Indianapolis Jets Regular Season Rosters

1948-1949 Indianapolis Jets Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Charlie Black FC 6-5 200 0 Kansas 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Price Brookfield GF 6-4 185 0 Iowa State 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tommy Byrnes GF 6-3 175 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jack Eskridge FC 6-5 200 0 Kansas 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
George Glamack FC 6-6 190 0 North Carolina 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bruce Hale GF 6-1 170 0 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ralph Hamilton G 6-1 188 0 Indiana 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Walt Kirk G 6-3 173 0 Illinois 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Andy Kostecka GF 6-3 203 0 Georgetown 1948 Rnd 6 Pick 2 United States
Freddie Lewis G 6-2 195 0 - 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Ray Lumpp G 6-1 178 0 NYU 1948 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Jack Maddox GF 6-3 185 0 West Texas A&M 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
John Mahnken C 6-8 220 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Lionel Malamed G 5-9 150 0 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
John Mandic GF 6-4 205 0 Oregon State 1947 Rnd 9 Pick 4 United States
Leo Mogus FC 6-4 200 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Fritz Nagy G 6-2 185 0 Akron 1947 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Paul Napolitano G 6-2 185 0 San Francisco 1947 Rnd 6 Pick 5 United States
Marty Passaglia G 6-1 170 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Roy Pugh GF 6-6 210 0 Southern Methodist 1948 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
Jim Springer F 6-9 235 0 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jim Spruill G 6-2 225 0 - 1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Hal Tidrick G 6-1 190 0 Washington & Jefferson 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Blackie Towery GF 6-5 210 0 Western Kentucky 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dick Wehr G 6-4 180 0 - 1948 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States

1948-1949 Indianapolis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters F. Nagy P. Brookfield J. Mandic    
Lim PT   W. Kirk T. Byrnes L. Mogus  
Lim PT   R. Hamilton B. Towery J. Eskridge  
Lim PT   L. Malamed R. Pugh    

1948-1949 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Rochester Royals45-15-
2Minneapolis Lakers44-161
3Chicago Stags38-227
4St. Louis Bombers29-3116
5Fort Wayne Pistons22-3823
6Indianapolis Jets18-4227

1948-1949 Indianapolis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS AST
Ray Lumpp 37 12.2 3.4
Price Brookfield 54 8.2 2.5
Charlie Black 41 10.7 2.8
Blackie Towery 38 11.5 3.6
Walt Kirk 35 10.8 3.0
Leo Mogus 19 15.9 3.9
John Mandic 56 4.8 1.4
Fritz Nagy 50 5.1 1.4
Ralph Hamilton 38 6.5 2.1
Lionel Malamed 35 6.5 1.6
Bruce Hale 18 12.6 3.8
Tommy Byrnes 22 9.6 2.2
Andy Kostecka 21 6.4 0.7
John Mahnken 13 10.0 2.6
George Glamack 11 9.3 1.7
Freddie Lewis 8 9.9 2.4
Jack Eskridge 20 3.2 0.7
Hal Tidrick 8 4.8 1.4
Marty Passaglia 10 3.1 1.7
Dick Wehr 9 1.3 0.3
Roy Pugh 6 0.5 0.3
Jim Spruill 1 2.0 0.0
Jim Springer 2 0.5 0.0
Paul Napolitano 1 0.0 0.0
Jack Maddox 1 0.0 1.0

1948-1949 Indianapolis Jets Roster Composition

Acquired via Trade

Tommy Byrnes was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the New York Knicks on January 26, 1949.

Jack Eskridge was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Chicago Stags on January 10, 1949.

Ralph Hamilton was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 19, 1948.

Walt Kirk was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 19, 1948.

Lionel Malamed was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Rochester Royals on December 21, 1948.

Leo Mogus was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Fort Wayne Pistons on February 3, 1949.

Roy Pugh was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 20, 1948.

Blackie Towery was acquired in a trade by the Indianapolis Jets from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 19, 1948.

Acquired via Free Agency

Price Brookfield signed a contract as a free agent with the Indianapolis Jets on September 1, 1948.

John Mandic signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indianapolis Jets on September 1, 1948.

Fritz Nagy signed a contract as a free agent with the Indianapolis Jets on September 1, 1948.