1948-49 St. Louis Bombers Roster

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 29-31
Finishing 4th in the BAA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-2 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Rochester Royals 2-0
Coach: Grady Lewis (29-31)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1948-49 St. Louis Bombers Statistics
1948-49 St. Louis Bombers Results

The St. Louis Bombers of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 29 wins and 31 losses, finishing fourth in the BAA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

St. Louis racked up 4,547 points and yielded 4,765. Belus Smawley scored a team-best 914 points for the Bombers, while John Logan netted 12 or more per game, too. John Logan dished out 276 assists for the squad.

Grady Lewis coached the team. The 1948-49 St. Louis Bombers lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Lonnie EgglestonGJune 8, 19186'0"170Oklahoma A&M
Coulby GuntherFFebruary 5, 19236'4"190St. John's (NY)New York, NY USA
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
Bill MillerFNovember 24, 19246'3"190North Carolina
Bob O'BrienF-CJanuary 26, 19276'4"190Kansas
Buddy O'GradyGJanuary 19, 19205'11"160GeorgetownNew York, NY USA
Easy ParhamF-GDecember 27, 19216'3"200Texas WesleyanFort Worth, TX USA
Don PutmanGNovember 13, 19226'0"160DenverWray, CO USA
Bill RobertsCMarch 3, 19256'8"195WyomingFort Wayne, IN USA
Red RochaC-FSeptember 18, 19236'8"185Oregon StateHilo, HI USA
Giff RouxF-CJune 28, 19236'5"195Kansas
Otto SchnellbacherF-GApril 15, 19236'2"183KansasSublette, KS USA
Belus SmawleyG-FMarch 20, 19186'1"195Applachian StateGolden Valley, NC USA
D.C. WilcuttGMarch 25, 19236'2"160St. LouisPatton, AL USA