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St. Louis Bombers
Division Western
Founded 1946
Folded 1950
Home court St. Louis Arena
Colors Red and White
NBA Championships 0
Conference Championships 0
Playoff Appearances 3
Head coach
General manager
Owner
Other League Championships

The St. Louis Bombers were a National Basketball Association team based in St. Louis, Missouri, founded in 1946. The team ceased operations in 1950.


Franchise history[]

The St. Louis Bombers were originally part of the Basketball Association of America (BAA) in 1946. The BAA merged with the National Basketball League (NBL) in 1949 to become the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 1950, the Bombers, along with five other teams, dropped out of the league altogether.

Coaches and others[]

  • Grady Lewis
  • Ed Macauley, drafted 1949

Season-by-season records[]

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, % = Win–Loss %

Season W L % Playoffs Results
St. Louis Bombers (BAA)
1946-47 38 23 0.623 1-2 Lost in quarterfinals
1947-48 29 19 0.604 3-4 Lost in semifinals
1948-49 29 31 0.483 0-2 Lost in semifinals
St. Louis Bombers (NBA)
1949-50 26 42 0.382 Did not qualify
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