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St. Louis Bombers

1947-48 St. Louis Bombers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 29-19
Finished 1st in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 3-4
Lost semi-finals

Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia Warriors 4-3

Coach: Ken Loeffler (29-19)

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

The St. Louis Bombers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1947-48 season with a record of 29 wins and 19 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 3-4. Ken Loeffler coached the team. The 1947-48 St. Louis Bombers lost in the semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
John AbramovicFFebruary 9, 19196'3"195Salem
Bob DollF-CAugust 10, 19196'4"195Colorado
Wyndol GrayG-FMarch 20, 19226'1"175Bowling Green
Grady LewisF-CMarch 25, 19176'7"215Oklahoma
John LoganGJanuary 1, 19216'2"175Indiana
Don MartinC-FFebruary 7, 19206'7"210Central Missouri
Ariel MaughanFApril 26, 19236'4"190Utah State
Buddy O'GradyGJanuary 19, 19205'11"160Georgetown
Don PutmanGNovember 13, 19226'0"160Denver
Red RochaC-FSeptember 18, 19236'8"185Oregon State
Irv RothenbergCDecember 31, 19216'7"215LIU
Giff RouxF-CJune 28, 19236'5"195Kansas
Belus SmawleyG-FMarch 20, 19186'1"195Applachian State