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1953-1954
Automotive Pistons



Boys Varsity Basketball Team

*** NOTE: Listed here are the names of only some of the players from the 1953-54 season. In fact these students were the starting five. This research came from the 1954 Automotive HS yearbook. While it is great that they have the league game results available, the names are not placed in the order the people stand in the photograph.***

1953-54 Team (partial list): Morton Roman (Head Coach), Nelson Ramos, Bill Morgan, Bob Cornwell, Jim Watson, Karl Walkes

During this campaign, Auto finished 3rd in what was the most competitive division in the city that season. They missed the playoffs by one game to Boys High. Thomas Jefferson who finished first in the division would win the PSAL championship that year in a romp.

1953-54 League Record: 8-4 (3rd Place)
1953-54 Non-League Record 4-0
1953-54 Overall Record: 12-4



1953-54 League Game Results:
L = league game/ NL = Non-League Game
Automotive 71 - Gompers 46 (NL)
Automotive 59 - Grady 45 (NL)
Automotive 76 - Printing 46 (NL)
Automotive 67 - Eastern District 49 (L)
Brooklyn Tech 80 - Automotive 69 (L)
Automotive 66 - Westinghouse 34 (NL)
Automotive 58 - Boys High 51 (L)
Jefferson 71 - Automotive 50 (L)
Automotive 74 - Williamsburg 62 (L)
Automotive 91 - East New York 75 (L)
Automotive 75 - Eastern District 62 (L)
Automotive 71 - Brooklyn Tech 68
Boys High 66 - Automotive 58 (L)
Jefferson 82 - Automotive 65 (L)
Automotive 91 - Williamsburg 70 (L)
Automotive 89 - East New York 75 (L)