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1947-48 Baltimore Bullets Roster and Stats

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Record: 28-20, Finished 2nd in BAA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Buddy Jeannette (28-20)

PTS/G: 74.4 (3rd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 70.5 (2nd of 8)
SRS: 3.70 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 33-15 (1st of 8)

Arena: Baltimore Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1948 Playoffs:
Won BAA Finals (2-4) versus Philadelphia Warriors
Won BAA Semifinals (0-2) versus Chicago Stags
Won BAA Quarterfinals (1-2) versus New York Knicks
Won BAA Western Division Tiebreaker (0-1) versus Chicago Stags

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
31 John Abramovic F 6-3 195 February 9, 1919 1 Salem International University
28 Mike Bloom F-C 6-6 190 January 14, 1915 R Temple University
23 Herm Fuetsch G 6-0 170 July 6, 1918 R
30 Elmer Gainer F-C 6-6 195 R DePaul University
29 Kleggie Hermsen C-F 6-9 225 March 12, 1923 1 University of Minnesota
32 Paul Hoffman G-F 6-2 195 April 12, 1925 R Purdue University
26 Buddy Jeannette G 5-11 175 September 15, 1917 R Washington & Jefferson College
Johnny Jorgensen G-F 6-2 185 December 28, 1921 R DePaul University
20 Herm Klotz G 5-7 150 October 21, 1921 R Villanova University
35 Grady Lewis F-C 6-7 215 March 25, 1917 1 University of Oklahoma
33 Chet McNabb F 6-2 200 September 19, 1920 R Arizona State University
31 Carl Meinhold G-F 6-2 185 March 29, 1926 R Long Island University
27 Chick Reiser G-F 5-11 165 December 17, 1914 R New York University
35 Irv Rothenberg C 6-7 215 December 31, 1921 1 Long Island University
Jerry Rullo G 5-10 165 June 23, 1923 1 Temple University
21 Dick Schulz F-G 6-2 192 January 3, 1917 1 University of Wisconsin
24 Paul Seymour G-F 6-1 180 January 30, 1928 R University of Toledo
33 Connie Simmons C-F 6-8 222 March 15, 1925 1

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 48 1288 4283 .301 1288 4283 .301 994 1443 .689 320 1080 3570
Team/G 26.8 89.2 .301 26.8 89.2 .301 20.7 30.1 .689 6.7 22.5 74.4
Lg Rank 5 8 1 5 8 1 1 1 3 6 5 3
Opponent 48 3385
Opponent/G 70.5
Lg Rank 2

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 33 15 3.85 -0.16 3.70 .337 .301 .232 Baltimore Coliseum
Lg Rank 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 1

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Connie Simmons 22 13 54 179 .302 54 179 .302 30 54 .556 7 40 138
2 Mike Bloom 33 34 128 471 .272 128 471 .272 123 172 .715 24 79 379
3 Herm Fuetsch 29 42 42 140 .300 42 140 .300 25 40 .625 17 39 109
4 Elmer Gainer 5 1 9 .111 1 9 .111 3 6 .500 3 8 5
5 Kleggie Hermsen 24 48 212 765 .277 212 765 .277 151 227 .665 48 154 575
6 Paul Hoffman 22 37 142 408 .348 142 408 .348 104 157 .662 23 123 388
7 Buddy Jeannette 30 46 150 430 .349 150 430 .349 191 252 .758 70 147 491
8 Johnny Jorgensen 26 2 2 7 .286 2 7 .286 1 1 1.000 0 1 5
9 Herm Klotz 26 11 7 31 .226 7 31 .226 1 3 .333 7 3 15
10 Grady Lewis 30 21 55 187 .294 55 187 .294 39 63 .619 28 66 149
11 Chet McNabb 27 2 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 0 1 0
12 Carl Meinhold 21 48 108 356 .303 108 356 .303 37 60 .617 16 64 253
13 Chick Reiser 33 47 202 628 .322 202 628 .322 137 185 .741 40 175 541
14 Irv Rothenberg 26 14 25 86 .291 25 86 .291 11 23 .478 2 24 61
15 Jerry Rullo 24 2 0 4 .000 0 4 .000 0 0 0 1 0
16 Dick Schulz 31 48 133 469 .284 133 469 .284 117 160 .731 28 116 383
17 Paul Seymour 20 22 27 101 .267 27 101 .267 22 37 .595 6 34 76
18 John Abramovic 28 5 0 11 .000 0 11 .000 2 3 .667 1 5 2

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Connie Simmons 22 13 4.2 13.8 .302 4.2 13.8 .302 2.3 4.2 .556 0.5 3.1 10.6
2 Mike Bloom 33 34 3.8 13.9 .272 3.8 13.9 .272 3.6 5.1 .715 0.7 2.3 11.1
3 Herm Fuetsch 29 42 1.0 3.3 .300 1.0 3.3 .300 0.6 1.0 .625 0.4 0.9 2.6
4 Elmer Gainer 5 0.2 1.8 .111 0.2 1.8 .111 0.6 1.2 .500 0.6 1.6 1.0
5 Kleggie Hermsen 24 48 4.4 15.9 .277 4.4 15.9 .277 3.1 4.7 .665 1.0 3.2 12.0
6 Paul Hoffman 22 37 3.8 11.0 .348 3.8 11.0 .348 2.8 4.2 .662 0.6 3.3 10.5
7 Buddy Jeannette 30 46 3.3 9.3 .349 3.3 9.3 .349 4.2 5.5 .758 1.5 3.2 10.7
8 Johnny Jorgensen 26 2 1.0 3.5 .286 1.0 3.5 .286 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 0.5 2.5
9 Herm Klotz 26 11 0.6 2.8 .226 0.6 2.8 .226 0.1 0.3 .333 0.6 0.3 1.4
10 Grady Lewis 30 21 2.6 8.9 .294 2.6 8.9 .294 1.9 3.0 .619 1.3 3.1 7.1
11 Chet McNabb 27 2 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
12 Carl Meinhold 21 48 2.3 7.4 .303 2.3 7.4 .303 0.8 1.3 .617 0.3 1.3 5.3
13 Chick Reiser 33 47 4.3 13.4 .322 4.3 13.4 .322 2.9 3.9 .741 0.9 3.7 11.5
14 Irv Rothenberg 26 14 1.8 6.1 .291 1.8 6.1 .291 0.8 1.6 .478 0.1 1.7 4.4
15 Jerry Rullo 24 2 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 2.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
16 Dick Schulz 31 48 2.8 9.8 .284 2.8 9.8 .284 2.4 3.3 .731 0.6 2.4 8.0
17 Paul Seymour 20 22 1.2 4.6 .267 1.2 4.6 .267 1.0 1.7 .595 0.3 1.5 3.5
18 John Abramovic 28 5 0.0 2.2 .000 0.0 2.2 .000 0.4 0.6 .667 0.2 1.0 0.4

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Connie Simmons 22 13 .302 .302 .556
2 Mike Bloom 33 34 .272 .272 .715
3 Herm Fuetsch 29 42 .300 .300 .625
4 Elmer Gainer 5 .111 .111 .500
5 Kleggie Hermsen 24 48 .277 .277 .665
6 Paul Hoffman 22 37 .348 .348 .662
7 Buddy Jeannette 30 46 .349 .349 .758
8 Johnny Jorgensen 26 2 .286 .286 1.000
9 Herm Klotz 26 11 .226 .226 .333
10 Grady Lewis 30 21 .294 .294 .619
11 Chet McNabb 27 2 .000 .000
12 Carl Meinhold 21 48 .303 .303 .617
13 Chick Reiser 33 47 .322 .322 .741
14 Irv Rothenberg 26 14 .291 .291 .478
15 Jerry Rullo 24 2 .000 .000
16 Dick Schulz 31 48 .284 .284 .731
17 Paul Seymour 20 22 .267 .267 .595
18 John Abramovic 28 5 .000 .000 .667

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Connie Simmons 22 13 .302 .302 .556
2 Mike Bloom 33 34 .272 .272 .715
3 Herm Fuetsch 29 42 .300 .300 .625
4 Elmer Gainer 5 .111 .111 .500
5 Kleggie Hermsen 24 48 .277 .277 .665
6 Paul Hoffman 22 37 .348 .348 .662
7 Buddy Jeannette 30 46 .349 .349 .758
8 Johnny Jorgensen 26 2 .286 .286 1.000
9 Herm Klotz 26 11 .226 .226 .333
10 Grady Lewis 30 21 .294 .294 .619
11 Chet McNabb 27 2 .000 .000
12 Carl Meinhold 21 48 .303 .303 .617
13 Chick Reiser 33 47 .322 .322 .741
14 Irv Rothenberg 26 14 .291 .291 .478
15 Jerry Rullo 24 2 .000 .000
16 Dick Schulz 31 48 .284 .284 .731
17 Paul Seymour 20 22 .267 .267 .595
18 John Abramovic 28 5 .000 .000 .667

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Connie Simmons 22 13 .340 .302 .302 0.5 0.3 0.8
2 Mike Bloom 33 34 .347 .272 .365 1.7 0.7 2.4
3 Herm Fuetsch 29 42 .346 .300 .286 0.5 0.3 0.9
4 Elmer Gainer 5 .215 .111 .667 -0.1 0.1 0.0
5 Kleggie Hermsen 24 48 .332 .277 .297 1.6 1.3 2.9
6 Paul Hoffman 22 37 .407 .348 .385 3.9 0.8 4.7
7 Buddy Jeannette 30 46 .454 .349 .586 7.0 1.2 8.2
8 Johnny Jorgensen 26 2 .336 .286 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0
9 Herm Klotz 26 11 .232 .226 .097 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
10 Grady Lewis 30 21 .347 .294 .337 0.8 0.5 1.3
11 Chet McNabb 27 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Carl Meinhold 21 48 .331 .303 .169 0.6 0.5 1.1
13 Chick Reiser 33 47 .381 .322 .295 4.3 1.2 5.5
14 Irv Rothenberg 26 14 .317 .291 .267 0.0 0.1 0.2
15 Jerry Rullo 24 2 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
16 Dick Schulz 31 48 .355 .284 .341 2.1 0.9 2.9
17 Paul Seymour 20 22 .324 .267 .366 0.1 0.2 0.4
18 John Abramovic 28 5 .081 .000 .273 -0.2 0.0 -0.2

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dick Schulz 31 11 22 114 .193 22 114 .193 38 51 .745 7 30 82
2 Kleggie Hermsen 24 11 38 151 .252 38 151 .252 45 63 .714 12 45 121
3 Paul Hoffman 22 11 44 141 .312 44 141 .312 41 62 .661 7 39 129
4 Buddy Jeannette 30 11 30 61 .492 30 61 .492 37 42 .881 12 45 97
5 Herm Klotz 26 6 2 9 .222 2 9 .222 2 3 .667 1 3 6
6 Grady Lewis 30 11 23 109 .211 23 109 .211 22 29 .759 9 49 68
7 Carl Meinhold 21 11 17 67 .254 17 67 .254 6 13 .462 0 6 40
8 Chick Reiser 33 11 36 139 .259 36 139 .259 31 42 .738 7 46 103
9 Connie Simmons 22 11 65 175 .371 65 175 .371 58 78 .744 11 42 188
10 Herm Fuetsch 29 9 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 6 8 .750 0 10 12

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dick Schulz 31 11 2.0 10.4 .193 2.0 10.4 .193 3.5 4.6 .745 0.6 2.7 7.5
2 Kleggie Hermsen 24 11 3.5 13.7 .252 3.5 13.7 .252 4.1 5.7 .714 1.1 4.1 11.0
3 Paul Hoffman 22 11 4.0 12.8 .312 4.0 12.8 .312 3.7 5.6 .661 0.6 3.5 11.7
4 Buddy Jeannette 30 11 2.7 5.5 .492 2.7 5.5 .492 3.4 3.8 .881 1.1 4.1 8.8
5 Herm Klotz 26 6 0.3 1.5 .222 0.3 1.5 .222 0.3 0.5 .667 0.2 0.5 1.0
6 Grady Lewis 30 11 2.1 9.9 .211 2.1 9.9 .211 2.0 2.6 .759 0.8 4.5 6.2
7 Carl Meinhold 21 11 1.5 6.1 .254 1.5 6.1 .254 0.5 1.2 .462 0.0 0.5 3.6
8 Chick Reiser 33 11 3.3 12.6 .259 3.3 12.6 .259 2.8 3.8 .738 0.6 4.2 9.4
9 Connie Simmons 22 11 5.9 15.9 .371 5.9 15.9 .371 5.3 7.1 .744 1.0 3.8 17.1
10 Herm Fuetsch 29 9 0.3 0.9 .375 0.3 0.9 .375 0.7 0.9 .750 0.0 1.1 1.3

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dick Schulz 31 11 .193 .193 .745
2 Kleggie Hermsen 24 11 .252 .252 .714
3 Paul Hoffman 22 11 .312 .312 .661
4 Buddy Jeannette 30 11 .492 .492 .881
5 Herm Klotz 26 6 .222 .222 .667
6 Grady Lewis 30 11 .211 .211 .759
7 Carl Meinhold 21 11 .254 .254 .462
8 Chick Reiser 33 11 .259 .259 .738
9 Connie Simmons 22 11 .371 .371 .744
10 Herm Fuetsch 29 9 .375 .375 .750

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dick Schulz 31 11 .193 .193 .745
2 Kleggie Hermsen 24 11 .252 .252 .714
3 Paul Hoffman 22 11 .312 .312 .661
4 Buddy Jeannette 30 11 .492 .492 .881
5 Herm Klotz 26 6 .222 .222 .667
6 Grady Lewis 30 11 .211 .211 .759
7 Carl Meinhold 21 11 .254 .254 .462
8 Chick Reiser 33 11 .259 .259 .738
9 Connie Simmons 22 11 .371 .371 .744
10 Herm Fuetsch 29 9 .375 .375 .750

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Dick Schulz 31 11 .300 .193 .447 -0.1 0.1 0.0
2 Kleggie Hermsen 24 11 .339 .252 .417 0.4 0.2 0.6
3 Paul Hoffman 22 11 .383 .312 .440 0.9 0.1 1.1
4 Buddy Jeannette 30 11 .610 .492 .689 2.0 0.2 2.1
5 Herm Klotz 26 6 .291 .222 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0
6 Grady Lewis 30 11 .279 .211 .266 -0.3 0.2 -0.2
7 Carl Meinhold 21 11 .275 .254 .194 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
8 Chick Reiser 33 11 .327 .259 .302 0.1 0.2 0.3
9 Connie Simmons 22 11 .449 .371 .446 2.3 0.2 2.5
10 Herm Fuetsch 29 9 .521 .375 1.000 0.2 0.0 0.2