St. Louis Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1958-1959 St. Louis Hawks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Al Ferrari G 6-2 190 1 Michigan State 1955 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Dave Gambee F 6-6 215 0 Oregon State 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Si Green G 6-2 185 1 Duquesne 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Cliff Hagan GF 6-4 210 2 Kentucky 1953 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
Clyde Lovellette FC 6-10 234 5 Kansas 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Ed Macauley FC 6-8 185 9 Saint Louis 1949 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Slater Martin PG 5-10 170 9 Texas 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
Jack McMahon G 6-1 185 6 St. John's 1952 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Med Park GF 6-2 205 3 Missouri 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bob Pettit FC 6-9 205 4 LSU 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Hub Reed C 6-9 215 0 Oklahoma City 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Charlie Share C 6-11 235 7 Bowling Green 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Win Wilfong G 6-2 185 1 Memphis 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States

1958-1959 St. Louis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. McMahon A. Ferrari C. Hagan C. Lovellette B. Pettit
Rotation S. Martin W. Wilfong     C. Share
Rotation         H. Reed
Lim PT   S. Green D. Gambee E. Macauley  

1958-1959 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1St. Louis Hawks49-23-
2Minneapolis Lakers33-3916
3Detroit Pistons28-4421
4Cincinnati Royals19-5330

1958-1959 St. Louis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bob Pettit Most Valuable Player (1959)
Bob Pettit All-NBA First Team (1959)
Slater Martin All-NBA Second Team (1959)
Cliff Hagan All-NBA Second Team (1959)
Slater Martin Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1959)
Cliff Hagan Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1959)
Bob Pettit Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1959)
Bob Pettit All-Star MVP (1959)

1958-1959 St. Louis Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Pettit 72 39.9 29.2 16.4 3.1
Cliff Hagan 72 37.5 23.7 10.9 3.4
Clyde Lovellette 70 22.8 14.4 8.6 1.3
Slater Martin 71 35.3 9.7 3.6 4.7
Jack McMahon 72 31.0 8.2 2.3 4.1
Charlie Share 72 23.8 6.0 9.1 1.4
Al Ferrari 72 16.5 5.7 2.0 1.7
Hub Reed 65 14.6 5.0 4.9 0.5
Win Wilfong 63 11.8 4.1 1.9 0.8
Si Green 26 17.0 5.6 4.3 1.1
Med Park 29 7.9 3.0 1.3 1.0
Ed Macauley 14 14.0 4.6 2.9 0.9
Dave Gambee 2 3.5 1.0 1.0 0.0

1958-1959 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.

Dave Gambee was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks. Dave Gambee signed a multi-year contract 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.

Hub Reed was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks. Hub Reed signed a multi-year contract with the St. Louis Hawks on September 1, 1958.

Win Wilfong was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks. Win Wilfong signed a multi-year contract with the St. Louis Hawks on September 1, 1957.

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

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.

Ed Macauley was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Boston Celtics on April 30, 1956.

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

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

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