Pittsburgh Oldtimers capture championship in Cincinnati

first_imgMASTERS BRING HOME THE GOLD—The City of Champions spoke loud and proud once again as the Pittsburgh Old Timers captured the American Old Timers League Championship for the 2013 season. Pittsburgh defeated Westerville, Ohio 79-70 Saturday, April 20 in Cincinnati to bring the title back to “The Burgh” for the 4th time in the twenty-five year history of the league. Former NCAA standout and Detroit Piston tryout as well as Connie Hawkins Summer Basketball League champion, All-Star and MVP, Thomas “Bum” Coates, was named MVP. Greg Harris was leading scorer and Ken Roebuck was the leading rebounder. Pictured team members, not in order: Tom “Bum” Coates, James Larkins, Mike Whitelock, Vincent Whitelock, Ken Roebuck, Greg Harris, Tyrone Curtis, Wayne “Spud” Jenkins, Lenny Franklin, Alvin Turner, Bill Williams, Mike Dean, Mitch Davenport, Prentice Parrish, League Commissioner; and Jerome “Preacher” Smith. Not pictured team members: Clarence “Hop” Hopson, Mitch James and Ron Moore.last_img

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