FORT WAYNE PISTONS - 1946-1947

 

FORT WAYNE PISTONS  WBT  2-1 CARL BENNETT
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Blackie Towery F-G-C 26 6:04 210 Western Kentucky’41 3 6 6 134 .045 18 6.0
Curly Armstrong F-G-C 28 5:11 170 Indiana’41 3 13 5 195 .026 31 10.3
Bob Kinney C 26 6:06 215 Rice’42 3 8 4 84 .048 20 6.7
 Bob Tough G 26 6:00 185 St.John’s(NY)’42 3 6 4 21 .190 16 5.3
Ralph Hamilton G-F 25 6:01 190 Indiana’47 3 19 4 81 .049 42 14.0
Jake Pelkington C 29 6:06 200 Manhattan 3 7 8 10 .800 22 7.3
Dick Niemeria F-G 26 6:01 165 Notre Dame’43 3 6 2 4 .500 14 4.7
Chick Reiser G-F 32 5:11 165 NYU’35 3 3 6 7 .857 12 4.0
Jack Smiley G 24 6:03 190 Illinois’47 3 3 5 7 .714 11 3.7
Ken Menke G-F 24 6:00 170 Illinois’47 3 1 4 5 .800 6 2.0
Frank Gates F-G 26 6:00 165 Sam Houston St.’41 2 1 0 2 .000 2 1.0
Milo Komenich F-C 26 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0.0

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

 

FORT WAYNE PISTONS  NBL  25-19 BOBBY McDERMOTT 7-7
CARL BENNETT 19-22
CURLY ARMSTRONG 1-0
      REGULAR SEASON
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Curly Armstrong F-G 28 5:11 170 Indiana’41 44 127 134 195 .687 388 8.8
Blackie Towery F 26 6:04 210 Western Kentucky’41 41 100 80 134 .597 280 6.8
Jake Pelkington C 29 6:06 200 Manhattan 42 129 125 166 .753 383 9.1
Chick Reiser G 32 5:11 165 NYU’35 44 153 104 139 .748 410 9.3
Bob Tough G 26 6:00 185 St.John’s(NY)’42 44 124 55 81 .679 303 6.9
Bob Kinney C 26 6:06 215 Rice’42 44 102 42 84 .500 246 5.6
Bobby McDermott G 32 5:11 185 None to Chicago 14 59 41 60 .683 159 11.4
Milo Komenich F-C 26 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 36 50 23 50 .460 123 3.4
Dick Niemeria F-G 25 6:01 165 Notre Dame’43 13 28 17 23 .739 73 5.6
Jerry Bush F 32 6:03 205 St.John’s(NY)’38 to Anderson 21 26 14 21 .667 66 3.1
Frank Gates G 26 6:00 165 Sam Houston St.’41 fr Anderson 16 20 9 16 .563 49 3.1
Charlie Shipp G 33 6:01 200 None to Anderson 14 12 11 16 .688 35 2.5
Jerry Steiner G 28 5:07 160 Butler’40 16 12 5 9 .556 29 1.8
Whitey Dienelt G 25 6:00 185 Indiana 13 4 3 4 .750 11 0.8
Ken Buehler F 27 6:02 180 Wis-Milwaukee’41 Injuried 8 4 3 10 .300 11 1.4
Ben Gardner F 25 6:03 190 SamHouston St.’46 fr Anderson VR 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Lyle Neat G 30 6:00 180 Butler’41 1 0 0 0 .000 0 0.0
4-4         PLAYOFFS
PLAYER POS AGE HGT WGT COLLEGE TRANSACTIONS GA FGM FTM FTA  PCT. PTS AVG
Curly Armstrong F-G 28 5:11 170 Indiana’41 8 24 23 31 .742 71 8.9
Blackie Towery F 26 6:04 210 Western Kentucky’41 8 15 7 15 .467 37 4.6
Jake Pelkington C 29 6:06 200 Manhattan 8 18 19 25 .760 55 6.9
Chick Reiser G 32 5:11 165 NYU’35 8 26 20 29 .690 72 9.0
Bob Tough G 26 6:00 185 St.John’s(NY)’42 8 17 16 19 .842 50 6.3
Bob Kinney C 26 6:06 215 Rice’42 8 18 17 22 .773 53 6.6
Milo Komenich F-C 26 6:07 220 Wyoming’42 8 15 6 14 .429 36 4.5
Frank Gates G 26 6:00 165 Sam Houston St.’41 7 10 9 17 .529 29 4.1
Dick Niemeria F-G 25 6:01 165 Notre Dame’43 6 11 5 8 .625 27 4.5
Jerry Steiner G 28 5:07 160 Butler’40 4 1 1 4 .250 3 0.8
Whitey Dienelt G 25 6:00 185 Indiana 1 0 1 2 .500 1 1.0
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