1941-42 (Chicago) Marshall High School boys’ Junior Team

Year Inducted: 1985

Category: Teams

Schools / Organizations: (Chicago) Marshall High School

Biography: The (Chicago) Marshall High School Basketball Teams of 1939-1944 set a national record of 98 consecutive wins.  In addition, they won 4 city championships.  The Marshall Teams were in the Chicago Junior League where all players had to be 5’8” or under.  They were coached by Hall of Fame Coach, Lou Weintraub.  Coach Weintraub was able to bring out the best in his players both athletically and academically.  His philosophy was, “If you have the ability—use it.”  These teams have also been inducted into the National Basketball Hall of Fame.

Team Members in the Picture:

Front Row (L to R):  Tom Shapiro and Donald Trachman

2nd Row (L to R):  Irving Ellis, Edward Weisman, Hyman Tadelman, Irving Mazer, Morry Kaplan, Bernard Goldberg, Sidney Zomlefer, Bernard Cherney, and Edward Chaiken

3rd Row (L to R):  Hillel Levin, Adolph Waldman, Richard Gray, David Leviton, Charles Snibel, Stanford Hernrich, Arnold Greenstein, Edward Brody and Coach Lou Weintraub

Back Row (L to R):  Milton Wagner, Jack Brazier, Morry Lenhoff, Julian Davis, Irving Hartman, Sol Krouse, Jerry Shuman, and Morton Golden.