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Bob and Ray: 1925

Bob and Ray: 1925

"1925. Bob Grody & manager Ray Kennedy, Palace Laundry." The Palace Club, the Washington, D.C., franchise of the American Professional Basketball League, was sponsored by the Palace Laundry and existed as a team from the league's formation in 1925 to 1928, when it was sold to the Metropolitan League's Brooklyn Visitation club. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

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Not Wally...

... more likely Biff Burns ("rounding third and being thrown out at home.")

Bob & Ray

We will now switch over to Wally Baloo for the interview. . .

The knee pads...

...are killing me! I just can't get over it. Every time I see one of these old basketball pictures I can't help but giggle at the knee pads. They just don't seem very comfortable to move in.

"Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far"

Dude, it's totally...

grody.

Full court press

Makes sense the team belonged to a laundry - look at those crisply pressed shorts!

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