1946-47 Washington Capitols Roster

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 49-11
Finishing 1st in the BAA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 2-4 Lost semifinals
Semifinals - Lost to Chicago Stags 4-2
Coach: Red Auerbach (49-11)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1946-47 Washington Capitols Statistics
1946-47 Washington Capitols Results

The Washington Capitols of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1946-47 season with a record of 49 wins and 11 losses, finishing first in the BAA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Capitols yielded 3,836 points, fewest in the league. Washington netted 4,428 points. Bob Feerick scored a team-best 926 points for the team, and Fred Scolari contributed 12 or more per game, too. Bob Feerick and Horace McKinney apiece dished out 69 assists for the squad.

Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1946-47 Washington Capitols lost in the semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bob FeerickF-GJanuary 2, 19206'3"190Santa ClaraSan Francisco, CA USA
Bob GanttF-CJune 22, 19226'4"205Duke
Gene GilletteF6'2"205St. Mary's (CA)
Ben GoldfadenFSeptember 6, 19136'1"185George Washington
Ken KellerGJuly 30, 19256'1"180St. John's (NY)
Al LujackFOctober 5, 19206'3"220GeorgetownConnellsville, PA USA
John MahnkenCJune 16, 19226'8"220GeorgetownJersey City, NJ USA
Horace McKinneyF-CJanuary 1, 19196'6"185North CarolinaLowlands, NC USA
Al NegrattiF-CJune 12, 19216'3"200Seton Hall
Johnny NorlanderFMarch 5, 19216'3"180HamlineVirginia, MN USA
Buddy O'GradyGJanuary 19, 19205'11"160GeorgetownNew York, NY USA
Marty PassagliaGApril 22, 19196'0"170Santa Clara
Fred ScolariGMarch 1, 19225'10"175San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA USA
Irv TorgoffFMarch 6, 19176'1"192LIU