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Boston’s First Players
Coach John “Honey” Russell stood with members of the first ever Celtics team, ready to play for the 1946-47 BAA season. Standing around Boston’s first head coach were Harold Kottman, Warren Fenley, Ke ...
Going Dutch in Boston
Adolph Charlie “Dutch” Hoefer played on the inaugural Celtics team in the 1946-47 season. Born in 1921 in Frankfurt, Germany, Hoefer’s family immigrated to the United States in 1926. He attended Queen ...
Tipping It off in ’46
The Boston Celtics began their storied history as a franchise part of the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The team struggled in its inaugural 1946-47 season, finishing fifth in the Eastern Di ...