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Pittsburgh Raiders

Founded:  1944
Folded:   1945
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Arena:    Duquesne Gardens
Built in:
Capacity: 5,000
Titles:   none



Standings


Year     League    W   L  Pct.  HW  HL  RW  RL  GB
1943-44  IND
1944-45  NBL       7  23  .233   5   9   2  14  18
1945-46  IND
1946-47  IND
1947-48  AAL
1948-49  AAL
1949-50  AAL

The Raiders continued on in some form or another until the 1950s with many of the same players that played for them in their only NBL season. The Raiders just never could attract the players to compete with the most talented teams of the era, so they often settled for smaller leagues where they usually dominated.

Player Pos G FG FT PTS FG FT PTS
Pierre Hartman C 30 127 73 327 4.2 2.4 10.9
Hank Evans F-C 28 97 44 238 3.5 1.6 8.5
Joe Urso G 29 81 40 202 2.8 1.4 7.0
Matthew Vaniel F 24 78 23 179 3.3 1.0 7.5
Fred Crum G-F 29 69 30 168 2.4 1.0 5.8
George Haines F-G 26 56 33 145 2.2 1.3 5.6
Ralph ChurchfieldG-F 20 26 15 67 1.3 0.8 3.4
Irving Brenner C-F 14 28 8 64 2.0 0.6 4.6
Pete Lalich F 9 8 4 20 0.9 0.4 2.2
Sid Levine G 18 4 1 9 0.2 0.1 0.5
Nat Hickey G-F 2 3 2 8 1.5 1.0 4.0
Joseph Proksa G 1 2 3 7 2.0 3.0 7.0
Albert SchreckerF 1 3 1 7 3.0 1.0 7.0
Jack Scarry F-C 6 3 1 7 0.5 0.2 1.2
John Novotny G 1 2 0 4 2.0 0.0 4.0
John Stephans G 1 2 0 4 2.0 0.0 4.0
Paul Kessy F-C 2 1 1 3 0.5 0.5 1.5
Robert Neu G-F 3 0 1 1 0.0 0.3 0.3
Frank Vukosic G-F 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0


Pittsburgh Gazette articles about two wins by Cleveland over Pittsburgh.