Milwaukee Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1954-1955 Milwaukee Hawks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Bill Calhoun GF 6-3 180 6 City College of San Francisco 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Chuck Cooper GF 6-5 210 4 Duquesne 1950 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Fred Diute SG 6-3 210 0 St. Bonaventure 1951 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Alex Hannum FC 6-7 210 5 USC 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Bob Harrison G 6-1 190 5 Michigan 1949 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
Lew Hitch FC 6-8 200 3 Kansas State 1951 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
Ronnie MacGilvray G 6-2 185 0 St. John's 1952 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Phil Martin G 6-3 190 0 Toledo 1954 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Ken McBride SG 6-3 190 0 Maryland-Eastern Shore 1952 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Carl McNulty SG 6-3 185 0 Purdue 1952 Rnd 3 Pick 10 United States
Jackie Moore F 6-5 190 0 La Salle 1954 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bob Pettit FC 6-9 205 0 LSU 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
George Ratkovicz FC 6-6 220 5 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Pep Saul GF 6-2 185 5 Seton Hall 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Frank Selvy SG 6-3 180 0 Furman 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Charlie Share C 6-11 235 3 Bowling Green 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Bobby Watson G 6-0 161 0 Kentucky 1952 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States

1954-1955 Milwaukee Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Harrison K. McBride B. Calhoun C. Cooper B. Pettit
Rotation   C. McNulty P. Saul A. Hannum  
Rotation   F. Diute   G. Ratkovicz  
Rotation   R. MacGilvray      
Rotation   P. Martin      
Lim PT   F. Selvy     C. Share
Lim PT   B. Watson      

1954-1955 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Fort Wayne Pistons43-29-
2Minneapolis Lakers40-323
3Rochester Royals29-4314
4Milwaukee Hawks26-4617

1954-1955 Milwaukee Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bob Pettit All-NBA First Team (1955)
Bob Pettit Rookie Of The Year (1955)
Frank Selvy Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1955)
Bob Pettit Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1955)

1954-1955 Milwaukee Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Pettit 72 36.9 20.4 13.8 3.2
Charlie Share 69 24.4 11.9 9.9 1.2
Bob Harrison 72 31.9 10.1 3.1 3.5
Chuck Cooper 70 25.0 8.2 5.5 2.2
Bill Calhoun 69 30.6 6.6 4.2 3.4
Lew Hitch 74 24.0 6.1 5.9 1.7
Alex Hannum 53 20.5 5.9 4.6 2.0
Pep Saul 65 17.5 4.4 2.1 1.6
Ken McBride 12 20.8 9.8 2.6 1.2
George Ratkovicz 9 11.3 1.8 1.9 1.4
Phil Martin 7 6.7 1.7 1.4 0.9
Fred Diute 7 10.3 1.6 1.9 0.6
Ronnie MacGilvray 6 9.5 1.3 1.5 1.8
Carl McNulty 1 14.0 2.0 0.0 0.0

1954-1955 Milwaukee Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Phil Martin was selected as the #2 pick in the 4 Round of the 1954 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Hawks. Phil Martin signed a contract with the Milwaukee Hawks on September 1, 1954.

Bob Pettit was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1954 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Hawks. Bob Pettit signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Hawks on July 17, 1954.

Acquired via Trade

Bill Calhoun was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Syracuse Nationals on December 2, 1952.

Chuck Cooper was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Boston Celtics on May 28, 1954.

Alex Hannum was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Rochester Royals on December 10, 1954.

Bob Harrison was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Minneapolis Lakers on February 2, 1954.

George Ratkovicz was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on November 24, 1952.

Pep Saul was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Minneapolis Lakers on September 18, 1954.

Charlie Share was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 21, 1953.

Bobby Watson was acquired in a trade by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Minneapolis Lakers on February 17, 1955.

Acquired via Free Agency

Fred Diute signed a contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Hawks on September 1, 1954.

Ronnie MacGilvray signed a contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Hawks on September 1, 1954.

Ken McBride signed a contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Hawks on September 1, 1954.

Carl McNulty signed a contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Hawks on September 1, 1954.