Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Regular Season Rosters

1951-1952 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Don Barksdale F 6-6 200 0 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Walt Budko GF 6-5 220 3 Columbia 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Bill Calhoun GF 6-3 180 3 City College of San Francisco 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Alex Hannum FC 6-7 210 2 USC 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Frank Kudelka GF 6-2 193 2 Saint Mary's 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Joe McNamee F 6-6 210 1 San Francisco 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Stan Miasek F 6-5 210 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dave Minor G 6-2 185 0 UCLA 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Kevin O'Shea G 6-2 175 1 Notre Dame 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Red Owens GF 6-3 185 1 Baylor 1949 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Don Rehfeldt F 6-7 210 1 Wisconsin 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Pep Saul GF 6-2 185 2 Seton Hall 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Fred Scolari PG 5-10 180 5 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jim Slaughter C 6-11 210 0 South Carolina 1951 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Belus Smawley G 6-1 180 5 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Brady Walker GF 6-6 205 3 Brigham Young 1948 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States

1951-1952 Baltimore Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters F. Scolari D. Minor B. Calhoun S. Miasek D. Barksdale
Rotation   B. Smawley F. Kudelka   J. Slaughter
Rotation     B. Walker    
Lim PT   K. O'Shea J. McNamee    

1951-1952 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Syracuse Nationals40-26-
2Boston Celtics39-271
3New York Knicks37-293
4San Francisco Warriors33-337
5Baltimore Bullets (BAA)20-4620

1951-1952 Baltimore Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Fred Scolari Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1952)

1951-1952 Baltimore Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Fred Scolari 64 35.0 14.6 3.3 4.7
Don Barksdale 62 32.5 12.6 9.7 2.2
Stan Miasek 66 32.9 11.8 9.7 2.1
Frank Kudelka 65 24.4 9.3 4.2 2.8
Dave Minor 57 27.3 8.3 4.8 2.8
Alex Hannum 66 22.8 6.6 5.1 2.0
Bill Calhoun 55 29.0 7.0 4.6 2.1
Brady Walker 35 20.0 5.8 5.6 1.1
Kevin O'Shea 22 29.5 8.7 3.6 3.2
Red Owens 19 17.9 7.9 3.7 1.7
Jim Slaughter 28 18.8 5.2 5.3 0.9
Don Rehfeldt 10 19.4 5.4 6.9 1.2
Belus Smawley 11 12.6 3.6 1.6 0.7

1951-1952 Baltimore Bullets (BAA) Roster Composition

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Jim Slaughter, the #2 pick in the 4 Round of the 1951 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Milwaukee Hawks on January 15, 1952. Jim Slaughter signed a contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on January 18, 1952.

Acquired via Trade

Frank Kudelka was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Boston Celtics on October 17, 1951.

Joe McNamee was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Rochester Royals on December 28, 1951.

Kevin O'Shea was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Milwaukee Hawks on February 3, 1952.

Fred Scolari was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Syracuse Nationals on July 15, 1951.

Belus Smawley was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Syracuse Nationals on December 11, 1950.

Brady Walker was acquired in a trade by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) from the Boston Celtics on December 1, 1950.

Acquired via Free Agency

Don Barksdale as a free agent with the on July 1, 1951. Don Barksdale signed a contract with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on October 4, 1951.

Bill Calhoun signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1951.

Stan Miasek signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on July 1, 1951.

Dave Minor signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on September 1, 1951.

1951-1952 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)