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1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons Roster and Stats

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Record: 22-38, Finished 5th in BAA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Carl Bennett (0-6), Curly Armstrong (22-32)

PTS/G: 74.3 (12th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 77.5 (3rd of 12)
SRS: -2.84 (9th of 12)
Expected W-L: 21-39 (9th of 12)

Arena: North Side High School Gym ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
31 Curly Armstrong G-F 5-11 170 November 1, 1918 R Indiana University
29 Charlie Black F-C 6-5 200 June 15, 1921 R University of Kansas
Dillard Crocker PF 6-4 205 January 19, 1925 R Western Michigan University
35 Bruce Hale G-F 6-1 170 August 30, 1918 R Santa Clara University
36 Ralph Hamilton G-F 6-1 188 June 10, 1921 R Indiana University
30 Bill Henry C 6-9 215 December 27, 1924 R Rice University
32 Bob Kinney C-F 6-6 215 September 16, 1920 R Rice University
35 Walt Kirk PG 6-3 173 September 3, 1924 R University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
26 Leo Klier F-G 6-2 170 May 21, 1923 R University of Notre Dame
24 John Mahnken C 6-8 220 June 16, 1922 2 Georgetown University
29 Leo Mogus F-C 6-4 190 April 13, 1921 1 Youngstown State University
23 Richie Niemiera G-F 6-1 165 May 26, 1921 R University of Notre Dame
30 Jake Pelkington C-F 6-6 220 January 3, 1916 R Manhattan College
Roy Pugh C-F 6-6 210 October 16, 1922 R Southern Methodist University
37 Jack Smiley F-G 6-3 190 December 22, 1922 R University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
20 Bob Tough G-F 6-0 185 August 28, 1920 R St. John's University
24 Blackie Towery F-C 6-4 210 June 20, 1920 R Western Kentucky University
28 Dick Triptow G-F 6-0 170 November 3, 1922 R DePaul University
25 Ward Williams F 6-4 195 June 26, 1923 R Indiana University

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 60 1536 5370 .286 1536 5370 .286 1385 1979 .700 1082 1722 4457
Team/G 25.6 89.5 .286 25.6 89.5 .286 23.1 33.0 .700 18.0 28.7 74.3
Lg Rank 12 6 12 12 6 12 4 3 6 7 10 12
Opponent 60 4651
Opponent/G 77.5
Lg Rank 3

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 21 39 -3.23 0.39 -2.84 .369 .286 .258 North Side High School Gym
Lg Rank 9 9 9 4 9 4 12 4

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 Ward Williams 25 53 61 257 .237 61 257 .237 93 124 .750 82 158 215
2 Charlie Black 27 17 46 145 .317 46 145 .317 38 62 .613 25 64 130
3 Dillard Crocker 24 2 1 4 .250 1 4 .250 4 6 .667 0 3 6
4 Ralph Hamilton 27 10 16 66 .242 16 66 .242 10 13 .769 3 10 42
5 Bruce Hale 30 34 109 348 .313 109 348 .313 102 136 .750 87 72 320
6 Bill Henry 24 32 96 300 .320 96 300 .320 125 203 .616 55 110 317
7 Walt Kirk 24 14 22 61 .361 22 61 .361 25 33 .758 12 24 69
8 Bob Kinney 28 37 86 271 .317 86 271 .317 82 143 .573 51 135 254
9 Leo Klier 25 47 125 492 .254 125 492 .254 97 137 .708 56 124 347
10 John Mahnken 26 37 136 514 .265 136 514 .265 79 119 .664 82 143 351
11 Leo Mogus 27 20 59 176 .335 59 176 .335 55 74 .743 27 66 173
12 Richie Niemiera 27 55 115 331 .347 115 331 .347 132 165 .800 96 115 362
13 Jake Pelkington 33 14 33 104 .317 33 104 .317 58 75 .773 32 54 124
14 Roy Pugh 26 4 4 8 .500 4 8 .500 1 4 .250 1 3 9
15 Jack Smiley 26 59 141 571 .247 141 571 .247 112 164 .683 138 202 394
16 Blackie Towery 28 22 56 216 .259 56 216 .259 52 73 .712 35 79 164
17 Bob Tough 28 53 183 661 .277 183 661 .277 100 138 .725 99 101 466
18 Dick Triptow 26 55 116 417 .278 116 417 .278 102 141 .723 96 107 334
19 Curly Armstrong 30 52 131 428 .306 131 428 .306 118 169 .698 105 152 380

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 Ward Williams 25 53 1.2 4.8 .237 1.2 4.8 .237 1.8 2.3 .750 1.5 3.0 4.1
2 Charlie Black 27 17 2.7 8.5 .317 2.7 8.5 .317 2.2 3.6 .613 1.5 3.8 7.6
3 Dillard Crocker 24 2 0.5 2.0 .250 0.5 2.0 .250 2.0 3.0 .667 0.0 1.5 3.0
4 Ralph Hamilton 27 10 1.6 6.6 .242 1.6 6.6 .242 1.0 1.3 .769 0.3 1.0 4.2
5 Bruce Hale 30 34 3.2 10.2 .313 3.2 10.2 .313 3.0 4.0 .750 2.6 2.1 9.4
6 Bill Henry 24 32 3.0 9.4 .320 3.0 9.4 .320 3.9 6.3 .616 1.7 3.4 9.9
7 Walt Kirk 24 14 1.6 4.4 .361 1.6 4.4 .361 1.8 2.4 .758 0.9 1.7 4.9
8 Bob Kinney 28 37 2.3 7.3 .317 2.3 7.3 .317 2.2 3.9 .573 1.4 3.6 6.9
9 Leo Klier 25 47 2.7 10.5 .254 2.7 10.5 .254 2.1 2.9 .708 1.2 2.6 7.4
10 John Mahnken 26 37 3.7 13.9 .265 3.7 13.9 .265 2.1 3.2 .664 2.2 3.9 9.5
11 Leo Mogus 27 20 3.0 8.8 .335 3.0 8.8 .335 2.8 3.7 .743 1.4 3.3 8.7
12 Richie Niemiera 27 55 2.1 6.0 .347 2.1 6.0 .347 2.4 3.0 .800 1.7 2.1 6.6
13 Jake Pelkington 33 14 2.4 7.4 .317 2.4 7.4 .317 4.1 5.4 .773 2.3 3.9 8.9
14 Roy Pugh 26 4 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 0.3 1.0 .250 0.3 0.8 2.3
15 Jack Smiley 26 59 2.4 9.7 .247 2.4 9.7 .247 1.9 2.8 .683 2.3 3.4 6.7
16 Blackie Towery 28 22 2.5 9.8 .259 2.5 9.8 .259 2.4 3.3 .712 1.6 3.6 7.5
17 Bob Tough 28 53 3.5 12.5 .277 3.5 12.5 .277 1.9 2.6 .725 1.9 1.9 8.8
18 Dick Triptow 26 55 2.1 7.6 .278 2.1 7.6 .278 1.9 2.6 .723 1.7 1.9 6.1
19 Curly Armstrong 30 52 2.5 8.2 .306 2.5 8.2 .306 2.3 3.3 .698 2.0 2.9 7.3

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 Ward Williams 25 53 .237 .237 .750
2 Charlie Black 27 17 .317 .317 .613
3 Dillard Crocker 24 2 .250 .250 .667
4 Ralph Hamilton 27 10 .242 .242 .769
5 Bruce Hale 30 34 .313 .313 .750
6 Bill Henry 24 32 .320 .320 .616
7 Walt Kirk 24 14 .361 .361 .758
8 Bob Kinney 28 37 .317 .317 .573
9 Leo Klier 25 47 .254 .254 .708
10 John Mahnken 26 37 .265 .265 .664
11 Leo Mogus 27 20 .335 .335 .743
12 Richie Niemiera 27 55 .347 .347 .800
13 Jake Pelkington 33 14 .317 .317 .773
14 Roy Pugh 26 4 .500 .500 .250
15 Jack Smiley 26 59 .247 .247 .683
16 Blackie Towery 28 22 .259 .259 .712
17 Bob Tough 28 53 .277 .277 .725
18 Dick Triptow 26 55 .278 .278 .723
19 Curly Armstrong 30 52 .306 .306 .698

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 Ward Williams 25 53 .237 .237 .750
2 Charlie Black 27 17 .317 .317 .613
3 Dillard Crocker 24 2 .250 .250 .667
4 Ralph Hamilton 27 10 .242 .242 .769
5 Bruce Hale 30 34 .313 .313 .750
6 Bill Henry 24 32 .320 .320 .616
7 Walt Kirk 24 14 .361 .361 .758
8 Bob Kinney 28 37 .317 .317 .573
9 Leo Klier 25 47 .254 .254 .708
10 John Mahnken 26 37 .265 .265 .664
11 Leo Mogus 27 20 .335 .335 .743
12 Richie Niemiera 27 55 .347 .347 .800
13 Jake Pelkington 33 14 .317 .317 .773
14 Roy Pugh 26 4 .500 .500 .250
15 Jack Smiley 26 59 .247 .247 .683
16 Blackie Towery 28 22 .259 .259 .712
17 Bob Tough 28 53 .277 .277 .725
18 Dick Triptow 26 55 .278 .278 .723
19 Curly Armstrong 30 52 .306 .306 .698

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 Ward Williams 25 53 .345 .237 .482 -0.1 1.9 1.8
2 Charlie Black 27 17 .377 .317 .428 0.2 0.8 1.0
3 Dillard Crocker 24 2 .452 .250 1.500 0.0 0.0 0.1
4 Ralph Hamilton 27 10 .293 .242 .197 -0.4 0.2 -0.3
5 Bruce Hale 30 34 .392 .313 .391 1.2 1.4 2.6
6 Bill Henry 24 32 .407 .320 .677 1.5 1.5 2.9
7 Walt Kirk 24 14 .457 .361 .541 0.6 0.3 0.9
8 Bob Kinney 28 37 .380 .317 .528 0.5 1.6 2.1
9 Leo Klier 25 47 .314 .254 .278 -2.2 1.8 -0.4
10 John Mahnken 26 37 .310 .265 .232 -2.4 2.1 -0.3
11 Leo Mogus 27 20 .415 .335 .420 0.9 0.8 1.7
12 Richie Niemiera 27 55 .448 .347 .498 3.1 1.8 4.8
13 Jake Pelkington 33 14 .453 .317 .721 1.1 0.7 1.8
14 Roy Pugh 26 4 .461 .500 .500 0.1 0.0 0.1
15 Jack Smiley 26 59 .306 .247 .287 -2.6 3.0 0.4
16 Blackie Towery 28 22 .330 .259 .338 -0.6 1.0 0.4
17 Bob Tough 28 53 .323 .277 .209 -2.3 2.1 -0.2
18 Dick Triptow 26 55 .349 .278 .338 -0.3 1.8 1.5
19 Curly Armstrong 30 52 .378 .306 .395 0.9 2.2 3.1