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Indianapolis Jets

1948-49 Indianapolis Jets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 18-42
Finished 6th in the NBA's Western Division

Coach: Bruce Hale (4-13)

Coach: Burl Friddle (14-29)

1948-49 Statistics
1948-49 Game-by-Game Results

The Indianapolis Jets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1948-49 season with a record of 18 wins and 42 losses, finishing sixth in the NBA's Western Division. Bruce Hale and Burl Friddle coached the team.


Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
Charlie Black F-C June 15, 1921 6'4" 195 Kansas
Price Brookfield F-G May 11, 1920 6'4" 185 West Texas State
Tommy Byrnes F-G February 19, 1923 6'3" 175 Seton Hall
Jack Eskridge C-F 6'4" 180 Kansas
George Glamack C-F June 7, 1919 6'6" 225 North Carolina
Bruce Hale G-F August 30, 1918 6'1" 170 Santa Clara
Ralph Hamilton G-F June 10, 1921 6'1" 188 Indiana
Walt Kirk G-F September 3, 1924 6'3" 173 Illinois
Andy Kostecka F February 10, 1921 6'3" 203 Georgetown
Freddie Lewis F-G January 6, 1921 6'2" 195 Eastern Kentucky
Ray Lumpp G July 11, 1923 6'1" 178 NYU
Jack Maddox F-G December 10, 1921 6'2" 185 West Texas State
John Mahnken C June 16, 1922 6'8" 220 Georgetown
Lionel Malamed G November 15, 1924 5'9" 150 CCNY
John Mandic F-C October 3, 1919 6'4" 195 Oregon State
Leo Mogus F-C April 13, 1921 6'4" 190 Youngstown State
Fritz Nagy G-F January 3, 1924 6'1" 170 Akron
Paul Napolitano F-G February 3, 1923 6'2" 185 San Francisco
Marty Passaglia G April 22, 1919 6'0" 170 Santa Clara
Roy Pugh C-F October 16, 1922 6'6" 210 SMU
Jim Springer C June 17, 1926 6'9" 235 Canterbury
Jim Spruill G February 26, 1923 6'2" 225 Rice
Hal Tidrick F-G August 4, 1915 6'1" 190 Washington & Jefferson
Blackie Towery F-C June 20, 1920 6'4" 210 Western Kentucky
Dick Wehr F December 9, 1923 6'4" 180 Denison