Detroit News All PSL/Metro — 1930s

Don Lund

Southeastern’s Don Lund was a 1939 reserve selection for the Detroit News’ All-Metropolitan League squad. He went on to be a first-teamer in both 1940 and 1941. (U-M Photo)

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At this time we are still searching for a complete Detroit News All-City Team for 1930.

1939 All-Metropolitan
George Hackman, sr., Southeastern; Harvey Pierce, sr., Southeastern; Frank Sabo, jr., Southwestern; Roman Okarski, jr., Northeastern; Clifton Mobley, jr., Hamtramck
Don Lund, Southeastern; Herb Nordquist, Cass Tech; Bob Clark, Sheldon Harris, Central; Doug Rutherford, Denby; Mickey Couzens, Joe Steventon, Western; Clemenseau Edwards, Miller; Tom Albright, Northwestern; Reggie McDonald, Bob Mellush, Eastern; Horace Coleman, Chester Zombrowski, Hamtramck; Bill Czuj, Chadsey; Otto Chady, Highland Park; Don Robinson, Cooley; Charles Apligan, Commerce; Joe Wlostowski, Joe Bortak, Northeastern; Jim Coughlin, U of D; Lou Nazy, Bill Beese, Southwestern.

1938 All-Metropolitan
Harry Szyniszewski, Hamtramck; Bill Jozefiak, Hamtramck; Frank Mekules, Western; Ted Rudzik, Northeastern; Dave Nelson, Northwestern
Second Team
Ed Kotlzrczyk, Southwestern; Tom Crider, Western; Alex Rachunok, Pershing; Howard Keating, U of D; Bob Pokorny, Central

1937 All-Metropolitan
First Team

Ray Bannish, sr., Hamtramck; Eugene Markland, jr., Highland Park; Tom Thiel, sr., Southeastern; William Van Vleck, jr., Northwestern; William Herrmann, sr., Central
Second Team
Jack Davidson, Cooley; Henry Nozewski, Chadsey; William Jozefiak, Hamtramck; Edward Kontrynowicz, Hamtramck; John Van Vleck, Northwestern

1936 All-City
Charles Pink, sr., Northwestern; George Hobach, jr., Southeastern; Frank Mekules, so., Western; James “Country” Davis, sr. Miller (Harlem Globetrotter); Frank Shidler, sr., Northwestern
Bob Kerr, Western

1935 All-City
Charles Pink, jr., Northwestern; Frank Shidler, jr., Northwestern; Gerald Ranney, sr., Northern; James “Country” Davis, jr. (Harlem Globetrotters), Miller; Barney McCoskey, sr., Southwestern (MLB)
Gerald Ramney, Northern; Robert DeWitt, Northern; Chester Zebroski, Hamtramck; James “Country” Davis, Miller; Robert Cade, Northeastern
James Hatcher, Western; Charles Pink, Northwestern; Frank Shidler, Northwestern; Barney McCoskey, Southwestern; William Meyer, Western

1934 All-City
Tom Sheehan, Commerce; George Stark, Central; Malcolm Connard, Northwestern; Adam Adamczyk, Chadsey; Robert McIntosh, Central; James McIntosh, Northern; Herman Fishman, Northern; Walter Mroczek, Northeastern; William Higson, Central; James “Country” Davis, Miller (Harlem Globetrotters)
1933 All-City
Fred Fioretti, Southeastern; Steve Bera, Commerce; Malcolm Connard, Northwestern; Fred Brenner, Southeastern; William Nagy, Southwestern; Henry Kovacs, Southwestern; Herman Fishman, Northern; Tony Ruggerillo, Cooley

1932 All-City
Alfred Ritz, Highland Park; Glen Burgin, Cass Tech; Don Evans, Highland Park; Robert Gibson, Central; Wayne Cruce, Highland Park; Henry Berris, Northern; Carl Meyers, Eastern; George Wancour, Southeastern; William Morris, Western; Carl Bayer, Northern

1931 All-City
East Side
Frank Worzniak, Hamtramck; Ford Moore, Southeastern; Henry Berns, Northern; Chester Laske, Hamtramck; Harold Millet, U of D; Eugene Milose, Hamtramck; Frank Ryan, Commerce
West Side
Alfred Ritz, Highland Park; George Horvath, Southwestern; Leo Fotis, Western; Roy Burgin, Northwestern; William Morris, Western; George Roase, Northwestern; Wayne Cruce, Highland Park 


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