|League|| EPBL 1946-1947|
|Team History|| Wilkes-Barre Barons|
|Championships|| Pennsylvania State League 1916|
American Basketball League 1948, 1949, 1952
|Head Coach||Included Eddie White (team owner and founder)|
The Wilkes-Barre Barons were a legendary basketball team from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
The Wilkes-Barre Barons first established their name in the 1914-15 season as a founding member of the Pennsylvania State League. In the following season, the Barons took the league championship. In the last year of the league, 1920-21, Wilkes-Barre ended the first half schedule tied with Pittston for the lead, at 14-10, but Pittston won the first half title by beating Wilkes-Barre in a one-game playoff.
The Barons played between 1933 and 1972 in different American leagues. The team won 11 titles during this time, and the most memorable are those were won while playing in the American Basketball League and the Continental Basketball Association. The team was dissolved in 1973. The team was owned and coached by Eddie White, Sr.
Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL) I
During the 1939/40 season, the team dropped out of the league on February 2, 1940.
|1938/39||ABL||5th||Did not qualify|
Wilkes-Barre Barons (ABL) II
The Wilkes-Barre Barons were an American basketball team based in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania that was a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Basketball League and the American Basketball League. The franchise was one of six original teams in the EPBL, and won the 1946-1947 President's Cup playoffs that season before moving to the American Basketball League. In 1955, the Barons returned to the Eastern League, and won seven more championships between 1955 and 1978.