1945-46 Chicago American Gears Roster

National Basketball League (NBL)
Team Record: 17-17
Finishing 3rd in the NBL's West Division
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1945-46 Chicago American Gears Statistics
1945-46 Chicago American Gears Results

The Chicago American Gears of the National Basketball League ended the 1945-46 season with a record of 17 wins and 17 losses, finishing third in the NBL's West Division.

The American Gears racked up 1,646 points and allowed 1,751. Stan Patrick netted a team-leading 312 points for Chicago, while Robert Calihan scored 8 or more per game also.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Connie BerryF-CApril 19, 19156'3"200North Carolina StateSpartanburg, SC USA
Charles ButlerF-G6'2"165Notre DameChicago, IL USA
Robert CalihanF-G-CAugust 2, 19186'3"200DetroitPerry, IA USA
Elmer GainerF-C6'6"195DePaul
William HapacF-GJanuary 26, 19186'2"188IllinoisCicero, IL USA
Nick HashuF-C-G6'1"195Valparaiso(ht) Hammond, IN USA
George HoganG-F6'1"170Loyola (IL)
Dick KleinC-FSeptember 16, 19206'3"215NorthwesternFort Madison, IA USA
Edmund LewinskiF-C-GSeptember 10, 19186'4"210Chicago
Robert NeuG-FJune 28, 19176'1"175DePaulChicago, IL USA
Carter O'RourkeFJanuary 14, 19196'4"170DePaul
Jim OlsenC-F6'6"205Dartmouth
John OrrG5'11"180St. Benedicts
Stan PatrickF-GMay 5, 19226'2"185IllinoisChicago, IL
George RatkoviczC-FNovember 13, 19226'6"220noneChicago, IL USA
Rob RensbergerFMarch 7, 19216'2"170Notre Dame
Stanley SzukalaGJune 12, 19186'0"175DePaul
Dick TriptowG-FNovember 3, 19226'0"170DePaul