Bromberg, Gabriel "Gay" : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Bromberg, Gabriel "Gay"

An All-America guard, Bromberg played guard at Dartmouth in the late 1920s before the Big Green was a member of the Ivy League.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. September 1, 1909 - d. March 16, 1996

Career Highlights:
In 1928, Bromberg was named AP All-East honorable mention while Dartmouth had a record of 5-4-0. In 1929, he was AP All-America honorable mention and the Big Green finished with a record of 7-2-0. That year, they outscored their opponents 305-56, with shutouts the first four games of the year.

In 1930, Gabriel had his most successful season as he was named AP All-America third team, and AP All-East first team. With Bromberg on board, Dartmouth also had its best season ever, finishing 7-1-1, outscoring their opponents 301-43, and allowing only two points (to Harvard) in the first six games of the year!

Origin:
Massachusetts

Career Dates:
Bromberg played guard at Dartmouth from 1928-1930.



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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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