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1946-47 Pittsburgh Ironmen Roster and Stats

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Record: 15-45, Finished 5th in BAA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Paul Birch (15-45)

PTS/G: 61.2 (10th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 67.6 (7th of 11)
SRS: -5.81 (11th of 11)
Expected W-L: 12-48 (11th of 11)

Arena: Duquesne Gardens ▪ Attendance: NA

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
3 John Abramovic F 6-3 195 February 9, 1919 R Salem International University
5-6 Moe Becker G-F 6-1 185 February 24, 1917 R Duquesne University
4 Michael Bytzura F 6-1 170 June 18, 1922 R Long Island University
15 Joe Fabel F-G 6-1 190 September 4, 1913 R University of Pittsburgh
15 Nat Frankel F-G 6-0 195 November 3, 1913 R Brooklyn College
9 Gorham Getchell C 6-4 205 August 14, 1920 R Temple University
6 Coulby Gunther F 6-4 190 February 5, 1923 R Boston College
17 Noble Jorgensen C 6-9 228 May 18, 1925 R University of Iowa
7 Roger Jorgensen C-F 6-5 200 September 2, 1920 R Ohio State University
5 Tony Kappen G 5-10 165 April 13, 1919 R
12 Press Maravich G 6-0 185 August 20, 1920 R Davis & Elkins College
Ed Melvin G 5-9 170 February 13, 1916 R Duquesne University
6 Red Mihalik G 6-0 180 September 22, 1916 R
7 Walt Miller F 6-2 190 July 30, 1915 R Duquesne University
11 John Mills C-F 6-8 203 September 7, 1919 R Western Kentucky University
8 Stan Noszka G 6-1 185 September 9, 1920 R Duquesne University
14-18 Harry Zeller C-F 6-4 210 July 10, 1919 R Washington & Jefferson College

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 1345 4961 .271 1345 4961 .271 984 1507 .653 272 1360 3674
Team/G 22.4 82.7 .271 22.4 82.7 .271 16.4 25.1 .653 4.5 22.7 61.2
Lg Rank 11 11 9 11 11 9 3 5 5 11 10 10
Opponent 60 4057
Opponent/G 67.6
Lg Rank 7

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 12 48 -6.38 0.57 -5.81 .304 .271 .198 Duquesne Gardens
Lg Rank 11 11 11 1 11 1 9 2

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 Harry Zeller 27 48 120 382 .314 120 382 .314 122 177 .689 31 177 362
2 Moe Becker 29 17 46 229 .201 46 229 .201 16 30 .533 14 50 108
3 Michael Bytzura 24 60 87 356 .244 87 356 .244 36 72 .500 31 108 210
4 Joe Fabel 33 30 25 96 .260 25 96 .260 13 26 .500 2 64 63
5 Nat Frankel 33 6 4 27 .148 4 27 .148 8 12 .667 3 6 16
6 Gorham Getchell 26 16 0 8 .000 0 8 .000 5 5 1.000 0 5 5
7 Coulby Gunther 23 52 254 756 .336 254 756 .336 226 351 .644 32 117 734
8 Roger Jorgensen 26 28 14 54 .259 14 54 .259 13 19 .684 1 36 41
9 Noble Jorgensen 21 15 25 112 .223 25 112 .223 16 25 .640 4 40 66
10 Tony Kappen 27 41 103 446 .231 103 446 .231 104 123 .846 22 61 310
11 Press Maravich 26 51 102 375 .272 102 375 .272 30 58 .517 6 102 234
12 Ed Melvin 30 57 99 376 .263 99 376 .263 83 127 .654 37 150 281
13 Red Mihalik 30 7 3 9 .333 3 9 .333 0 0 0 10 6
14 Walt Miller 31 12 7 21 .333 7 21 .333 9 18 .500 6 16 23
15 John Mills 27 47 55 187 .294 55 187 .294 71 129 .550 9 94 181
16 Stan Noszka 26 58 199 693 .287 199 693 .287 109 157 .694 39 163 507
17 John Abramovic 27 47 202 834 .242 202 834 .242 123 178 .691 35 161 527

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 Harry Zeller 27 48 2.5 8.0 .314 2.5 8.0 .314 2.5 3.7 .689 0.6 3.7 7.5
2 Moe Becker 29 17 2.7 13.5 .201 2.7 13.5 .201 0.9 1.8 .533 0.8 2.9 6.4
3 Michael Bytzura 24 60 1.5 5.9 .244 1.5 5.9 .244 0.6 1.2 .500 0.5 1.8 3.5
4 Joe Fabel 33 30 0.8 3.2 .260 0.8 3.2 .260 0.4 0.9 .500 0.1 2.1 2.1
5 Nat Frankel 33 6 0.7 4.5 .148 0.7 4.5 .148 1.3 2.0 .667 0.5 1.0 2.7
6 Gorham Getchell 26 16 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.0 0.3 0.3
7 Coulby Gunther 23 52 4.9 14.5 .336 4.9 14.5 .336 4.3 6.8 .644 0.6 2.3 14.1
8 Roger Jorgensen 26 28 0.5 1.9 .259 0.5 1.9 .259 0.5 0.7 .684 0.0 1.3 1.5
9 Noble Jorgensen 21 15 1.7 7.5 .223 1.7 7.5 .223 1.1 1.7 .640 0.3 2.7 4.4
10 Tony Kappen 27 41 2.5 10.9 .231 2.5 10.9 .231 2.5 3.0 .846 0.5 1.5 7.6
11 Press Maravich 26 51 2.0 7.4 .272 2.0 7.4 .272 0.6 1.1 .517 0.1 2.0 4.6
12 Ed Melvin 30 57 1.7 6.6 .263 1.7 6.6 .263 1.5 2.2 .654 0.6 2.6 4.9
13 Red Mihalik 30 7 0.4 1.3 .333 0.4 1.3 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.9
14 Walt Miller 31 12 0.6 1.8 .333 0.6 1.8 .333 0.8 1.5 .500 0.5 1.3 1.9
15 John Mills 27 47 1.2 4.0 .294 1.2 4.0 .294 1.5 2.7 .550 0.2 2.0 3.9
16 Stan Noszka 26 58 3.4 11.9 .287 3.4 11.9 .287 1.9 2.7 .694 0.7 2.8 8.7
17 John Abramovic 27 47 4.3 17.7 .242 4.3 17.7 .242 2.6 3.8 .691 0.7 3.4 11.2

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 Harry Zeller 27 48 .314 .314 .689
2 Moe Becker 29 17 .201 .201 .533
3 Michael Bytzura 24 60 .244 .244 .500
4 Joe Fabel 33 30 .260 .260 .500
5 Nat Frankel 33 6 .148 .148 .667
6 Gorham Getchell 26 16 .000 .000 1.000
7 Coulby Gunther 23 52 .336 .336 .644
8 Roger Jorgensen 26 28 .259 .259 .684
9 Noble Jorgensen 21 15 .223 .223 .640
10 Tony Kappen 27 41 .231 .231 .846
11 Press Maravich 26 51 .272 .272 .517
12 Ed Melvin 30 57 .263 .263 .654
13 Red Mihalik 30 7 .333 .333
14 Walt Miller 31 12 .333 .333 .500
15 John Mills 27 47 .294 .294 .550
16 Stan Noszka 26 58 .287 .287 .694
17 John Abramovic 27 47 .242 .242 .691

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 Harry Zeller 27 48 .314 .314 .689
2 Moe Becker 29 17 .201 .201 .533
3 Michael Bytzura 24 60 .244 .244 .500
4 Joe Fabel 33 30 .260 .260 .500
5 Nat Frankel 33 6 .148 .148 .667
6 Gorham Getchell 26 16 .000 .000 1.000
7 Coulby Gunther 23 52 .336 .336 .644
8 Roger Jorgensen 26 28 .259 .259 .684
9 Noble Jorgensen 21 15 .223 .223 .640
10 Tony Kappen 27 41 .231 .231 .846
11 Press Maravich 26 51 .272 .272 .517
12 Ed Melvin 30 57 .263 .263 .654
13 Red Mihalik 30 7 .333 .333
14 Walt Miller 31 12 .333 .333 .500
15 John Mills 27 47 .294 .294 .550
16 Stan Noszka 26 58 .287 .287 .694
17 John Abramovic 27 47 .242 .242 .691

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 Harry Zeller 27 48 .394 .314 .463 4.2 -0.5 3.7
2 Moe Becker 29 17 .223 .201 .131 -1.8 -0.2 -2.0
3 Michael Bytzura 24 60 .271 .244 .202 -1.0 -0.4 -1.4
4 Joe Fabel 33 30 .293 .260 .271 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
5 Nat Frankel 33 6 .248 .148 .444 -0.1 0.0 -0.2
6 Gorham Getchell 26 16 .245 .000 .625 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
7 Coulby Gunther 23 52 .403 .336 .464 8.9 -0.5 8.4
8 Roger Jorgensen 26 28 .329 .259 .352 0.2 -0.1 0.1
9 Noble Jorgensen 21 15 .268 .223 .223 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5
10 Tony Kappen 27 41 .310 .231 .276 0.5 -0.3 0.2
11 Press Maravich 26 51 .292 .272 .155 -0.5 -0.3 -0.7
12 Ed Melvin 30 57 .325 .263 .338 1.2 -0.5 0.7
13 Red Mihalik 30 7 .333 .333 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
14 Walt Miller 31 12 .398 .333 .857 0.3 -0.1 0.3
15 John Mills 27 47 .371 .294 .690 1.7 -0.2 1.4
16 Stan Noszka 26 58 .333 .287 .227 2.4 -0.6 1.8
17 John Abramovic 27 47 .289 .242 .213 -1.1 -0.6 -1.7