St. Louis Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1959-1960 St. Louis Hawks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Ed Conlin F 6-5 200 4 Fordham 1955 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Al Ferrari G 6-2 190 2 Michigan State 1955 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Bob Ferry FC 6-8 230 0 Saint Louis 1959 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Larry Foust FC 6-9 215 9 La Salle 1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dave Gambee F 6-6 215 1 Oregon State 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Si Green G 6-2 185 2 Duquesne 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Cliff Hagan GF 6-4 210 3 Kentucky 1953 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
Clyde Lovellette FC 6-10 234 6 Kansas 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Slater Martin PG 5-10 170 10 Texas 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
Johnny McCarthy G 6-0 170 2 Canisius 1956 Rnd 4 Pick 1 United States
Jack McMahon G 6-1 185 7 St. John's 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Bob Pettit FC 6-9 205 5 LSU 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Dave Piontek F 6-6 230 3 Xavier 1956 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Cal Ramsey F 6-4 200 0 NYU 1959 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Charlie Share C 6-11 235 8 Bowling Green 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States

1959-1960 St. Louis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. McCarthy S. Green C. Hagan C. Lovellette B. Pettit
Rotation S. Martin A. Ferrari   B. Ferry  
Rotation   J. McMahon      
Lim PT     D. Piontek L. Foust  

1959-1960 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1St. Louis Hawks46-29-
2Detroit Pistons30-4516
3Minneapolis Lakers25-5021
4Cincinnati Royals19-5627

1959-1960 St. Louis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bob Pettit All-NBA First Team (1960)
Bob Pettit Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1960)
Cliff Hagan Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1960)
Clyde Lovellette Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1960)

1959-1960 St. Louis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Pettit 72 40.2 26.1 17.0 3.6
Cliff Hagan 75 37.3 24.8 10.7 4.0
Clyde Lovellette 68 28.7 20.8 10.6 1.9
Johnny McCarthy 75 31.8 8.4 4.0 4.4
Al Ferrari 71 22.1 8.6 2.3 2.6
Si Green 70 19.3 6.1 3.7 1.9
Slater Martin 64 27.4 6.2 2.9 5.2
Bob Ferry 62 14.1 5.9 3.8 0.6
Dave Gambee 61 10.8 5.0 3.8 0.6
Dave Piontek 25 28.9 7.8 4.8 1.4
Jack McMahon 25 13.4 3.3 1.0 2.0
Cal Ramsey 4 8.8 4.2 4.8 0.0
Hub Reed 2 8.5 1.0 0.0 0.0

1959-1960 St. Louis Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Al Ferrari was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Hawks. Al Ferrari signed a contract with the St. Louis Hawks on July 8, 1955. Al Ferrari re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the St. Louis Hawks on September 1, 1958.

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 Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Cliff Hagan, the #6 pick in the 3 Round of the 1953 NBA Draft, were acquired by the St. Louis Hawks from the Boston Celtics on April 30, 1956. Cliff Hagan signed a multi-year contract with the St. Louis Hawks on September 1, 1956.

Acquired via Trade

Bob Ferry was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Cincinnati Royals on January 10, 1959. Bob Ferry signed a multi-year contract with the St. Louis Hawks on September 1, 1959.

Larry Foust was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Minneapolis Lakers on February 1, 1960.

Si Green was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Cincinnati Royals on January 10, 1959.

Clyde Lovellette was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Cincinnati Royals on August 16, 1958.

Slater Martin was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the New York Knicks on December 10, 1956.

Johnny McCarthy was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Cincinnati Royals on August 22, 1959.

Jack McMahon was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Rochester Royals on January 9, 1956.

Dave Piontek was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Cincinnati Royals on January 31, 1960.