Boston Garden-Arena Corporation

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Boston Garden-Arena Corporation
Fate Merged with Storer Broadcasting
Founded 1934
Defunct 1973
Key people
Walter A. Brown, President and General Manager
Weston Adams, Chairman
Weston Adams, Jr., President

The Boston Garden-Arena Corporation was an American corporation that oversaw the operations of the Boston Garden from 1934 to 1973. It was formed when the Boston Arena Corporation gained control of the Boston Garden from the Madison Square Garden Corporation in 1934.[1] From 1946 to 1950 it owned the Boston Celtics.[2] In 1951 it purchased controlling interest in the Boston Bruins from Weston Adams.[3] In 1953 it sold the Boston Arena to Samuel M. Pinsly for $398,000.[4] In 1973, the Boston Garden-Arena Corporation merged with Storer Broadcasting.[5]

Members[edit]

Presidents[edit]

General Managers[edit]

Chairmen[edit]

Notable directors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hurwitz, Hy (September 7, 1934). "Garden-Arena Plan Adopted". Boston Daily Globe. 
  2. ^ "Brown, Pieri Purchases Celtics Basketball Club". The Hartford Courant. August 1, 1950. 
  3. ^ "Boston Bruins Change Hands". AP. October 12, 1951. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Private Interests Buy Boston Arena". The Hartford Courant. April 18, 1953. 
  5. ^ "Broadcasting firm merges with ownership of Bruins". UPI. December 8, 1972. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "H.G. Lapham Dead". The New York Times. December 17, 1939. 
  7. ^ "Raymond Lapham Heads Boston Garden-Arena". The Hartford Courant. January 9, 1940. 
  8. ^ a b "Garden Re-elects Brown; To Buy All Bruin Stock". AP. January 13, 1955. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Kanaly Is Named To Take Brown's Place at Garden". The Christian Science Monitor. October 27, 1942. 
  10. ^ a b Ralby, Herb (September 17, 1964). "Powers to Head Garden". Boston Globe. 
  11. ^ a b Fitzgerald, Tom (May 9, 1973). "Boston Garden's Eddie Powers dead at 66". Boston Globe. 
  12. ^ a b c "New Arena or No, Bruins to Stay in Hub". Boston Globe. October 30, 1965. 
  13. ^ Ralby, Herb (October 12, 1951). "Garden Buys 60% of Bruins for $179,520". Boston Globe. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "New Boston Garden Directors". The Wall Street Journal. September 10, 1934. 
  15. ^ "Harvard Football Immortal Dies: Huntington Hardwick Heart Attack Victim". Reading Eagle. 1949-06-27. 
Preceded by
First
Boston Celtics principal owner
1946–1950
Succeeded by
Walter A. Brown
Preceded by
Weston Adams
Boston Bruins principal owner
1951–1973
Succeeded by
Storer Broadcasting