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INTERSTATE BASKET BALL LEAGUE [1915-16 TO 1916-17, 1919-20]
Contributed by John Grasso and Robert Bradley
Ansonia Wrightlets                  1919-20
Bridgeport Blue Ribbons             1916-17, 1919-20
Brooklyn Dodgers                    1919-20
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers            1915-16
Danbury Hatters                     1916-17
Elizabeth                           1915-16
Elizabeth Bessies                   1915-16
Hoboken G's                         1916-17
Jersey City Skeeters [St. Aedans]   1915-16 to 1916-17, 1919-20
Kingston Pathfinders                1915-16
National Turners                    1916-17
New York Cathedral Separate Five    1916-17
New York Treat 'em Roughs           1919-20
Newark Nationals                    1916-17, 1919-20
North Hudson                        1915-16
Passaic Athletic Association        1919-20
Paterson Crescents                  1915-16 to 1916-17
Paterson Silk Sox                   1919-20
Stamford                            1915-16 to 1916-17
[Union Hill] Troys of North Hudson  1915-16
1915-16 IBL
FIRST HALF             W   L  PCT.   SECOND HALF                     W    L  PCT.
Kingston Pathfinders* 14   5  .737   Paterson Crescents             13    4  .765
Jersey City Skeeters  13   6  .684   Jersey City Skeeters           12    6  .667
Stamford              11   7  .611   Stamford                        7    9  .438
Paterson Crescents    11  10  .524   Elizabeth Bessies/N. Hudson*    6    9  .400
Bklyn Trolley Dodgers  6  12  .333   Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers        5   11  .312
Elz/Troys of N.Hud.**  2  16  .125   Elizabeth***                    2    6  .250
*Kingston moved to the Elizabeth Bessies 5Jan16 for the second half, and then
where bought out by North Hudson in Jan16
**Elizabeth dropped out of the league 16Dec15 during the first half to operate
as an independent team and was replaced by North Hudson
***Elizabeth franchise was commissioned by the league to replace the Elizabeth
franchise that was purchased by North Hudson
IBL CHAMPIONSHIP
18Mar16 at Paterson - Paterson 24, Kingston 23
23Mar16 at Jersey City - Kingston 13, Paterson 10
25Mar16 at Paterson - Paterson 27, Kingston 25
30Mar16 at Jersey City - Kingston 16, Paterson 14
06Apr16 at Jersey City - Paterson 23, Kingston 17
WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIPS
[Greystock - EBL, Paterson - IBL, Wilkes-Barre - PSL]
07Apr16 at Philadelphia - Greystock 38, Paterson 16
08Apr16 at Paterson - Paterson 30, Greystock 17
12Apr16 at Wilkes-Barre - Wilkes-Barre 31, Paterson 22
15Apr16 at Paterson - Wilkes-Barre 22, Paterson 17
1916-17 IBL
FIRST HALF                   W   L  PCT.   SECOND HALF                  W   L  PCT.
Bridgeport Blue Ribbons*    15   4  .789   Paterson Crescents          16   5  .762
Danbury Hatters*            14   5  .737   Newark Turners              15   6  .714
Stamford*                    8   8  .500   Jersey City Skeeters         8  11  .421
Paterson Crescents           8  10  .444   Hoboken G's                  7  12  .368
Jersey City Skeeters         8  11  .421   National Turners             6  13  .316
NY Cathedral Separate Five   1  16  .059   NY Cathedral Separate Five   2  16  .111
*Bridgeport, Danbury, Stamford dropped out after the first half, retaining their franchise rights
IBL CHAMPIONSHIP
26Apr17 at West Hoboken - Bridgeport 26, Paterson 17
29Apr17 at Newark - Bridgeport 26, Paterson 24
1919-20 IBL                                      W   L  Pct.
New York Treat 'em Roughs/Paterson Silk Sox**   10   6  .625
Jersey City Skeeters/Brooklyn Dodgers***         9   7  .562
Bridgeport Blue Ribbons                          8   8  .500
Ansonia Wrightlets                               7   8  .467
Passaic Athletic Association                     6   9  .400
Newark Nationals*                                0   2  .000
The league disbanded during the season
*Newark played its last game on 03Dec19 and was officially dropped by the league on 16Dec19 although it planned to compete in the league's second half (which never occurred).
**New York dropped out 18Nov19 and was replaced by Paterson
***Jersey City was replaced by Brooklyn 28Dec19
EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIP
17Jan20 at Paterson - Camden 41, Paterson
24Jan20 at Paterson - Paterson 38, Camden 23
20Feb20 at Paterson - Paterson 43, Camden 25