St. Louis Hawks Playoff Rosters

1956-1957 St. Louis Hawks Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
John Barber SF 6-6 210 Jun 27, 1927 29 Cal State Los Angeles 0 1956 Rnd 7, Pick 3, Minneapolis Lakers
Irv Bemoras GF 6-3 185 Nov 18, 1930 26 Illinois 1 1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 3, Milwaukee Hawks
Jack Coleman PF 6-7 195 May 23, 1924 32 Louisville 7 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 1, Providence Steamrollers
Cliff Hagan GF 6-4 210 Dec 9, 1940 16 Kentucky 0 1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Alex Hannum FC 6-7 210 Jul 19, 1923 33 USC 7 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 2, Indianapolis Jets
Ed Macauley FC 6-8 185 Mar 22, 1928 28 Saint Louis 7 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 5, St. Louis Bombers
Slater Martin PG 5-10 170 Oct 22, 1925 31 Texas 7 1949 NBA Draft, Rnd 3, Pick 11, Minneapolis Lakers
Jack McMahon PG 6-1 185 Dec 3, 1928 28 St. John's 4 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 9, Rochester Royals
Med Park GF 6-2 205 Apr 11, 1933 23 Missouri 1 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Bob Pettit FC 6-9 205 Dec 12, 1932 24 LSU 2 1954 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Milwaukee Hawks
Charlie Share C 6-11 235 Mar 14, 1927 30 Bowling Green 5 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 1, Boston Celtics
Odie Spears GF 6-5 205 Jun 26, 1925 31 Western Kentucky 7 1948 NBA Draft, Rnd 4, Pick 5, Chicago Stags
Norm Stewart -     Jan 20, 1935 22 Missouri 0 1956 Rnd 5, Pick 2, St. Louis Hawks

1956-1957 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #2 Syracuse Nationals #3 San Francisco Warriors SYR in 2
Second Round W2 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Fort Wayne Pistons MIN in 2
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Syracuse Nationals BOS in 3
Conference Finals W1 St. Louis Hawks W2 Minneapolis Lakers STH in 3
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics W1 St. Louis Hawks BOS in 7
Division Tiebreaker W1 St. Louis Hawks W3 Fort Wayne Pistons -
Division Tiebreaker W2 Minneapolis Lakers W1 St. Louis Hawks STH in 1

1956-1957 St. Louis Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Pettit 10 43.0 29.8 16.8 2.5
Cliff Hagan 10 31.9 17.0 11.2 2.8
Slater Martin 10 43.9 16.6 4.2 4.9
Ed Macauley 10 29.7 14.2 6.2 2.2
Jack McMahon 10 37.5 12.4 3.8 5.7
Jack Coleman 10 31.3 9.2 8.8 3.3
Charlie Share 10 16.8 9.2 6.3 0.6
Med Park 10 18.3 4.4 3.3 1.2
Irv Bemoras 3 6.7 3.0 2.0 0.3
Alex Hannum 2 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1956-1957 St. Louis Hawks Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record St. Louis Leaders Minneapolis Leaders
Mar 21, 1957
v.
Minneapolis
W, 118-109 Kiel Auditorium
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. S. Martin
PTS: 24. V. Mikkelsen
Mar 24, 1957
v.
Minneapolis
W, 106-104 Kiel Auditorium
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 30. Bob Pettit
PTS: 33. C. Lovellette
Mar 25, 1957
@
Minneapolis
W, 135-143 Minneapolis Auditorium
Conference Finals
3-0 PTS: 35. Bob Pettit
PTS: 42. S. Leonard

1956-1957 St. Louis Hawks NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record St. Louis Leaders Boston Leaders
Mar 30, 1957
@
Boston
W, 123-125 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 37. Bob Pettit
PTS: 36. Bill Sharman
Mar 31, 1957
@
Boston
L, 119-99 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 19. Ed Macauley
PTS: 22. Bob Cousy
Apr 6, 1957
v.
Boston
W, 100-98 Kiel Auditorium
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 26. Bob Pettit
PTS: 28. Bill Sharman
Apr 7, 1957
v.
Boston
L, 118-123 Kiel Auditorium
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 33. Bob Pettit
PTS: 31. Bob Cousy
Apr 9, 1957
@
Boston
L, 124-109 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-3 PTS: 33. Bob Pettit
PTS: 32. Bill Sharman
Apr 11, 1957
v.
Boston
W, 96-94 Kiel Auditorium
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 32. Bob Pettit
PTS: 28. T. Heinsohn
Apr 13, 1957
@
Boston
L, 125-123 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
3-4 PTS: 39. Bob Pettit
PTS: 37. T. Heinsohn

1956-1957 St. Louis Hawks Division Tiebreaker Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record St. Louis Leaders Fort Wayne Leaders
Mar 14, 1957
v.
Fort Wayne
W, 115-103 Kiel Auditorium
Division Tiebreaker
1-0 N/A N/A

1956-1957 St. Louis Hawks Division Tiebreaker Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record St. Louis Leaders Minneapolis Leaders
Mar 16, 1957
v.
Minneapolis
W, 114-111 Kiel Auditorium
Division Tiebreaker
1-0 N/A N/A