What are wingfoots?

Some articles on wingfoots, wingfoot:

National Alliance Of Basketball Leagues
... and Goodyear Tire Company, who originally sponsored the Akron Wingfoots. 1930s, the league was restarted in 1938, with the Wingfoots winning the initial NBL title ... By World War II, both the Wingfoots and the Firestone Tire Company's Non Skids had suspended play, but other seminal pro teams such as the Ft ...
Intercontinental Cup (basketball) - Intercontinental Cup Winners
... Corinthians 66-59 1967 Varese, Naples, Rome Akron Goodyear Wingfoots Ignis Varese 78-72 1968 Philadelphia Akron Goodyear Wingfoots Real Madrid 105-73 1969 Macon Akron Goodyear Wingfoots ...
National Industrial Basketball League - Standings
... Harnischfegers 1 ... Peoria Cats 3. 0.625 Milwaukee Allen-Bradleys 4. 0.5 Akron Goodyear Wingfoots 5. 0.375 Fort Wayne General Electrics 0. 1948-1949 ...
Akron Wingfoots
... The Akron Wingfoots are one of the oldest basketball teams in the United States ... based shoes made specifically for athletics, the wingfoot ... The Wingfoots won the first NBL title in 1938 ...