Tri-Cities Blackhawks Regular Season Rosters

1950-1951 Tri-Cities Blackhawks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Ed Beach G 6-3 200 0 West Virginia 1950 Rnd 5 Pick 11 United States
Harry Boykoff C 6-10 225 1 St. John's 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Frankie Brian G 6-1 180 1 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tommy Byrnes GF 6-3 175 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bob Carpenter FC 6-5 200 1 Texas A&M Commerce 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Cal Christensen F 6-5 210 0 Toledo 1950 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
Ray Corley G 6-0 180 1 Georgetown 1949 Rnd 5 Pick 1 United States
Hank DeZonie GF 6-6 215 0 - 1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dike Eddleman SF 6-3 189 1 Illinois 1949 Rnd 3 Pick 10 United States
Ed Gayda GF 6-4 210 0 Washington State 1950 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
John Hargis G 6-2 180 1 Texas 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Kleggie Hermsen FC 6-9 225 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Noble Jorgensen FC 6-9 228 2 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Johnny Logan G 6-2 175 4 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dick Mehen PF 6-5 195 1 Tennessee 1947 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jack Nichols F 6-7 222 2 Washington 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Warren Perkins G 6-3 190 1 Tulane 1949 Rnd 4 Pick 1 United States
Ed Peterson FC 6-9 220 1 Cornell 1948 Rnd 4 Pick 4 United States
Alan Sawyer GF 6-5 195 0 UCLA 1950 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Herb Scherer F 6-9 212 0 Long Island 1950 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Mike Todorovich GF 6-5 200 1 - 1949 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Gene Vance GF 6-3 195 3 Illinois 1947 Rnd 4 Pick 8 United States

1950-1951 Tri-Cities Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters F. Brian J. Logan D. Eddleman M. Todorovich J. Nichols
Rotation   W. Perkins C. Christensen    
Rotation     G. Vance    
Rotation     H. Scherer    
Lim PT   E. Beach A. Sawyer B. Carpenter H. Boykoff
Lim PT   R. Corley T. Byrnes E. Peterson  
Lim PT   J. Hargis      

1950-1951 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Minneapolis Lakers44-24-
2Rochester Royals41-273
3Fort Wayne Pistons32-3612
4Indianapolis Olympians31-3713
5Tri-Cities Blackhawks25-4319

1950-1951 Tri-Cities Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Frankie Brian All-NBA Second Team (1951)
Dike Eddleman Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1951)
Frankie Brian Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1951)

1950-1951 Tri-Cities Season Stat Leaders

Player GP PTS REB AST
Frankie Brian 68 16.8 3.6 3.9
Dike Eddleman 68 15.3 6.0 2.5
Mike Todorovich 66 9.9 6.9 2.7
Kleggie Hermsen 71 7.5 6.3 1.3
Cal Christensen 67 6.6 7.8 2.4
Warren Perkins 66 6.0 4.8 2.2
Ed Peterson 36 7.8 6.9 1.6
Noble Jorgensen 22 11.2 5.1 1.2
Johnny Logan 30 7.7 4.5 4.0
Bob Carpenter 35 6.3 4.8 1.8
Gene Vance 29 4.8 3.2 2.0
Harry Boykoff 16 7.8 5.3 1.2
Tommy Byrnes 19 4.6 1.7 1.7
Ray Corley 18 4.1 2.4 2.1
Jack Nichols 6 11.7 10.5 2.5
Herb Scherer 20 3.4 2.5 0.8
Ed Gayda 15 3.7 2.6 0.9
John Hargis 15 3.7 2.4 1.1
Hank DeZonie 5 3.4 3.6 1.8
Ed Beach 1 0.0 0.0 1.0

1950-1951 Tri-Cities Blackhawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Cal Christensen was selected as the #4 pick in the 5 Round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. Cal Christensen signed a multi-year contract with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on September 1, 1950.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Dike Eddleman, the #10 pick in the 3 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Chicago Stags on May 1, 1949. Dike Eddleman signed a multi-year contract with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on September 1, 1949.

Draft Rights to Warren Perkins, the #1 pick in the 4 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Providence Steamrollers on August 1, 1949. Warren Perkins signed a multi-year contract with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on September 1, 1949.

Draft Rights to Herb Scherer, the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1950 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Boston Celtics on February 1, 1951. Herb Scherer signed a multi-year contract with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on February 4, 1951.

Acquired via Trade

Ed Beach was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Minneapolis Lakers on December 11, 1950.

Harry Boykoff was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Boston Celtics on February 3, 1951.

Tommy Byrnes was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Washington Capitols on January 10, 1951.

Bob Carpenter was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 20, 1950.

John Hargis was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 8, 1950.

Jack Nichols was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Washington Capitols on February 10, 1950.

Ed Peterson was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Syracuse Nationals on December 14, 1950.

Mike Todorovich was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the St. Louis Bombers on November 28, 1949.

Gene Vance was acquired in a trade by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks from the Chicago Stags on December 20, 1949.

Acquired via Free Agency

Frankie Brian signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on July 1, 1950.

Ray Corley signed a contract as a free agent with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on February 1, 1951.