1955-56 Fort Wayne Pistons Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 37-35
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Western Division
Postseason: 4-6 Lost finals
Division Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 3-2
Finals - Lost to Philadelphia Warriors 4-1
Coach: Charles Eckman (37-35)
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Attendance: 128,102, Avg. 4,745 in 27 home dates
1955-56 Fort Wayne Pistons Statistics
1955-56 Fort Wayne Pistons Results

The Fort Wayne Pistons of the National Basketball Association ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 37 wins and 35 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-6. Charles Eckman coached the team. The 1955-56 Fort Wayne Pistons lost in the finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jesse ArnelleFDecember 30, 19336'5"220Penn StateNew Rochelle, NY USA
Don BielkeC6'7"240Valparaiso
Frank BrianGMay 1, 19236'1"180Louisiana StateZachary, LA USA
Chuck CooperFSeptember 29, 19266'5"205Duquesne
Corky DevlinGDecember 21, 19316'5"195George WashingtonAtlantic City, NJ USA
Larry FoustC-FJune 24, 19286'9"215LaSallePainesville, OH USA
Jim HolsteinF-GSeptember 24, 19306'2"180Cincinnati
Johnny HoranFNovember 24, 19326'8"190Dayton
Bob HoubregsC-FMarch 12, 19326'7"210WashingtonVancouver, BC CAN
Mel HutchinsF-CNovember 22, 19286'6"200Brigham YoungSacramento, CA USA
Chuck NobleGJuly 24, 19316'4"190Louisville
Andy PhillipG-FMarch 7, 19226'2"195IllinoisGranite City, IL USA
Odie SpearsGJune 26, 19256'4"205Western KentuckyScottsville, KY USA
George YardleyF-GNovember 3, 19286'5"190StanfordHollywood, CA USA
Max ZaslofskyG-FDecember 7, 19256'2"170St. John's (NY)Brooklyn, NY USA