1947-48 St. Louis Bombers Roster

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 29-19
Finishing 1st in the BAA's Western Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost semifinals
Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia Warriors 4-3
Coach: Ken Loeffler (29-19)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1947-48 St. Louis Bombers Statistics
1947-48 St. Louis Bombers Results

The St. Louis Bombers of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1947-48 season with a record of 29 wins and 19 losses, finishing first in the BAA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Bombers paced the league with just 3,335 points allowed. St. Louis scored 3,432 points. John Logan scored a team-best 644 points for the team, while Red Rocha and Belus Smawley netted 11 or more per game also. John Logan dished out 62 assists for the squad.

Ken Loeffler coached the team. The 1947-48 St. Louis Bombers lost in the semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
John AbramovicFFebruary 9, 19196'3"195SalemEtna, PA USA
Bob DollF-CAugust 10, 19196'4"195ColoradoSteamboat Springs, CO USA
Wyndol GrayG-FMarch 20, 19226'1"175Bowling Green
Grady LewisF-CMarch 25, 19176'7"215OklahomaBoyd, TX USA
John LoganGJanuary 1, 19216'2"175IndianaRichmond, IN USA
Don MartinC-FFebruary 7, 19206'7"210Central Missouri
Ariel MaughanFApril 26, 19236'4"190Utah StateSalt Lake City, UT USA
Buddy O'GradyGJanuary 19, 19205'11"160GeorgetownNew York, NY USA
Don PutmanGNovember 13, 19226'0"160DenverWray, CO USA
Red RochaC-FSeptember 18, 19236'8"185Oregon StateHilo, HI USA
Irv RothenbergCDecember 31, 19216'7"215LIUThe Bronx, NY USA
Giff RouxF-CJune 28, 19236'5"195Kansas
Belus SmawleyG-FMarch 20, 19186'1"195Applachian StateGolden Valley, NC USA


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