From Ohio History Central
The Cleveland Allmen Transfers was a professional basketball team in Cleveland, Ohio. It played in the National Basketball League, which formed in 1937. In 1949, this league joined with the Basketball Association of America to form the National Basketball Association.
The Cleveland Allmen Transfers played for two seasons (1944-1946). During the team’s first season, the squad finished second in the the National Basketball League’s Eastern Division. The team won thirteen and lost seventeen games. The team still made the playoffs, but the Transfers lost in the first round. During the 1945-1946 season, the Cleveland Allmen Transfers finished last in the Eastern Division, amassing four wins and twenty-nine losses. Due to the team’s dismal performance, the Cleveland Allmen Transfers disbanded at the end of the season.