From Ohio History Central
The Columbus Athletic Supply was a professional basketball team in Columbus, Ohio. It was one of the founding teams 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 Columbus Athletic Supply played for just one season (1937-1938). During the season, the team finished last in the the National Basketball League’s Eastern Division. The team won just one game and lost twelve. The team forfeited two games this season. Due to its dismal performance, the Columbus Athletic Supply disbanded at the end of the season.