1947-48 Washington Capitols Roster

Basketball Association of America (BAA)
Team Record: 28-20
Finishing 2nd in the BAA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost division tie
Division Tiebreaker - Lost to Chicago Stags 1-0
Coach: Red Auerbach (28-20)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1947-48 Washington Capitols Statistics
1947-48 Washington Capitols Results

The Washington Capitols of the Basketball Association of America ended the 1947-48 season with a record of 28 wins and 20 losses, finishing second in the BAA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Capitols racked up 3,537 points and yielded 3,415. Bob Feerick scored a team-best 775 points for Washington, and Fred Scolari averaged 12 or more per game, too. Fred Scolari dished out 58 assists for the squad.

Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1947-48 Washington Capitols lost in the division tie.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bob FeerickF-GJanuary 2, 19206'3"190Santa ClaraSan Francisco, CA USA
Sonny HertzbergGJuly 29, 19225'10"175CCNYBrooklyn, NY USA
John MahnkenCJune 16, 19226'8"220GeorgetownJersey City, NJ USA
Horace McKinneyF-CJanuary 1, 19196'6"185North CarolinaLowlands, NC USA
Johnny NorlanderFMarch 5, 19216'3"180HamlineVirginia, MN USA
Dick O'KeefeG-FSeptember 29, 19236'2"170Santa Clara
Irv RothenbergCDecember 31, 19216'7"215LIUThe Bronx, NY USA
Fred ScolariGMarch 1, 19225'10"175San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA USA
Jack TingleFDecember 30, 19246'3"185Kentucky
Irv TorgoffFMarch 6, 19176'1"192LIU