Wednesday, June 22, 2016

1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)

1948-49 TRI-CITIES BLACKHAWKS
NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Western Division
Finished: 36-28 .563, 2nd place

Opening Round of the playoffs - Defeated Sheboygan, 2-0
Semi-finals - Lost to Oshkosh, 3-1


  • Head Coaches:
Bobby McDermott (January 7, 1914 - October 14, 1963) 25-20 - Also played (See below)
Roger Potter (October 5, 1907 - June 8, 1982) 11-8

PLAYERS: 
  • Joe Camic (November 28, 1922 - April 3, 2011)
Biography

  • Dee Gibson (August 25, 1923 - April 8, 2003)
Biography

  • Hoot Gibson (December 5, 1921 - February 1, 1958)
Biography

  • Luther Harris (August 27, 1923 - February 3, 1986)
Biography

  • Billy Hassett (October 21, 1921 - November 18, 1992)
Biography

  • Shag Hawkins (September 23, 1920 - March 10, 2005)
Biography

  • Ed Lewinski (September 10, 1918 - April 15, 1962)
Biography

  • Bobby Lowther (December 14, 1923 - March 23, 2015)
Biography

  • Bobby McDermott (January 7, 1914 - October 14, 1963)
Biography

  • Don Otten (April 18, 1921 -September 18, 1985)
Biography

  • George Ratkovicz (November 13, 1922 - November 10, 2007)
Biography

  • Don Ray (July 8, 1921 - November 23, 1998)
Biography

  • Whitey Von Nieda (b. June 19, 1922)
Biography

  • Murray Wier (December 12, 1926 - April 6, 2016)
Biography

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