the 1920’s or 30’s, Phosy Saba played on The Palace Five Basketball team Standing: Jean Hall (D), William Monroe, Phosy Saba, Jacob Mandell (D), Harry Levine (D) (here) Sitting: Martin Viullermet (here, here, here), Norman Williams (here), Alvin Gallagher (D) (here, ) The only reference I could find for the Willimantic, Palace Five was … Continue reading
While Eddie Saba was known for his feats on the football field, he also ruled on the Basketball Court…Windham High versus Hartford’s Bulkeley High…read all about it! (Date Unknown) More Articles with Unknown Dates. … Continue reading
Could that be Phosy’s unknown Brother?! No, but it is NBA great Dolph Schayes!! Phosy who also played Professional Basketball for a short while (not sure of the specifics) met Dolph Schayes at the World Fair (Year unknown). You can read more about Dolph Schayes here, here, here or watch him here. Update (7/7/2013): Thanks … Continue reading
Not sure of the date on this one, not even sure where Chapman Tech is!?! However, these two undefeated teams played at the State Armory. I also don’t know what the outcome was…perhaps in a future post we will find out…?
A local write up of the scheduled Windham High School basketball game against Torrington. Edward Saba was the leading scorer and it was hoped he would play in the game.
Eddie played Varsity Basketball in 1928 and 1929
Edward Saba was just as good a basketball player as he was a football player…