Tuesday, February 5, 2019

1947-48 Montgomery Rebels (SPBL)

1947-48 MONTGOMERY REBELS
SOUTHERN BASKETBALL LEAGUE
44-6 .880, 1st place

Playoffs:
Advanced through round robin, 2-0
SPBL Championship: Defeated Nashville, 3-1

Led by head coach and player Lenny Rader, the Rebels rolled through the league with ease, racking up a 14-1 record after fifteen games and winning an astounding 34 of their first 36. Putting up as a team 88.5 points per game, the Rebels managed to keep their scoring fairly evenly distributed between Al Grenert (16.8 ppg), coach Rader (13.5), Grant Dunlap (13.9) , Bob Skarda (13.3) and Ken Spiker (13.5). They finished 44-6 and defeated Nashville to win the Southern League title.



Head Coach: Lenny Rader (March 29, 1921 - December 29, 1996) Also played. See below


PLAYERS:
  • Doug Condit (December 19, 1920 - April 11, 2004)
Biography

  • Manny Dorsky (October 29, 1919 - November 6, 1991)
Biography


  • Grant Dunlap (December 20, 1923 - September 10, 2014)
Biography 

  • Shorty Erwin (November 11, 1921 - June 20, 2005)
Biography 

  • Elmer Gainer (November 22, 1918 - September 29, 1970)
Biography

  • Al Grenert (July 8, 1919 - August 9, 2002)
Biography 


  • John Hitson (July 7, 1927 - January 10, 1999)
Biography

  • Buddy Parker (May 27, 1924 - December 27, 1999)
Biography 

  • Lenny Rader (March 29, 1921 - December 29, 1996)
Biography

  • Harry Shor (June 8, 1923 - October 15, 1994)
Biography

  • Julie Silverman (b. October 20, 1922)
Biography

  • Bob Skarda (November 28, 1925 - February 15, 1994)
Biography

Ken Spiker

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