Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Regular Season Rosters

1949-1950 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Harry Boykoff C 6-10 225 0 St. John's 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Walt Budko GF 6-5 220 1 Columbia 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Tommy Byrnes GF 6-3 175 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Paul Cloyd G 6-2 181 0 Wisconsin 1947 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
Joe Dolhon G 6-0 175 0 NYU 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Johnny Ezersky GF 6-3 185 2 Rhode Island 1947 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
George Feigenbaum PG 6-1 185 0 Kentucky 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Paul Gordon G 6-3 185 0 Notre Dame 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Paul Hoffman GF 6-2 195 1 Purdue 1947 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
Howie Janotta F 6-3 185 0 Seton Hall 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Buddy Jeannette PG 5-11 175 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Lee Knorek F 6-7 216 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Freddie Lewis G 6-2 195 1 - 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ron Livingstone C 6-10 220 0 Wyoming 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
John Mandic GF 6-4 205 1 Oregon State 1947 Rnd 9 Pick 4 United States
Mike McCarron G 5-11 180 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dick Mehen PF 6-5 195 0 Tennessee 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Andy O'Donnell G 6-1 180 0 Loyola (MD) 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Red Owens GF 6-3 185 0 Baylor 1949 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Les Pugh FC 6-7 190 1 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bill Roberts FC 6-8 210 1 Wyoming 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Red Rocha FC 6-9 185 2 Oregon State 1947 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Ed Sadowski C 6-5 240 3 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Marv Schatzman GF 6-5 200 0 Saint Louis 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Bob Tough GF 6-0 185 1 St. John's 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Blackie Towery GF 6-5 210 1 Western Kentucky 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dick Triptow G 6-0 170 1 DePaul 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Whitey Von Nieda GF 6-1 170 0 - 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1949-1950 Baltimore Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Dolhon P. Hoffman T. Byrnes B. Towery W. Budko
Rotation B. Jeannette A. O'Donnell M. Schatzman L. Pugh  
Lim PT     W. Von Nieda   E. Sadowski
Lim PT     J. Ezersky    
Lim PT     J. Mandic    

1949-1950 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Syracuse Nationals51-13-
2New York Knicks40-2813
3Washington Capitols32-3621
4San Francisco Warriors26-4227
5Baltimore Bullets (BAA)25-4328
6Boston Celtics22-4631

1949-1950 Baltimore Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS AST
Paul Hoffman 60 14.4 2.7
Ed Sadowski 52 14.0 1.9
Blackie Towery 68 8.8 2.1
Walt Budko 66 9.0 2.2
Joe Dolhon 64 6.9 2.4
Tommy Byrnes 53 6.2 1.7
Johnny Ezersky 38 8.1 1.7
Les Pugh 56 4.5 0.3
Whitey Von Nieda 33 6.2 3.2
Buddy Jeannette 37 5.2 2.5
Marv Schatzman 34 3.4 1.1
Andy O'Donnell 25 3.6 0.7
Ron Livingstone 16 5.3 1.5
Freddie Lewis 18 3.5 1.0
George Feigenbaum 12 3.0 0.8
Howie Janotta 9 3.4 0.4
Bob Tough 8 3.4 0.2
Paul Cloyd 3 1.7 0.3
John Mandic 3 1.3 0.3
Mike McCarron 3 1.3 0.3
Paul Gordon 4 0.8 0.8
Dick Triptow 4 0.5 0.2
Lee Knorek 1 0.0 0.0

1949-1950 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Walt Budko was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1948 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA). Walt Budko signed a multi-year contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1948.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Marv Schatzman, the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the St. Louis Bombers on August 1, 1949. Marv Schatzman signed a contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1949.

Acquired via Trade

Tommy Byrnes was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Indianapolis Jets on May 1, 1949.

Johnny Ezersky was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Boston Celtics on December 15, 1949.

Buddy Jeannette was acquired in a trade by the from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on January 13, 1950.

Ed Sadowski was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Philadelphia Warriors on December 7, 1949.

Whitey Von Nieda was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on January 13, 1950.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

John Mandic was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Washington Capitols on January 3, 1950.

Acquired via Free Agency

Joe Dolhon signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1949.

Paul Hoffman signed a contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1947. Paul Hoffman re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1949.

Andy O'Donnell signed a contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on January 10, 1950.

Les Pugh signed a contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on November 1, 1949.

Blackie Towery signed a contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1949.

1949-1950 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bill Dyer General Manager 1951-1952 General Manager (Baltimore Bullets (BAA), 1947 to 1950)