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1947-48 Providence Steam Rollers Transactions

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Record: 6-42, Finished 4th in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Albert Soar (2-17), Nat Hickey (4-25)

PTS/G: 69.1 (7th of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 80.7 (8th of 8)
SRS: -10.31 (8th of 8)
Expected W-L: 5-43 (8th of 8)

Arena: Rhode Island Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1947 to June 30, 1948.
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July 1, 1947

Drafted Joe Barry in the ?? round (54th pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted Bob Joyce in the ?? round (55th pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted Walt Dropo in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted Roy Lipscomb in the 2nd round (14th pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted John Mills in the 3rd round (24th pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted Al Nichols in the 4th round (34th pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted Dick Furey in the ?? round (52nd pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

Drafted Robert Hubbard in the ?? round (53rd pick) of the 1947 BAA Draft.

July 27, 1947

Drafted George Nostrand from the Cleveland Rebels in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Ray Wertis from the Cleveland Rebels in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Frankie Baumholtz from the Cleveland Rebels in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Coulby Gunther from the Pittsburgh Ironmen in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Tony Kappen from the Pittsburgh Ironmen in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Michael Bytzura from the Pittsburgh Ironmen in the dispersal draft.

Drafted Dick Fitzgerald from the Toronto Huskies in the dispersal draft.

September 27, 1947

Waived Elmore Morgenthaler.

November 9, 1947

Sold Coulby Gunther to the St. Louis Bombers.

December 1, 1947

Purchased Kenny Sailors from the Philadelphia Warriors.

December 30, 1947

Traded Ariel Maughan to the St. Louis Bombers for Wyndol Gray.

January 15, 1948

Sold Hank Beenders to the Philadelphia Warriors.

May 10, 1948

Drafted Andy Tonkovich in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

Drafted A. L. Bennett in the ?? round (13th pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

Drafted Jack Coleman in the ?? round (25th pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

Drafted Ed Faber in the ?? round (37th pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

Drafted Verl Heap in the ?? round (49th pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

Drafted Otto Snellbacher in the ?? round (61st pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

Drafted Brady Walker in the ?? round (72nd pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.