Tag Archives: Basketball

CONFESSIONS OF A HOOPS JUNKIE #22

Winter of 1976. I was 12 years old. Playing basketball for Ty Cobbs. We were undefeated that season, amazing group of players. I was playing up, everyone on the team was 13. Glenn Thomas, Jimmy Cullen, Michael Campbell, Ricky Ferro, … Continue reading

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BISHOP FORD FALCONS

My favorite team…

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THE TEAM. THE TEAM. THE TEAM

Thanks Mike Larkin…

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STATS

Danny Piselli sent me the stats from the ‘Money League’. Hoops was popular in our neighborhood.  These guys got after it; especially when the stakes were high.

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GLENN THOMAS ON THOMAS RYAN

I would like to extend my condolences to The Ryan Family. Thomas Ryan, a Holy Name alum passed away yesterday from his injuries that he suffered from a recent fall while working construction on the Verazanno Narrows Bridge. I didn’t … Continue reading

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MUNGO JERRY

In the summertime when the weather is hot You can stretch right up and touch the sky When the weather’s fine You got women, you got women on your mind Have a drink, have a drive Go out and see … Continue reading

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GEORGIE, DANNY AND FONZ

As a young boy growing up on ninth avenue, I loved all sports. Basketball was my favorite. When I was in the third grade I played on the Bantam ‘B’ basketball team at Holy Name of Jesus. It was the … Continue reading

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