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Providence Steamrollers

1947-48 Providence Steamrollers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 6-42
Finished 4th in the NBA's Eastern Division

Coach: Nat Hickey (4-25)

Coach: Albert Soar (2-17)

1947-48 Statistics
1947-48 Game-by-Game Results

The Providence Steamrollers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1947-48 season with a record of 6 wins and 42 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Eastern Division. Nat Hickey and Albert Soar coached the team.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Hank BeendersC-FJune 2, 19166'5"185LIU
Ernie CalverleyGJanuary 30, 19245'10"145Rhode Island
Bill DowneyCNovember 11, 19236'6"210Marquette
Johnny EzerskyF-G6'3"175none
Dick FitzgeraldFNovember 18, 19206'2"175Seton Hall
Pop GoodwinF-CDecember 22, 19206'2"203none
Wyndol GrayG-FMarch 20, 19226'1"175Bowling Green
Nat HickeyG-FJanuary 30, 19025'11"180none
Bob HubbardC-FDecember 27, 19226'6"215Springfield
John JanischF-GMarch 15, 19206'3"200Valparaiso
Jerry KellyFJune 14, 19186'2"172John Marshall
Dino MartinGMay 25, 19205'8"160Georgetown
Ariel MaughanFApril 26, 19236'4"190Utah State
George MearnsFApril 18, 19226'3"175Rhode Island
George NostrandC-FJanuary 25, 19246'8"195Wyoming
Lee RobbinsFFebruary 11, 19226'3"175Colorado
Kenny SailorsGJanuary 14, 19225'10"175Wyoming
Earl ShannonG-FNovember 23, 19215'11"170Rhode Island
Mel ThurstonGJanuary 16, 19196'0"175Canisius
Jack ToomayC-FAugust 9, 19226'6"215College of Pacific
Ray WertisGJuly 30, 19235'11"175St. John's (NY)