- 1947-1948

Played home games at the Wigwam in Anderson, Indiana – Seating capacity – 4,800

 

ANDERSON DUFFEY PACKERS  NBL 42-18 MURRAY MENDENHALL
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
John Hargis F-G 27 6:02 180 Texas’47 59 235 172 329 .523 642 10.9
Charlie Black F-C 26 6:05 200 Kansas’47 58 148 149 249 .598 445 7.7
Howie Schultz C 25 6:07 200 Hamline’45 60 213 179 258 .694 605 10.1
Frank Brian G 24 6:01 180 LSU’47 59 248 155 210 .738 651 11.0
Rollie Seltz G 23 5:10 170 Hamline’46 59 118 90 119 .756 326 5.5
Milo Komenich F-C 27 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 fr Ft.Wayne 43 120 43 88 .489 283 6.6
Charlie Shipp G 34 6:01 205 None 55 103 63 95 .663 269 4.9
Ed Stanczak F 26 6:03 205 None 55 73 61 102 .598 207 3.8
Boag Johnson G-F 26 5:11 170 Huntington(In)’47 57 84 31 53 .585 199 3.5
Price Brookfield F-G 27 6:04 200 West Texas State’42 fr Waterloo PBLA 49 82 27 40 .675 191 3.9
Wally Borrevik C 26 6:07 215 Oregon’44 to Flint 15 13 12 25 .480 38 2.5
Dick Furey F 22 6:03 195 St.Thomas(Mn)’46 to Flint 12 10 5 7 .714 25 2.1
Jim Springer C 22 6:09 235 Canterbury’46 to Indianapolis 6 4 9 14 .643 17 2.8
             PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
John Hargis F-G 27 6:02 180 Texas’47 6 30 25 38 .658 85 14.2
Charlie Black F-C 26 6:05 200 Kansas’47 6 28 10 22 .455 66 11.0
Howie Schultz C 25 6:07 200 Hamline’45 6 23 9 18 .500 55 9.2
Frank Brian G 24 6:01 180 LSU’47 6 18 11 16 .688 47 7.8
Rollie Seltz G 23 5:10 170 Hamline’46 6 11 4 4 1.000 26 4.3
Price Brookfield F-G 27 6:04 200 West Texas State’42 6 17 9 12 .750 43 7.2
Boag Johnson G-F 26 5:11 170 Huntington(In)’47 6 15 3 5 .600 33 5.5
Milo Komenich F-C 27 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 6 10 7 14 .500 27 4.5
Ed Stanczak F 26 6:03 205 None 6 7 11 18 .611 25 4.2
Charlie Shipp G 34 6:01 205 None 2 2 3 4 .750 7 3.5

 

ANDERSON DUFFY PACKERS WBT  2-1 MURRAY MENDENHALL  WBT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
John Hargis F-G 27 6:02 180 Texas’47 3 14 6 9 .667 34 11.3
Charlie Black F-C 26 6:05 200 Kansas’47 3 7 4 6 .667 18 6.0
Howie Schultz C 25 6:07 200 Hamline’45 3 8 10 13 .769 26 8.7
Frank Brian G 24 6:01 180 LSU’47 3 10 5 11 .455 25 8.3
Boag Johnson G-F 26 5:11 170 Huntington(In)’47 3 10 1 1 1.000 21 7.0
Rollie Seltz G 24 5:10 170 Hamline’46 3 8 3 6 .500 19 6.3
Milo Komenich F-C 27 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 3 6 4 8 .500 16 5.3
Charlie Shipp G 34 6:01 205 None 3 4 2 2 1.000 10 3.3
Ed Stanczak F 26 6:03 205 None 2 3 0 4 .000 6 3.0
 Price Brookfield -F 27 6:04 200 West Texas State’42 3 3 0 0 .000 6 2.0

Played home games at the Sports Arena in Atlanta, Georgia

 

ATLANTA CRACKERS  PBLA 7-1 COLBY GUNTHER
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Coulby Gunther F 23 6:04 190 St.John’s(NY) 8 49 61 83 .735 159 19.9
Bob Fitzgerald F-C 26 6:05 195 Seton Hall’43 to Syrcasue NL 8 24 13 21 .619 61 7.6
Bill Roberts C 22 6:09 210 Wyoming’46 8 27 8 14 .571 62 7.8
Mike McCarron G 25 5:11 175 Seton Hall’42 8 26 13 17 .765 65 8.1
Moe Becker G 30 6:01 185 Duquesne’41 8 11 5 7 .714 27 3.4
Howie Rader G 26 6:01 190 LIU’44 to Tri Cities NL 8 12 8 8 1.000 32 4.0
Harry Miller C 24 6:04 230 Seton Hall/North Carolina 4 7 4 4 1.000 18 4.5
Charlie Scruggs F 24 6:00 180 Georgia Tech’43 6 1 3 3 1.000 5 0.8
Julie Silverman G     21 5:11 190  None 5 1 0 0 .000 2 0.4
Ken Keller G 25 6:01 180 St.John’s(NY)’43 5 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at Municipal Auditorium in Birmingham, Alabama – Seating capacity – 5,000

 

BIRMINGHAM SKYHAWKS  PBLA 5-2 FRED LEWIS
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Fred Lewis F-G 26 6:02 195 Eastern Kentucky’46 to Sheboygan NL 7 29 13 23 .565 71 10.1
Lenny Rader F 26 6:02 185 LIU’42 7 20 16 22 .727 56 8.0
Elmore Morgenthaler C 25 6:09 235 N.MexicoMines/BostonC.’47 7 35 32 50 .640 102 14.6
Al Grenert G 27 6:00 190 NYU’45 to Tri Cities NL 7 15 16 21 .762 46 6.6
Gene Rock G 25 5:09 155 USC’47 to Chicago BAA 7 19 10 16 .625 48 6.9
Bobby Holm G 29 6:00 200 Seton Hall’42 7 16 6 10 .600 38 5.4
Grant Dunlap F 24 6:03 185 COP’47 7 4 16 28 .571 24 3.4
Harry Shor F-C 24 6:03 200 None 4 1 0 0 .000 2 0.5
Ernie Dibenedetto G 22 5:10 170 DePaul’47 5 0 1 2 .500 1 0.2
BRIDGEPORT NEWFIELD STEELERS 0-1 PERRY PILOTTI
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Mickey Homa F 24 6:01 185 Kentucky’48 1 3 4 4 1.000 10 10.0
Jackie Bowden F 30 6:00 170 None 1 1 1 3 .333 3 3.0
John Wilson C 25 6:04 200 Clark(Ga)/LIU 1 4 5 11 .455 13 13.0
Willie  Zirkel G 20 6:03 West Virginia’47 1 5 2 5 .400 12 12.0
George Petrovick G 27 5:09 150 None 1 3 0 0 .000 6 6.0
Joe Oslai F 25 6:02 None 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Ernie Gomez F 23 6:02 None 1 1 1 3 .333 3 3.0
Zeke Fazekas G 28 6:00 175 None 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, Tennessee – Seating capacity -3,000

 

CHATTANOOGA MAJORS  PBLA 3-3 DUTCH DEHNERT
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Tony Kelly F-G 26 5:11 165 Marquette/DePaul’43 5 13 3 4 .750 29 5.8
Dick Kraus F 21 6:03 190 West Virginia’47 6 20 13 24 .542 53 8.8
Dan Kirkland C 26 6:05 205 Georgia’41 6 14 11 14 .786 39 6.5
Red Dehnert G 23 6:03 185 Columbia’43 5 14 4 9 .444 32 6.4
Julie Kasner G 30 5:11 175 Brooklyn’41 5 18 27 33 .818 63 12.6
Nat Silverberg F    25 6:03 190 Long Island’43 6 10 8 15 .533 28 4.7
Harry Johnson F 6:03 175 None 5 10 3 3 1.000 23 4.6
Leroy Carlton C 21 6:07 210 None 6 10 3 9 .333 23 3.8
Bill Arnett G 24 6:00 175 Tusculum’45/LIU’46 5 3 3 8 .375 9 1.8
Lou Fitzgerald G 28 6:01 155 None 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Bill Anderson G 6:00 165 None 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
John Sullivan C 23 6:04 190 Loyola(Ill) 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at the Chicago Amphitheatre – Capacity – 11,000

 

CHICAGO AMERICAN GEARS  PBLA 8-0 BOBBY McDERMOTT
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Stan Patrick F 25 6:03 215 Santa Clara/Illinois’44 to Flint NL 8 31 14 23 .609 76 9.5
Bob Calihan F 29 6:03 200 Detroit’40 to Flint NL 6 15 8 10 .800 38 6.3
George Mikan C 24 6:10 235 DePaul’46 to Minneapolis NL 8 79 35 54 .648 193 24.1
Bobby McDermott G 33 5:11 185 None to Sheboygan NL 8 65 10 14 .714 140 17.5
Dick Triptow G 25 6:00 170 DePaul’44 to Tri Cities NL 8 24 7 14 .500 55 6.9
Fritz Nagy F-G 23 6:02 185 Akron’47 to Indianapolis NL 8 12 9 13 .692 33 4.1
Pete Fogo C 26 6:05 180 Pepperdine’47 8 11 2 6 .333 24 3.0
Billy Hassett G 26 6:01 180 Notre Dame’46 to Indianapolis NL 4 9 2 5 .400 20 5.0
Charlie Molnor G-C   22  6:00  170 None  LACC 3 2 0 2 .000 4 1.3

Franchise transferred from Midland, Michigan to Flint , Michigan during the season.

Played home games at the Midland High School Gym.

Played home games at the Industrial Mutual Association Auditorium in Flint – Seating capacity – 5,000

 

FLINT DOW A.C.’s  NBL  8-52  JIMMY WALSH 0-2
MATT ZUNIC 8-50
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS         GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Ray Patterson F 24 6:02 195 Wisconsin’45 56 147 72 117 .615 366 6.5
Bob Calihan F 29 6:03 200 Detroit’40 fr Chicago PBLA 56 273 260 371 .701 806 14.4
Milt Schoon C 25 6:09 230 Valpariso’46 55 114 120 214 .561 348 6.3
Stan Patrick G-F 26 6:03 215 Santa Clara/Illinois’44 fr Chicago PBLA 44 149 90 144 .625 388 8.8
Hal Gensichen G 26 5:11 170 W.Michigan’47 fr Indianapolis 4 18 7 13 .538 43 10.8
Matt Zunic G 28 6:03 195 G.Washington’41 Inujury 57 123 85 128 .664 331 5.8
Jim Gibbs C-F 34 6:05 195 Warrensburg State’39 fr Tulsa PBLA 55 107 92 147 .626 306 5.6
Danny Wagner G 25 6:00 170 Texas’47 50 96 59 92 .641 251 5.0
Milt Ticco F-G 26 6:03 205 Kentucky’43 to Indianapolis 30 74 25 35 .714 173 5.8
Keith Carey G 27 6;03 190 Alma’42 37 33 45 64 .703 111 3.0
John Janisch F-G 27 6:03 200 Valpariso’45 fr ProvBAA 36 36 21 28 .750 93 2.6
Danny Smick F-C 29 6:05 215 Michigan’39 35 26 24 43 .558 76 2.2
Charlie Joachim G 27 6:02 185 Mt.Union’42 15 19 27 37 .000 65 4.3
Fred Rehm G 26 6:03 195 Wisconsin’43 to Oshkosh 14 19 23 30 .000 61 4.4
Bill Sattler C 31 6:08 195 Ohio State’40 7 15 15 25 .000 45 6.4
Wally Borrevik C 26 6:07 215 Oregon’44 fr Anderson/to TC 5 6 2 7 .000 14 2.8
Hal Korovin C-G 22 6:05 205 CCNY’45 3 4 3 5 .000 11 3.7
Frank Carswell G 28 6:00 185 Rice’41 fr Houston PBLA 4 4 2 2 .000 10 2.5
Paul Herman G 26 6:01 175 Tennessee’43 2 1 1 3 .000 3 1.5
Dick Furey F 22 6:03 195 St.Thomas(Mn)’46 fr Anderson/to TC 1 1 0 2 .000 2 2.0
John Gibbs G 32 6:06 195 Warrensberg St’41 fr Tulsa PBLA 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at North Side High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana – Seating capacity – 3,800

 

FORT WAYNE PISTONS  NBL 40-20 CARL BENNETT
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Ralph Hamilton F-G 26 6:01 188 Indiana’47 Injured 49 143 101 135 .748 387 7.9
Blackie Towery F 27 6:04 210 Western Kentucky’41 59 139 129 187 .690 407 6.9
Jake Pelkington C 30 6:06 200 Manhattan Injured 54 174 156 214 .729 504 9.3
Curly Armstrong G-F 29 5:11 170 Indiana’41 Injured 53 148 139 206 .675 435 8.2
Bob Tough G 27 6:00 185 St.John’s(NY)’42 60 129 48 71 .676 306 5.1
Bob Kinney C 27 6:06 215 Rice’42 58 149 92 147 .626 390 6.7
Dick Niemeria G-F 26 6:01 165 Notre Dame’43 59 118 97 135 .719 333 5.6
Jack Smiley F-G 25 6:03 190 Illinois’47 60 105 90 135 .667 300 5.0
Dick Triptow G-F 25 6:00 170 DePaul’44 fr Tri Cities 48 74 75 119 .630 223 4.6
Walton Kirk F 23 6:03 175 Illinois’47 Injured 45 62 44 90 .489 168 3.7
Ken Menke G 25 6:00 170 Illinois’47 44 39 45 57 .789 123 2.8
Milo Komenich F-C 27 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 to Anderson 7 7 1 7 .143 15 2.1
             PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Ralph Hamilton F-G 26 6:01 188 Indiana’47 Injured 2 1 2 4 .500 4 2.0
Blackie Towery F 27 6:04 210 Western Kentucky’41 4 7 5 10 .500 19 4.8
Jake Pelkington C 30 6:06 200 Manhattan 4 14 6 13 .462 34 8.5
Curly Armstrong G-F 29 5:11 170 Indiana’41 4 13 11 16 .688 37 9.3
Bob Tough G 27 6:00 185 St.John’s(NY)’42 4 9 3 3 1.000 21 5.3
Bob Kinney C 27 6:06 215 Rice’42 4 20 3 8 .375 43 10.8
Dick Niemeria G-F 26 6:01 165 Notre Dame’43 4 10 7 8 .875 27 6.8
Jack Smiley F-G 25 6:03 190 Illinois’47 4 7 6 8 .750 20 5.0
Dick Triptow G-F 25 6:00 170 DePaul’44 4 9 1 3 .333 19 4.8
Walton Kirk F 23 6:03 175 Illinois’47 3 3 1 6 .167 7 2.3
Ken Menke G 25 6:00 170 Illinois’47 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0

 

FORT WAYNE PISTONS  WBT 0-1 CARL BENNETT  WBT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Curly Armstrong G-F 29 5:11 170 Indiana’41 1 2 4 5 .800 8 8.0
Dick Niemeria G-F 27 6:01 165 Notre Dame’43 1 4 0 0 .000 8 8.0
Bob Kinney C 27 6:06 215 Rice’42 1 4 0 2 .000 8 8.0
Dick Triptow G-F 25 6:00 170 DePaul’44 1 5 2 2 1.000 12 12.0
Jack Smiley F-G 25 6:03 190 Illinois’47 1 2 1 3 .333 5 5.0
Blackie Towery F 27 6:04 210 Western Kentucky’41 1 2 1 2 .500 5 5.0
Walton Kirk F 23 6:03 175 Illinois’47 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0
Ralph Hamilton F-G 26 6:01 188 Indiana’47 1 0 1 2 .500 1 1.0
John Pelkington C 30 6:06 200 Manhattan 1 0 1 3 .333 1 1.0
Ken Menke G 25 6:00 170 Illinois’47 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Bob Tough G 27 6:00 185 St.John’s(NY)’42 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Palyed ome games at Grand Rapids Civic Auditorium in Grand Rapids, Michigan .

 

GRAND RAPIDS RANGERS  PBLA 3-3 STAN SZUKALA
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Bill Davis F 26 6:03 215 Notre Dame’43 6 13 7 13 .538 33 5.5
Jim Cominsky F 26 6:03 190 DePaul’43 6 10 0 2 .000 20 3.3
George Ratkovicz C-F 23 6:07 225 None to Rochester NL 6 35 18 25 .720 88 14.7
Stan Szukala G 29 6:00 185 De Paul’40 6 23 13 20 .650 59 9.8
Wibs Kautz G 32 6:00 180 Loyola(Ill)’39 6 21 15 21 .714 57 9.5
0
Dick Starzyk G 26 5:10 180 DePaul’46 6 9 7 12 .583 25 4.2
Tony Kaseta C 24 6:07 220 None 5 9 1 4 .250 19 3.8
Art Stolkey G 27 6:01 180 Detroit’46 6 5 6 11 .545 16 2.7
Bill Krall C 27 6:07 200 Michigan State’46 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Carter O’Rourke F 28 6:04 170 DePaul’41 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at the Municipal Auditorium in Houston, Texas.

 

HOUSTON MAVERICKS  PBLA 2-0 BILL CLOSS
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Frank Gates F-G 27 6:00 160 Sam Houston’41 2 5 4 7 .571 14 7.0
Bill Closs F 25 6:06 215 Rice’43 to Indianapolis NL 2 4 3 7 .429 11 5.5
Bill Henry C 23 6:09 220 Rice’45 2 10 7 12 .583 27 13.5
Frank Carswell G 28 6:01 175 Rice’41 to Flint NL 2 11 6 8 .750 28 14.0
Hal Lambert G 27 5:10 170 Rice’43 2 10 3 3 1.000 23 11.5
Roy Cox G 22 5:09 160 Texas’47 2 6 0 2 .000 12 6.0
Willie Wells F 28 6:03 182 SamHouston/Houston’47 2 1 2 2 1.000 4 2.0
Ben Gardner F 23 6:03 178 Sam Houston St’46 2 1 0 0 .000 2 1.0
Harmon Walters F 26 6:00 190 Rice’47 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at the Hinkle Field House in Indianapolis, Indiana – Seating capacity – 15,000

 

INDIANAPOLIS KAUTSKYS  NBL  24-35 GLENN CURTIS 8-8
LEO KLIER 1-2
BRUCE HALE 21-31
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Leo Klier F 24 6:02 170 Notre Dame’46 56 227 152 223 .682 606 10.8
Bill Closs F-C 25 6:06 215 Rice’43 fr Houston PBLA 55 162 72 123 .585 396 7.2
George Glamack C-F 28 6:08 240 N.Carolina St’41 57 215 162 244 .664 592 10.4
Bruce Hale G-F 29 6:01 175 Santa Clara’41 fr St.Paul PBLA 48 196 155 215 .721 547 11.4
Fred Lewis G 26 6:02 195 E.Kentucky’46 fr Sheboygan 17 66 35 50 .700 167 9.8
Arnie Risen C 23 6:09 200 Ohio State’45 to Rochester 33 137 124 191 .649 398 12.1
Ernie Andres G 29 6:01 200 Indiana’39 47 106 47 75 .627 259 5.5
Hal Gensichen G 26 5:11 170 W.Michigan’47 to Flint 32 69 58 88 .659 196 6.1
Fritz Nagy F-G 23 6:02 185 Harvard’46/Akron’47 fr Chicago PBLA 39 42 42 63 .667 126 3.2
Bob Dietz G-F 30 6:01 165 Butler’41 37 48 25 45 .556 121 3.3
Jim Springer C-F 22 6:09 235 Canterbury’46 fr Anderson 19 8 16 26 .000 32 1.7
Ed Bogdanski F 26 6:04 220 DePaul/Loyola(Ill)’47 fr St. Paul PBLA 19 15 2 11 .182 32 1.7
Don Grate F-G 24 6:02 185 Ohio State’45 11 14 3 6 .500 31 2.8
Woody Norris F-G 28 6:01 170 Butler’41 10 9 7 11 .636 25 2.5
Herm Schaefer G 28 6:00 175 Indiana’41 3 2 6 6 1.000 10 3.3
Milt Ticco F 26 6;03 205 Kentucky’43 fr Flint/to Sheboygan 10 3 3 3 1.000 9 0.9
Roy Pugh F-C 25 6:06 210 SMU’48 4 1 2 4 .500 4 1.0
Jack Forestieri G-F 20 6:00 170 None fr Sheboygan 1 1 2 4 .500 4 4.0
Del Loranger F 27 6:03 180 Western Michigan’44 fr Kansas City PBLA 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
        PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Leo Klier F 24 6:02 170 Notre Dame’46 4 16 17 23 .739 49 12.3
Bill Closs F-C 25 6:06 215 Rice’43 4 15 7 13 .538 37 9.3
George Glamack C-F 28 6:08 240 N.Carolina St’41 4 24 20 28 .714 68 17.0
Bruce Hale G-F 29 6:01 175 Santa Clara’41 4 21 20 25 .800 62 15.5
Fred Lewis G 26 6:02 195 E.Kentucky’46 4 18 5 8 .625 41 10.3
Fritz Nagy F-G 23 6:02 185 Harvard’46/Akron’47 4 1 6 8 .750 8 2.0
Bob Dietz G-F 30 6:01 165 Butler’41 4 3 0 1 .000 6 1.5
Ernie Andres G 29 6:01 200 Indiana’39 4 1 3 3 1.000 5 1.3
Jim Springer C-F 22 6:09 235 Canterbury’46 3 0 0 2 .000 0 0.0
INDIANAPOLIS KAUTSKYS  WBT 0-1 BRUCE HALE  WBT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Leo Klier F 24 6:02 170 Notre Dame’46 1 5 3 7 .429 13 13.0
Bill Closs F 26 6:06 215 Rice’43 1 2 1 2 .500 5 5.0
George Glamack C 29 6:08 240 N.Carolina St’41 1 4 2 2 1.000 10 10.0
Fred Lewis G 27 6:02 195 E.Kentucky’46 1 3 3 4 .750 9 9.0
Bruce Hale G 29 6:01 175 Santa Clara’41 1 4 1 2 .500 9 9.0
Fritz Nagy F 24 6:02 185 Harvard/Akron’47 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0
Jim Springer C 21 6:09 235 Canterbury’46 1 1 1 2 .000 3 3.0
Bob Dietz G 30 6:01 165 Butler’41 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0

Home games at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. – Capacity – 10,000

 

KANSAS CITY BLUES  PBLA 1-5 CHUCK HYATT
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Babe Mazza F 25 6:01 180 Marshall’43 6 17 11 17 .647 45 7.5
Bob Nodler F-C 29 6:04 195 None 6 19 5 9 .556 43 7.2
Bobby O’Brien C 20 6:04 190 Kansas/Pepperdine to Philadelphia BAA 6 20 19 35 .543 59 9.8
Hal Brown G 24 6:00 160 Evansville’46 6 14 15 22 .682 43 7.2
Herb Gregg G 29 5:08 150 Missouri’43 6 8 3 5 .600 19 3.2
Hal Johnson G 29 6:01 175 Kansas Wesleyan’43 5 11 7 12 .583 29 5.8
John Simmons G 23 6:01 185 NYU 3 4 5 8 .625 13 4.3
Bill Hall F 22 6:01 190 Wash&Jeff/Marshall’47 6 4 1 3 .333 9 1.5
Kite Thomas G 23 6:02 190 Kansas State’47 5 3 1 2 .500 7 1.4
Joe Patanelli F 28 6:03 200 None to Minneapolis NL 1 2 2 4 .500 6 6.0
Del Loranger F 27 6:03 180 Western Michigan’44 to Indianapolis NL 3 0 2 4 .500 2 0.7

Home games played at the Louisville Armory.

 

LOUISVILLE COLONELS  PBLA 2-4 VIRGIL VAUGHN
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Ed Kupper F 24 6:02 185 Louisville’47 6 18 16 20 .800 52 8.7
Bucky Schuler F 24 6:03 200 None 6 21 9 12 .750 51 8.5
Virgil Vaughn C-F 29 6:04 195 Kentucky Wes’n’43 to Syracuse NL 6 21 17 29 .586 59 9.8
Stan Waxman G 25 5:11 180 LIU’45 6 25 8 17 .471 58 9.7
Art Grove G 24 6:00 185 Toledo’43 6 10 5 12 .417 25 4.2
Bill Wright F 24 6:02 185 Tennessee’47 6 11 3 8 .375 25 4.2
Dale Morey G 29 6:01 185 LSU’41 5 6 1 2 .500 13 2.6
Hy Grimmer G-F 26 6:02 185 Murray State’43 4 3 4 6 .667 10 2.5
Homer Thompson C 31 6:04 215 Kentucky’39 4 1 2 4 .500 4 1.0
Clete Helms C 28 6:05 220 Drury/Warrensberg St’42 to Springfield 1 1 0 1 .000 2 2.0
Herb Hurley G 26 6:01 185 Murray State’44 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0
Ken Walters G 25 6:00 170 Ohio U.’47 to Syracuse NL 3 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
George Day F 21 6:04 187 Centre(Ky)’47 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at the Minneapolis Auditorium – Seating capacity – 10,000

 

MINNEAPOLIS LAKERS  NBL 43-17 JOHNNY KUNDLA
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Jack Dwan F-G 26 6:04 200 Loyola(lll)’47 fr St.Paul PBLA/ Injured 55 128 50 73 .685 306 5.6
Jim Pollard F-C 25 6:03 190 Stanford’42 59 310 140 207 .676 760 12.9
George Mikan C 23 6:10 245 DePaul’46 fr Chicago PBLA 56 406 383 509 .752 1195 21.3
Swede Carlson G 24 6:00 170 Minnesota’46 Injured 58 205 65 109 .596 475 8.2
Herm Schaefer G 28 6:00 175 Indiana’41 fr indianapolis 54 108 72 90 .800 288 5.3
Tony Jaros F-G 27 6:03 185 Minnesota’46 58 95 83 114 .728 273 4.7
Don Smith G-F 27 6:02 190 Minnesota’42 57 69 62 94 .660 200 3.5
Paul Napolitano F-G 24 6:02 185 USF’43 52 72 11 21 .524 155 3.0
Johnny Jorgensen F-G 26 6:02 185 DePaul fr BaltimoreBAA 38 37 27 49 .551 101 2.7
Bill Durkee G-F 26 6:03 205 California’47 23 15 11 24 .458 41 1.8
Bob Gerber F-C 31 6:05 220 Toledo’42 to Tri Cities 15 13 10 22 .455 36 2.4
Jack Rocker F-C 25 6:05 185 California’47 to Phil BAA 5 2 0 0 .000 4 0.8
Ken Exel G 26 6:01 178 Minnesota’43 5 1 2 6 .333 4 0.8
Joe Patanelli F 28 6:03 205 None fr Kansas City PBLA /Injured 5 1 2 5 .400 4 0.8
Warren Ajax F-C 26 6:02 170 Minnesota’43 3 0 1 2 .500 1 0.3
Ted Cook G-C 26 Tennesse’47 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
            PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Jack Dwan F-G 26 6:04 200 Loyola(lll)’47 10 27 5 9 .556 59 5.9
Jim Pollard F-C 25 6:03 190 Stanford’42 10 48 27 41 .659 123 12.3
George Mikan C 23 6:10 245 DePaul’46 10 88 68 96 .708 244 24.4
Swede Carlson G 26 6:00 170 Minnesota’46 9 17 4 10 .400 38 4.2
Herm Schaefer G 28 6:00 175 Indiana’41 10 51 31 38 .816 133 13.3
Tony Jaros F-G 27 6:03 185 Minnesota’46 10 29 22 33 .667 80 8.0
Don Smith G-F 27 6:02 190 Minnesota’42 10 13 9 12 .750 35 3.5
Johnny Jorgensen F-G 26 6:02 185 DePaul 10 11 4 8 .500 26 2.6
Paul Napolitano F-G 24 6:02 185 USF’43 9 8 4 5 .800 20 2.2

 

MINNEAPOLIS LAKERS  WBT
3-0
JOHNNY KUNDLA  WBT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Jack Dwan F-G 26 6:04 200 Loyola(lll)’47 3 5 0 0 .000 10 3.3
Jim Pollard F-C 25 6:03 190 Stanford’42 3 19 7 8 .875 45 15.0
George Mikan C 23 6:10 245 DePaul’46 3 30 23 37 .622 83 27.7
Swede Carlson G 24 6:00 170 Minnesota’46 2 11 4 6 .667 26 13.0
 Herm Schaefer     G  28  6:00    175  Indiana’41   3      16       3         3  1.000  35  11.7
Tony Jaros F 27 6:03 185 Minnesota’46 3 4 4 4 1.000 12 4.0
Don Smith G-F 27 6:02 190 Minnesota’42 3 2 4 4 1.000 8 2.7
Johnny Jorgensen G-F 26 6:02 185 DePaul 2 2 3 4 .750 7 3.5
Paul Napolitano G 25 6:02 185 USF’43 2 3 0 0 .000 6 3.0

Played home games at the Coliseum Arena in New Orleans, Louisana – Seating capacity – 6,000

 

NEW ORLEANS HURRICANES  PBLA 3-5 HERB PAILET
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Paul Seymour F 19 6:02 180 Toledo’46 to Baltimore BAA 8 43 27 33 .818 113 14.1
Jack Mahnen F 23 6:04 190 Toledo/Loyola(La)’43 8 12 17 23 .739 41 5.1
Milt Jackson C 24 6:04 170 Loyola(La)’47 8 15 11 15 .733 41 5.1
Norm Rosen G 22 6:01 180 Temple’47 8 49 3 9 .333 101 12.6
Al Ingerman G 22 5:08 150 Temple’44 8 34 25 33 .758 93 11.6
Andy Gonczi G 26 6:01 165 None 8 13 2 7 .286 28 3.5
John McGee G 28 6:02 190 Tulane’41 8 10 6 11 .545 26 3.3
### Van Booven F 4 3 1 3 .333 7 1.8
Jack Vaughn C-F 23 6:05 190 Texas 6 3 1 7 .143 7 1.2
Tony DiBartolo  G 24  6:00   190 Loyola(La) 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Pat Kenelly C-F 25 6:06 230 SE Louisana’48 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Pete Pasco F 25 6:03 190 East Stroudberg STC’42 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
NEW YORK RENS  WBT  2-1 BOB DOUGLAS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE  GA FGM FTM FGA Pct PTS AVG
George Crowe F 27 6:03 210 Indiana Central’43 3 12 7 13 .538 31 10.3
Jim Usry F 26 6:04 225 Lincoln(Pa)’46 3 7 6 17 .353 20 6.7
Sweetwater Clifton C 25 6:06 230 Xavier(La)’43 3 27 17 25 .680 71 23.7
Sonny Wood G 25 5:10 195 None 3 6 3 7 .429 15 5.0
Pop Gates G 30 6:01 205 Clark(Ga)’39 3 11 4 10 .400 26 8.7
Duke Cumberland F 34 6:02 195 Knoxville 3 9 9 12 .750 27 9.0
Dolly King F-C 31 6:02 215 LIU’40 3 3 3 3 1.000 9 3.0
Eddie Younger G 24 5:07 145 LIU’44 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Home games at Municipal Auditorium in Oklahoma City, Ok.

OKLAHOMA CITY DRILLERS 2-3 GLEN ROSE
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Lonnie Eggleston F 29 6:00 170 Oklahoma A&M’42 5 19 17 26 .654 55 11.0
Aubrey Davis F 24 6:02 178 East Central St’42 5 14 1 2 .500 29 5.8
Austin Earnest C 30 6:05 210 SE Oklahoma Teachers’47 5 8 7 11 .636 23 4.6
Jack Watkins G 24 6:02 185 Oklahoma’47 5 11 5 11 .455 27 5.4
Weldon Kern G 24 5:09 145 Oklahoma A&M’45 5 13 15 22 .682 41 8.2
Allie Paine G 28 6:00 165 Oklahoma’47 5 7 3 6 .500 17 3.4
Calvin Benson F 24 6:04 195 East Central State ’43 5 4 4 7 .571 12 2.4
Garland Head F-G 26 6:02 185 Texas Tech’47 1 3 1 1 1.000 7 7.0
Bob Fitton C 24 6:09 195  Missouri Valley 5 0 5 7 .714 5 1.0
Chet Bryan G 32 5:10 170 OklaCity/NM Mines to Tulsa 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Home games at Creighton University Gymnasium in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

OMAHA TOMAHAWKS  PBLA 2-4 LEN SHEPHERD
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Jim Kaeding F 25 6:02 155 York (Neb)’47 6 21 10 18 .556 52 8.7
Fred Gran F 28 6:06 225 North Dakota’41 6 27 9 16 .563 63 10.5
Ralph Langer C 26 6:05 200 Creighton’43 6 26 15 22 .682 67 11.2
Bob Webster G 22 6:00 180 USC’47 6 16 5 8 .625 37 6.2
Bob Butherus G 24 6:02 185 None 6 8 11 20 .550 27 4.5
Wayne Kaeding G 27 6:01 170 York (Neb)’47 5 12 4 6 .667 28 5.6
Rex Barney G 23 6:03 185 None 6 4 2 2 1.000 10 1.7
Clyde Ehlers C 23 6:05 230 York(Neb)’44 6 2 2 5 .400 6 1.0
Dick Dermody F 25 6:02 195 Arizona’44 4 1 3 5 .600 5 1.3
Tom Shanley G 25 6:01 175 USC’47 5 1 1 1 1.000 3 0.6

Played home games at the Recreation Gym in Oshkosh, Wisconsin .

 

OSHKOSH All-STARS  NBL  29-31 LON DARLING
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Bob Carpenter F 30 6:05 200 East Texas State’40 60 211 160 213 .751 582 9.7
Gene Englund F-C 30 6:05 205 Wisconsin’41 58 246 242 333 .727 734 12.7
Leroy Edwards C-F 33 6:04 225 Kentucky’35 46 76 142 205 .693 294 6.4
Glen Selbo G-F 21 6:03 195 W.Mich/Mich/Wisconsin’47 59 157 62 100 .620 376 6.4
Walt Lautenbach G 25 6:02 190 Wisconsin’47 60 159 36 60 .600 354 5.9
Jack Maddox F 26 6:03 190 West Texas State’42 60 146 59 90 .656 351 5.9
Clint Wager F-C 27 6:06 220 St.Mary’s(Mn)’42 59 90 56 93 .602 236 4.0
Floyd Volker F-C 25 6:04 205 Wyoming’47 57 102 31 66 .470 235 4.1
Bill Hapac G-F 29 6:02 200 Illinois’40 47 78 74 119 .622 230 4.9
Fred Rehm G 26 6:03 195 Wisconsin’43 26 21 30 42 .714 72 2.8
Eddie Riska G 28 6:00 180 Notre Dame’41 18 21 15 24 .625 57 3.2
Bill McDonald G 31 6:03 190 Marquette’40 26 12 11 21 .524 35 1.3
Bob Sullivan G-F 26 6:00 180 Wisconsin’43 13 4 4 5 .800 12 0.9
Abel Rodrigues G 25 6:00 175 Occidental/USF’47 fr St.Paul PBLA 8 4 1 2 .500 9 1.1
Ted Scalissi G 26 5:08 160 Ripon’47 7 1 3 3 1.000 5 0.7
 1-3               PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Bob Carpenter F 30 6:05 200 East Texas State’40 4 7 12 14 .857 26 6.5
Gene Englund F-C 30 6:05 205 Wisconsin’41 4 20 11 14 .786 51 12.8
Leroy Edwards C-F 33 6:04 225 Kentucky’35 4 13 15 23 .652 41 10.3
Glen Selbo G-F 21 6:03 195 W.Mich/Mich/Wisconsin’47 4 5 5 5 1.000 15 3.8
Walt Lautenbach G 25 6:02 190 Wisconsin’47 4 14 5 6 .833 33 8.3
Floyd Volker F-C 25 6:04 205 Wyoming’47 4 12 4 5 .000 28 7.0
Bill Hapac G-F 29 6:02 200 Illinois’40 4 6 11 16 .688 23 5.8
Fred Rehm G 26 6:03 195 Wisconsin’43 4 4 9 10 .900 17 4.3
Eddie Riska G 28 6:00 180 Notre Dame’41 4 1 8 10 .800 10 2.5
Jack Maddox F 26 6:03 190 West Texas State’42 4 4 1 1 1.000 9 2.3
Clint Wager F-C 27 6:06 220 St.Mary’s(Mn)’42 3 2 0 2 .000 4 1.3

Played home games at Edgerton Park Sports Arena in Rochester, New York – Seating capacity – 5,000

 

ROCHESTER ROYALS  NBL  44-16 ED MALANOWICZ &
LES HARRISON
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT   WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS         GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Bob Davies F-G 27 6:01 175 Seton Hall’42 Injured 48 176 120 160 .750 472 9.8
Andy Duncan F-C 24 6:06 195 Kentucky/William & Mary 60 200 119 199 .598 519 8.7
Arnie Risen C 23 6:09 200 Ohio State’45 fr Indianapolis/Inj 28 145 117 161 .727 407 14.5
Al Cervi G 30 5:11 185 None Inj/Illness 49 234 187 242 .773 655 13.4
Red Holzman G 27 5:10 175 CCNY’43 60 246 117 117 1.000 609 10.2
Fuzzy Levane F-G 27 6:02 190 St.John’s(NY)’43 Injured 54 147 45 62 .726 339 6.3
Arnie Johnson C-F 26 6:05 225 Bemidiji State’43 57 101 97 147 .660 299 5.2
George Ratkovicz C 23 6:07 225 None fr Grand Rapids PBLA 53 79 76 119 .639 234 4.4
Bobby Wanzer G-F 26 6:00 170 Seton Hall’47 40 55 57 69 .826 167 4.2
Bill Calhoun F-G 20 6:03 180 None 42 31 18 34 .529 80 1.9
John Mandic F-C 28 6:04 205 Oregon State’42 33 32 13 23 .565 77 2.3
Leroy King C 26 6:07 200 Northwestern’46 12 3 6 8 .000 12 0.4
Joe Lord G-F 23 6:01 175 Villanova’47 4 3 0 1 .000 6 0.5
Ocie Richie F 26 6:03 195 NW Lousiana St’47 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 0.3
             PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Bob Davies F-G 27 6:01 175 Seton Hall’42 11 56 49 64 .766 161 14.6
Andy Duncan F-C 24 6:06 195 Kentucky/William & Mary 11 39 23 34 .676 101 9.2
Arnie Risen C 23 6:09 200 Ohio State’45 Injured 7 35 30 44 .682 100 14.3
Al Cervi G 30 5:11 185 None Illness 6 18 14 19 .737 50 8.3
Red Holzman G 27 5:10 175 CCNY’43 10 35 10 15 .667 80 8.0
Bobby Wanzer G-F 26 6:00 170 Seton Hall’47 11 21 24 28 .857 66 6.0
Arnie Johnson C-F 26 6:05 225 Bemidiji State’43 11 23 20 24 .833 66 6.0
George Ratkovicz C 23 6:07 225 None 11 22 16 28 .571 60 5.5
Fuzzy Levane F-G 27 6:02 190 St.John’s(NY)’43 9 20 2 3 .667 42 4.7
Bill Calhoun F-G 20 6:03 180 None 8 11 3 3 1.000 25 3.1
John Mandic F-C 28 6:04 205 Oregon State’42 5 2 3 4 .000 7 1.4

Played home games at the Municipal Auditorium in Sheboygan, Wisconsin – Seating capacity  – 3,500

 

SHEBOYGAN REDSKINS  NBL  23-37 BOBBY McDERMOTT 4-5
DOXIE MOORE 19-32
        REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Max Morris F 22 6:02 195 Northwestern’46 39 132 132 61 2.164 396 10.2
Mike Todorovich F-C 24 6;05 230 Wyoming’47 60 277 223 65 3.431 777 13.0
Ed Dancker C 33 6:07 210 None 58 109 78 50 1.560 296 5.1
Paul Cloyd G-F 27 6:01 170 Wisconsin 60 213 129 71 1.817 555 9.3
Al Lucas G-F 25 6:03 195 Fordham’43 58 98 39 56 .696 235 4.1
Fred Lewis G 26 6:02 195 E.Kentucky’46 fr Birm’hamPBLA//to Indianapolis 27 103 66 76 .868 272 10.1
Les Deaton F-C 24 6:04 210 Simpson(Ia)’47 51 83 71 119 .597 237 4.6
Bob Bolyard G 27 6:00 185 Toledo’43 56 72 50 73 .685 194 3.5
Bobby McDermott G 33 5:11 185 None frChicagoPBLA/to Tri Cities 16 54 30 39 .769 138 8.6
Luther Harris F 24 6:03 195 None Susp/to Tri Cities 24 50 37 61 .607 137 5.7
Milt Ticco F 26 6:03 205 Kentucky’43 fr Indianapolis 20 35 12 13 .923 82 4.1
Bob Dykstra C 25 6:09 230 Simpson(Ia)’46 51 19 26 52 .500 64 1.3
Kenny Suesens G 31 6:01 185 Iowa’38 11 3 5 15 .333 11 1.0
Fred Gantt F-G 25 6:03 175 Richmond’46 6 4 3 3 1.000 11 1.8
Jack Forestieri G-F 20 6:00 170 None fr Indianapolis 4 0 1 1 1.000 1 0.3
Cecil Hankins G 25 6:01 175 OklahomaA&M’45 fr Boston BAA 1 0 1 1 1.000 1 1.0

Home games at Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Temple Mosque in Springfield, Missouri – Capacity – 4,750

 

SPRINGFIELD SQUIRES  PBLA 1-7 DOLLY DAVIS
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Fred Barker F 30 6:04 200 Murray State(Ok) JC 8 17 8 10 .800 42 5.3
Joe Pogue F 22 6:03 190 Notre Dame/Drury’47 8 18 6 22 .273 42 5.3
Billy Joe Hanks C 21 6:04 190 Drury’50 8 29 12 32 .375 70 8.8
Darrell Lorance G 19 6:02 185 Kentucky/Missouri’47 8 31 25 40 .625 87 10.9
Jack Roffler G 23 5:10 140 Eastern Washington’47 8 24 8 14 .571 56 7.0
Bill Stockman F-G 26 6:02 170 West Texas State’46 8 11 2 4 .500 24 3.0
Dolly Davis G 30 6:01 180 SW Missouri State’39 7 10 3 5 .600 23 3.3
Ed Parry G 29 6:01 175 None 4 4 6 11 .545 14 3.5
Ernie Young G 22 6:00 175 Drury 7 6 1 4 .000 13 1.9
Clete Helms C 28 6:05 220 Drury’40/Warrenburg St’42    fr Louisville 4 3 2 2 .000 8 2.0
Archie Vap F 23 6:04 180 Hastings(Ne)’46 3 3 0 0 .000 6 2.0

Home games at City Auditorium in St. Joseph, Mo.

 

ST.JOSEPH OUTLAWS  PBLA 1-6 HAL HUTCHESON
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS  GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Tom Meyer F  25 6:04 215 None 7 33 19 31 .613 85 12.1
Don Fitz F 28 6:04 195 Nebraska’41 7 18 13 30 .433 49 7.0
Hal Hutcheson C 27 6:05 190 Marysville State’41 7 29 10 18 .556 68 9.7
Pete McCloud G 29 6:00 170 Colorado’42 7 27 11 20 .550 65 9.3
Red Allen G 6:01 180 St.John’s(NY)’41 7 19 8 14 .571 46 6.6
Cy Singer G-F 30 6:02 210 Notre Dame’47 7 5 3 4 .750 13 1.9
Dave Latter C-F 25 6:06 210 None 1 2 3 4 .750 7 7.0
Charlie Epperson G-F 28 6:02 185 Wisconsin’42 7 1 5 6 .833 7 1.0
Jack Oxenreider G 25 6:00 170 William Penn (Ia)’46 6 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Home games played  at St. Paul Auditorium – Seating capacity – 9,000

 

ST. PAUL SAINTS  PBLA 6-3 BRUCE HALE
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Jack Dwan F 26 6:03 195 Loyola(Ill)’47 to Minneapolis NL 7 33 19 31 .613 85 12.1
Eddie Oram F-G 33 6:03 185 USC’37 to Syracuse NL 7 18 13 30 .433 49 7.0
Hal Kottman C 25 6:08 220 Culver-Stockton’46 7 29 10 18 .556 68 9.7
Bruce Hale G 29 6:01 175 Santa Clara’41 to Indianapolis NL 7 27 11 20 .550 65 9.3
Marty Passaglia G 28 6:01 170 Santa Clara’41 7 19 8 14 .571 46 6.6
Ed Bogdanski F 26 6:04 220 DePaul/Loyola(Ill)’47 to Indianapolis NL 7 5 3 4 .750 13 1.9
Abel Rodrigues G 25 6:00 175 Occidental/USF’47 to Oshkosh NL 1 2 3 4 .750 7 7.0
John Sebastian G 26 6:01 190 Southern Illinois’47 to Syracuse NL 7 1 5 6 .833 7 1.0
Merrill Hubbard F-C 22 6:04 Hamline 6 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at the New York State Fairgrounds Coliseum in Syracuse, New York – Seating capacity – 7,500

 

SYRACUSE NATS  NBL  24-36 BENNY BORGMANN 21-34
EMIL BARBONI 0-1              
            DANNY BIASONE 3-1
PLAYER POS AGE          HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS       REGULAR SEASON
           GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
John Chaney F-C 27 6:03 190 LSU’43 Injured 40 107 78 103 .757 292 7.3
Jim Homer F-C 24 6:05 220 Alabama’47 56 250 198 324 .611 698 12.5
Mike Novak C 32 6:09 220 Loyola(Ill)’39 60 211 124 201 .617 546 9.1
Paul Seymour G-F 19 6:02 180 Toledo’46 fr BaltimoreBAA 30 79 47 64 .734 205 6.8
Jerry Rizzo G-F 29 5:08 150 Fordham’40 60 160 217 303 .716 537 9.0
Steve Sharkey G-F 29 6:00 190 None 60 108 64 110 .582 280 4.7
Bob Kitterman G-F 22 6:01 180 None 54 117 38 53 .717 272 5.0
George Nelmark G 30 6:01 185 Kirksville STC’41 Injured 52 76 51 85 .600 203 3.9
Brooms Abramovic F-C 28 6:03 185 Salem(WV)’43 fr BaltimoreBAA 35 72 42 54 .778 186 5.3
Eddie Oram F 33 6:03 175 USC’37 fr St.Paul PBLA 24 39 29 44 .659 107 4.5
Bob O’Shaughnessy G 26 6:00 175 Nevada(Reno)’47 25 41 19 31 .613 101 4.0
Virgil Vaughn F-C 29 6:04 205 Ky. Wesleyan’43 fr Louisville NPBL 11 29 5 9 .556 63 5.7
Chick Meehan G 27 5:11 180 None 22 16 10 16 .625 42 1.9
Bill DeVenzio G 22 6:00 185 Eastern Kentucky’47 6 2 7 9 .778 11 1.8
Garland O’Shields F 26 6:01 195 Tennessee’45 5 3 3 4 .750 9 1.8
Roy Hurley F 25 6:02 170 Murray St. fr Tri Cities 4 1 4 5 .800 6 1.5
Bob Fitzgerald F 26 6:05 195 Seton Hall’43 fr Atlanta PBLA 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0
Ken Walters G 25 6:00 170 Ohio U.’47 fr Louisville PBLA 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
John Sebastian G 26 6:01 190 Southern Illinois’47 fr St.Paul PBLA 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS                     PLAYOFFS
           GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
John Chaney F-C 27 6:03 190 LSU’43 3 6 5 11 .455 17 5.7
Jim Homer F-C 24 6:05 220 Alabama’47 3 11 14 18 .778 36 12.0
Mike Novak C 32 6:09 220 Loyola(Ill)’39 3 9 4 5 .800 22 7.3
Paul Seymour G-F 19 6:02 180 Toledo’46 3 12 5 7 .714 29 9.7
Jerry Rizzo G-F 29 5:08 150 Fordham’40 3 6 16 18 .889 28 9.3
Bob Kitterman G-F 22 6:01 180 None 3 5 2 3 .667 12 4.0
Brooms Abramovic F-C 28 6:03 185 Salem(WV)’43 3 5 2 3 .667 12 4.0
Steve Sharkey G-F 29 6:00 190 None 3 4 2 2 1.000 10 3.3
Virgil Vaughn F-C 29 6:04 205 Kentucky Wesleyan’43 3 2 6 11 .545 10 3.3
George Nelmark G 30 6:01 185 Missouri STC’41 3 1 0 1 .000 2 0.7

Played home games at the University of Toledo Fieldhouse – Seating capacity – 9,000

 

TOLEDO JEEPS  NBL  22-37 JULIE RIVLIN
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS       REGULAR SEASON
GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Hal Tidrick F 32 6:01 190 Washington & Jefferson’41 59 267 189 243 .778 723 12.3
Dick Mehen F-C 25 6:06 195 Tennessee’47 57 151 85 125 .680 387 6.8
Harry Boykoff C 25 6:10 235 St.John’s(NY)’47 59 225 124 161 .770 574 9.7
George Sobek G-F 27 6:00 180 Notre Dame’42 Illness 48 118 124 170 .729 360 7.5
Fran Curran G 25 6:00 175 Notre Dame’47 58 129 119 156 .763 377 6.5
Bernie Mehen F 29 6:04 185 Tennessee’42 55 118 46 72 .639 282 5.1
Dale Hamilton G-F 28 6:00 195 Franklin(In) 53 93 62 133 .466 248 4.7
Johnny Schick F-C 31 6:06 230 Ohio State’40 55 64 23 37 .622 151 2.7
Julie Rivlin G 30 5:11 180 Marshall’38 Injured 40 28 16 25 .640 72 1.8
Jerry Bush F 31 6:03 210 St.John’s(NY)’38 22 25 15 19 .789 65 3.0
Jackie Goldsmith G 25 5:07 160 Long Island’47 12 20 6 9 .667 46 3.8
Wyndol Gray G 25 6:01 175 Harvard’46 2 2 2 4 .500 6 3.0

PLayed home games at the Wheaton Field House in Moline, Illinois – Seating capacity – 6,000

 

TRI-CITIES BLACKHAWKS  NBL  30-30 NAT HICKEY 9-12
BILLY HASSETT 1-0
BOBBY McDERMOTT 20-18
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS         GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Whitey Von Nieda F-G 25 6:01 175 Penn State’43 60 276 174 287 .606 726 12.1
Joe Camic F-C 25 6:05 210 Duquesne’47 60 129 75 113 .664 333 5.6
Don Otten C 26 7:00 245 Bowling Green’46 60 282 260 392 .663 824 13.7
Billy Hassett G 26 6:00 180 Georgetown/Notre Dame’46 fr Chicago PBLA 56 199 203 269 .755 601 10.7
Bobby McDermott G 33 5:11 185  None fr Sheboygan 37 191 67 93 .720 449 12.1
Ed Lewinski F-G 27 6:03 190 LSU’43 48 59 39 67 .582 157 3.3
Howie Rader G-F 26 6:01 190 LIU’42 fr AtlantaPBLA/Suspended 45 44 29 54 .537 117 2.6
Mel Thurston G 28 6:00 175 Canisius’43 to Providence BAA 34 36 38 61 .623 110 3.2
Luther Harris F 24 6:03 195 None fr Sheboygan 23 26 33 55 .600 85 3.7
Bob Hubbard F-C 25 6:06 215 None to Providence BAA 20 27 22 26 .846 76 3.8
Dick Triptow G 25 6:00 170 DePaul’44 fr ChicagoPBLA/to Ft.Wayne 9 18 12 19 .632 48 5.3
Roy Hurley F-G 25 6:02 170 Indiana /Murray St. to Syracuse 12 18 9 16 .563 45 3.8
Wally Borrevik C 26 6:07 215 Oregon’44 fr Flint 30 14 8 23 .348 36 1.2
John Ezersky F 24 6:03 175 None to Providence BAA 5 9 5 8 .625 23 0.8
Bob Skarda G-F 22 6:03 190 Tufts 8 5 0 1 .000 10 1.3
Bob Gerber F-C 31 6:05 220 Toledo’42 fr Minneapolis 7 3 0 5 .000 6 0.9
Al Grenert F-G 28 6:00 190 Yale/NYU’45 fr BirminghamPBLA/Suspended 3 2 0 0 .000 4 1.3
Nat Hickey G-F 45 5:11 190 None to Providence BAA 3 1 1 1 .000 3 1.0
Dick Furey G 23 6:03 195 St.Thomas(Mn)’46 fr Flint 1 1 0 0 .000 2 2.0
Jimmy Joyce F-G 23 6:05 195 Temple’47 4 0 1 1 1.000 1 0.3
Ray Ramsey G-F 26 6:02 165 Bradley’47 Football/Injured 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Paul Anthony F-G 23 6:05 195 Washington & Jefferson’44 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
                  PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Whitey Von Nieda F-G 25 6:01 175 Penn State’43 6 41 15 28 .536 97 16.2
Joe Camic F-C 25 6:05 210 Duquesne’47 6 11 9 12 .750 31 5.2
Don Otten C 26 7:00 245 Bowling Green’46 6 34 30 38 .789 98 16.3
Billy Hassett G 26 6:00 180 Georgetown/Notre Dame’46 6 18 17 26 .654 53 8.8
Bobby McDermott G 33 5:11 185 None 6 26 7 9 .778 59 9.8
Ed Lewinski F-G 27 6:03 190 LSU’43 6 13 1 3 .333 27 4.5
Luther Harris F 24 6:03 195 None 6 7 9 14 .643 23 3.8
Howie Rader G-F 26 6:01 190 LIU’42 6 8 6 12 .500 22 3.7
Wally Borrevik C 26 6:07 215 Oregon’42 6 4 5 7 .714 13 2.2
Bob Skarda G-F 22 6:03 190 Tufts 6 1 1 2 .500 3 0.5
Al Grenert F-G 28 6:00 190 Yale/NYU’45 6 1 1 2 .500 3 0.5
TRI-CITIES BLACKHAWKS  WBT 1-2 BOBBY McDERMOTT  WBT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE         GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Whitey Von Nieda F-G 25 6:01 175 Penn State’43 3 14 10 18 .556 38 12.7
Luther Harris F 24 6:03 195 None 3 5 6 10 .600 16 5.3
Don Otten C 26 7:00 245 Bowling Green’46 3 17 8 17 .471 42 14.0
Bobby McDermott G 34 5:11 185 None 3 7 6 6 1.000 20 6.7
Billy Hassett G 26 6:00 180 Notre Dame’46 3 6 1 5 .200 13 4.3
Howie Rader G-F 26 6:01 190 LIU’42 2 5 3 6 .500 13 6.5
Joe Camic F-C 25 6:05 210 Duquesne’47 3 1 4 8 .500 6 2.0
Ed Lewinski F-G 27 6:03 190 None 3 2 1 4 .250 5 1.7
Wally Borrevik C 26 6:07 215 Oregon’44 2 1 0 0 .000 2 1.0
Al Grenert F-G 28 6:00 190 Yale/NYU’45 1 0 1 1 .000 1 1.0
Bob Skarda G-F 22 6:03 190 Tufts’46 2 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0

Played home games at Fair Grounds Pavilion in Tulsa, Oklahoma – Seating capacity  – 6,300

 

TULSA RANCHERS  PBLA 7-3 JIM GIBBS
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Jim Gibbs F 34 6:05 195 WarrensburgSt’39 to Flint NL 10 50 25 35 .714 125 12.5
Joe Maddox F 33 6:00 160 NE Oklahoma State 9 14 6 11 .545 34 3.8
John Gibbs C 32 6:06 195 WarrensburgSt’41 to Flint NL 10 16 8 14 .571 40 4.0
Jack Landon G 22 6:01 180 Oklahoma’47 10 19 22 37 .595 60 6.0
Joe Trosper G 26 5:06 145 Okla.A&M’40/Oklahoma City43 10 28 12 17 .706 68 6.8
Don Platt C-F 6:06 190 None 10 16 5 11 .455 37 3.7
Clint Parmer G 21 5:10 150 Tulsa/Phillips 10 10 11 17 .647 31 3.1
Ken Scott G 22 6:00 185 Tulsa’47 8 7 2 6 .333 16 2.0
Chet Bryan G 32 5:10 165 OklaCity/N.Mex.Mines fr Oklahoma City 6 6 3 5 .000 15 2.5
Phil Moore F 27 6:05 190 Southwestern (Ks)’43 8 1 5 7 .000 7 0.9

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WATERLOO PRO-HAWKS  PBLA 1-5 SWEDE ROOS
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Price Brookfield F 27 6:04 200 Iowa/West TexSt’42 to Anderson NL 6 28 10 17 .588 66 11.0
Dick Lynch F 23 6:04 210 Loras’47 6 13 2 7 .286 28 4.7
Noble Jorgensen C 22 6:09 230 Westminister/Iowa’47 6 27 17 26 .654 71 11.8
Otto Kerber G 25 6:02 175 DePaul’47 6 16 4 8 .500 36 6.0
Jack Spehn G 20 6:02 185 Detroit’46 6 12 6 13 .462 30 5.0
Nick Vodick F 25 6:02 195 Northwestern’44 6 12 3 9 .333 27 4.5
Ollie White G 24 6:00 185 Michigan State’47 6 8 9 16 .563 25 4.2
Swede Andersen F-C 33 6:05 215 St.Mary’s(Ca)’38 5 3 4 4 1.000 10 2.0
Swede Roos G 34 6:02 180 Illinois Normal 3 4 1 4 .000 9 3.0
Emil Lussow F 25 6:01 215 Duquesne’41 5 3 0 0 .000 6 1.2
Carl Bruch F 28 6:04 190 Iowa State’41 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
WILKES-BARRE  WBT 0-1 EDDIE WHITE
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Cas Ostrowski F 23 6:02 170 Scranton’43 1 11 2 5 .400 24 24.0
Steve Chanecka F 30 6:02 205 None 1 1 0 1 .000 2 2.0
Herky Baltimore C 27 6:03 195 Penn State’43 1 1 2 3 .667 4 4.0
Bill Chanecka G 24 6:03 185 NC State/Broome Cty Tech 1 3 2 3 .667 8 8.0
Ted Hanauer G 23 6:00 170 Huntington(In)’43 1 3 0 1 .000 6 6.0
Chick Craig G 25 6:01 180 LIU 1 1 1 1 1.000 3 3.0
John Barr C 29 6:03 205 Penn State’41 1 1 1 2 .500 3 3.0
Bob Dehnert G 24 6:00 175 Columbia 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
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