Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Playoff Rosters

1952-1953 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Jim Baechtold SF 6-4 205 Dec 9, 1927 25 Eastern Kentucky 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 2, Baltimore Bullets (BAA)
Don Barksdale SF 6-6 200 Mar 31, 1923 29 UCLA 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Dick Bunt PG 6-0 170 Jul 13, 1930 22 NYU 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 6, New York Knicks
Pete Darcey SF 6-7 217 Mar 3, 1930 23 Oklahoma State 0 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Don Henriksen FC 6-7 225 Oct 10, 1929 23 California 0 1952 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Paul Hoffman GF 6-2 195 Apr 12, 1925 27 Purdue 3 1947 NBA Draft, Rnd 5, Pick 2, Toronto Huskies
George Kaftan PG 6-3 190 Feb 22, 1928 25 Holy Cross 4 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 4, Boston Celtics
Jack Kerris SF 6-6 215 Jan 30, 1925 28 Loyola (IL) 3 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 10, Chicago Stags
Ray Lumpp PG 6-1 178 Jul 11, 1923 29 NYU 4 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 2, Indianapolis Jets
George McLeod GF 6-5 201 Jan 3, 1931 22 Texas Christian 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 1, Milwaukee Hawks
Eddie Miller PF 6-8 225 Jun 18, 1931 21 Syracuse 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 1, Milwaukee Hawks
Ralph O'Brien PG 5-9 160 Apr 8, 1928 24 Butler 1 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 6, Pick 9, Indianapolis Olympians
Kevin O'Shea PG 6-2 175 Jul 10, 1925 27 Notre Dame 2 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 11, Minneapolis Lakers
Bob Priddy PG 6-3 190 Mar 24, 1930 22 New Mexico State 0 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 6, Pick 2, Baltimore Bullets (BAA)

1952-1953 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 New York Knicks #4 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) NYK in 2
Second Round #2 Syracuse Nationals #3 Boston Celtics BOS in 2
Second Round W1 Minneapolis Lakers W4 Indianapolis Olympians MIN in 2
Second Round W2 Rochester Royals W3 Fort Wayne Pistons FWP in 3
Conference Finals #1 New York Knicks #3 Boston Celtics NYK in 4
Conference Finals W1 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Fort Wayne Pistons MIN in 5
NBA Finals W1 Minneapolis Lakers #1 New York Knicks MIN in 5

1952-1953 Baltimore Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Jim Baechtold 2 43.0 19.0 4.0 5.5
Eddie Miller 2 46.5 16.5 18.0 2.5
Don Henriksen 2 47.0 12.5 12.0 4.0
Ray Lumpp 2 37.5 10.5 4.0 2.5
Paul Hoffman 2 40.5 8.5 3.5 5.5
Jack Kerris 2 15.5 3.5 1.0 0.0
Ralph O'Brien 1 18.0 2.0 1.0 0.0
Dick Bunt 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Bob Priddy 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1952-1953 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Baltimore Leaders New York Leaders
Mar 17, 1953
@
New York
L, 80-62 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 17. J. Baechtold
PTS: 25. C. Simmons
Mar 20, 1953
v.
New York
L, 81-90 Baltimore Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 21. J. Baechtold
PTS: 20. Vince Boryla