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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.


Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
John Barber F June 27, 1927 6'6" 210 Los Angeles State
Irv Bemoras F-G November 18, 1930 6'3" 185 Illinois
Jack Coleman F-C May 23, 1924 6'7" 195 Louisville
Cliff Hagan F-G December 9, 1931 6'4" 210 Kentucky
Alex Hannum F-C July 19, 1923 6'6" 210 USC
Ed Macauley C-F March 22, 1928 6'8" 185 St. Louis
Slater Martin G October 22, 1925 5'10" 170 Texas
Jack McMahon G December 3, 1928 6'1" 185 St. John's (NY)
Willie Naulls F-C October 7, 1934 6'6" 225 UCLA
Med Park G-F April 11, 1933 6'2" 200 Missouri
Bob Pettit F-C December 12, 1932 6'9" 205 Louisiana State
Chuck Share C March 14, 1927 6'11" 235 Bowling Green
Odie Spears G June 26, 1925 6'4" 205 Western Kentucky
Norm Stewart F January 20, 1935 6'5" 200 Missouri


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