Mjhbuckeye and I are pleased to announce the availability of a comprehensive, predominately photo based set of original and some throwback ABA jerseys for use in the Action! PC Basketball game. This file is primarily a labor of love for mjhbuckeye, who researched at length and sourced much of the resulting imagery from the North American Soccer League (!) website (http://www.nasljerseys.com/ABA/Jerseys/Teams_Jersey.htm), with additional material from the online ABA destination of choice Remember the ABA (http://www.remembertheaba.com/). My own contributions are modest at best, with a few of the jersey jpgs obtained from general internet research.
This file is available for download at two locations, in two separate configurations. John Gardner’s Sports Replays – Fields of Dreams graciously hosts the original configuration of this set, confined solely to ABA jerseys, which can be found on his downloads page with a host of other Action user generated content here - http://www.sportsreplays.net/downloads5.htm. Mjhbuckeye’s Action hoops league website, TransAm Basketball, also hosts these ABA jerseys as part of a much larger two file download of NBA and other now defunct pro league/team uniforms. You can find the files here - https://sites.google.com/site/transambasketball/home/files-downloads - along with several encompassing player photo sets from recent NBA seasons.
The naming convention for the individual jersey photos follows the accepted abbreviations for professional basketball teams as posted at the Association for Professional Basketball Research web site http://www.apbr.org/abbreviations.html. The jerseys are further identified for first year of use and home, away, alternate or specialty. For example, if you want the home uni for the last year of existence of the Pittsburgh ABA franchise, you would locate PTC 71-home. The famous "The City" Warriors jersey worn on the road by Rick Barry and company would be SFW 66-away.
Please note that this set, while extensive, is not inclusive of every jersey worn in the ABA’s history. With that in mind, mjhbuckeye in particular will keep an eye open for additions (or corrections), and we’ll make available any updates for download at the aforementioned sites.
We hope that you have as much fun simming ABA replays with this set as we did putting it together!