1947-48 Chicago Gears Roster

Professional Basketball League of America (PBLA)
Team Record: 8-0
Finishing 1st in the PBLA's North Division
Coach: Bobby McDermott (8-0)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1947-48 Chicago Gears Statistics
1947-48 Chicago Gears Results

The Chicago Gears of the Professional Basketball League of America ended the 1947-48 season with a record of 8 wins and 0 losses, finishing first in the PBLA's North Division.

Chicago topped the league with 583 points. The team yielded 455 points. George Mikan netted a team-leading 193 points for the Gears, while Bobby McDermott scored 12 or more per game also.

Bobby McDermott coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Robert CalihanF-G-CAugust 2, 19186'3"200DetroitPerry, IA USA
Peter FogoFOctober 14, 19216'5"180Pepperdine
Billy HassettGOctober 21, 19215'10"180Notre Dame
Bobby McDermottGJanuary 7, 19145'11"180noneWhitestone, NY USA
George MikanCJune 18, 19246'10"230DePaulJoliet, IL USA
Charles MolnerG6'0"168Los Angeles CC
Fritz NagyG-FJanuary 3, 19246'1"170AkronAkron, OH
Stan PatrickF-GMay 5, 19226'2"185IllinoisChicago, IL
Dick TriptowG-FNovember 3, 19226'0"170DePaul