Check out our sister site

St. Louis Hawks

1956-57 St. Louis Hawks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 34-38
Finished 1st in the NBA's Western Division

Postseason: 8-4
Lost finals

Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 1-0

Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 1-0

Division Finals - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 3-0

Finals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-3

Coach: Red Holzman (14-19)

Coach: Slater Martin (5-3)

Coach: Alex Hannum (15-16)

1956-57 Statistics
1956-57 Game-by-Game Results

The St. Louis Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 34 wins and 38 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Western Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-4. Red Holzman, Slater Martin and Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1956-57 St. Louis Hawks lost in the finals.

PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
John BarberFJune 27, 19276'6"210Los Angeles State
Irv BemorasF-GNovember 18, 19306'3"185Illinois
Jack ColemanF-CMay 23, 19246'7"195Louisville
Cliff HaganF-GDecember 9, 19316'4"210Kentucky
Alex HannumF-CJuly 19, 19236'6"210USC
Ed MacauleyC-FMarch 22, 19286'8"185St. Louis
Slater MartinGOctober 22, 19255'10"170Texas
Jack McMahonGDecember 3, 19286'1"185St. John's (NY)
Willie NaullsF-COctober 7, 19346'6"225UCLA
Med ParkG-FApril 11, 19336'2"200Missouri
Bob PettitF-CDecember 12, 19326'9"205Louisiana State
Chuck ShareCMarch 14, 19276'11"235Bowling Green
Odie SpearsGJune 26, 19256'4"205Western Kentucky
Norm StewartFJanuary 20, 19356'5"200Missouri