1943-44 (Chicago) Marshall 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):  Julian Davis, Jack Brazier, Orville Shane, Irving Hartman, Arnold Greenstein, and Raymond Lowy.

2nd Row (L to R):  Coach Lou Weintraub, Ned Kreiter, Leon Herzog, Alvin Kaufman, Marvin Shufeldt, and Bob Flink.

Back Row (L to R):  Charles Swibel, Sol Krause, Morry Lenhoff, Jerry Berman, Sidney Swibel, Jack Sayre, and Jordan Greenblatt.