New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

Tag Archives: St. Francis basketball

Lou Rossini

Lou Rossini (Basketball.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Apr. 24, 1921; died, Sewell, NJ, Oct. 21, 2005.)  A career that was later to become very international began with a local bang for Lucio A. Rossini.  Just before the 1950-51 season was to start for the Columbia varsity, coach Gordon Ridings suffered a heart attack and Rossini, […]

Poison Joe Brennan

Poison Joe Brennan (Basketball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 15, 1900; died, St. Petersburg, FL, May 10, 1989.)  A great player in the formative years of pro basketball, Joseph R. Brennan later became a successful college coach.  Brennan joined the Brooklyn Visitations team in 1919 and played with several teams (including the Brooklyn Basketball Dodgers) in numerous […]

About This Dictionary

The Bill Shannon Biographical Dictionary of New York Sports is an open database of sports biographies maintained by Jordan Sprechman and Marty Appel. We welcome public and scholarly contributions and suggestions.

Share Our Blog!

Sort by Last Name

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Support n-yhs

Help us support our sports database and other collections.

About Bill Shannon

A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

Submission Form

* (denotes required field)

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy