HISTORICAL BASKETBALL WRITER

Douglas Stark

Shaky Gotthoffer, a story by Douglas Stark and Lance Gotthoffer, is a children's picture book with illustrations by Thomas Block. 

Novels


> Breaking Barriers


> When Basketball Was Jewish


> Wartime Basketball


> The SPHAS


> Skikey Gotthoffer


​> Tennis & The Newport Casino

During the 1930, the Philadelphia SPHAs (South Philadelphia Hebrew Association) was a dominant professional team. Shikey Gotthoffer emerged as the team's best player. In his ten years with the team, he won five championships and two Most Valuable Player awards.