Eastern Basketball Association Rosters

Grand Rapids Tackers 1962-63 (MBL)
Coach: Gene Schrotenboer
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
10 Freddie Prime Wayne State F 5' 11"              
12 Ron Robinson Western Michigan F 6' 5"              
14 Larry Koehl Ball State G 5' 10"              
20 Bob Kendrick Wayne State G 6' 3"              
22 Louis Gibbs Virginia Union G 6' 2"              
24 John Bradley Lawrence Tech F 6' 2"              
30 Warren Vander Hill Hope College G 6' 1"              
32 George Brown Wayne State C 6' 7"              
34 Neil Reincke Valparaiso C 6' 5"              
40 Ray Ritsema Hope College F 6' 6"              
42 Ralph Hondred Calvin College F 6' 4"              
44 Charlie North Detroit F 6' 5"              
  Bob Armstrong (Holland)                  
  Mike Graney Notre Dame C 6' 5"              
  Tarp London Wayne State                  
  Nick Mantis  Northwestern G 6' 3"              
  Ray Ritsema Hope College F                
  Stewart                    
Grand Rapids Tackers 1963-64 (MBL)
Coach: Gene Schrotenboer
Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
20 M. C. Burton Michigan F 6' 5"              
30 Herschel Turner Nebraska G 6' 2"              
42 Delton Heard Tennessee State F 6' 4"              
  Bob Cantrell Michigan G 5' 11"              
  Mike Graney Notre Dame C 6' 5"              
  Ralph Hondred Calvin College F 6' 4"              
  George Knighton New Mexico State C 6' 8"              
  Larry Koehl Ball State G 5' 10"              
  Joe Madrey                    
  Nick Mantis  Northwestern G 6' 3"              
  Horace Walker Michigan State F 6' 5"              
                       
                       
                       
Grand Rapids Tackers 1964-65 (NABL)
Coach: Gene Schrotenboer
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
10 Bob Cantrell Michigan G 5' 11"              
12 Willie Jones Northwestern G 6' 3"              
20 M. C. Burton Michigan F 6' 5"              
22 Horace Walker Michigan State F 6' 5"              
24 Nick Mantis  Northwestern G 6' 3"              
30 Herschel Turner Nebraska G 6' 2"              
32 Mike Graney Notre Dame C 6' 5"              
34 George Knighton New Mexico State C 6' 8"              
40 Bill McGill Utah C 6' 9"              
44 Ralph Hondred Calvin College F 6' 4"              
54 Charlie Hardnett Grambling F 6' 8"              
Grand Rapids Tackers 1965-66 (NABL)
Coach: Gene Schrotenboer
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
12 Willie Jones Northwestern G 6' 3"              
22 Horace Walker Michigan State F 6' 5"              
24 Nick Mantis  Northwestern G 6' 3"              
30 Bob Cantrell Michigan G 5' 11"              
32 Jack Moreland Louisiana Tech F/G 6' 7"              
34 George Knighton New Mexico State C 6' 8"               
34 Joe Roberts                    
42 Delton Heard Tennessee State F 6' 4"
44 Mike Graney Notre Dame C 6' 5"              
52 Bill McGill Utah C 6' 9"              
  Pete Auksel                    
  Bob Bruder                    
  Frank Burks Wisconsin F 6' 4"              
  Jerry Isler                    
Grand Rapids Tackers 1966-67 (NABL)
Coach:
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
12 Willie Jones (NBA) Northwestern G 6' 3"              
14 Ed Douma Calvin College G 6' 2"              
20 M. C. Burton Michigan F 6' 5"              
22 Horace Walker Michigan State F 6' 5"              
24 Nick Mantis  Northwestern G 6' 3"              
42 Delton Heard Tennessee State F 6' 4"              
  Dave Fahs Michigan State                  
  Mike Graney Notre Dame C 6' 5"              
Ollie Johnson San Francisco F/C 6' 7"
  Bill McGill Utah C 6' 9"              
  Stan Washington Michigan State G 6' 3"              
  Bob Wilkinson Indiana G 6' 1"              
  Wrotum                    
Grand Rapids Tackers 1967-68 (NABL)
Coach: Nick Mantis
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
12 Willie Jones Northwestern G 6' 3"              
14 Ed Douma Calvin College G 6' 2"              
20 M. C. Burton Michigan F 6' 5"              
22 John Berends Central Michigan G/F 6' 2"              
24 Nick Mantis  Northwestern G 6' 3"              
30 Bob Wilkinson Indiana G 6' 1"              
40 Larry Comley Kansas State F 6' 6"              
41 Mike Graney Notre Dame C 6' 5"              
44 Ralph Hondred Calvin College F 6' 4"              
50 Bob Woollard Wake Forest C 6' 10"              
  Hubie Marshall LaSalle G 6' 0"              
Grand Rapids Tackers 1968-69 (NABL)
Coach:
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
20 M. C. Burton Michigan F 6' 5"              
  Ed Burton Michigan State F 6' 6"              
  Elmo Carlisle   G                
  Ed Douma Calvin College G 6' 2"              
  Hancock                    
  Ralph Hondred Calvin College F 6' 4"              
  Joe Johnson Parsons College G 6' 4"              
  George Knighton                    
  Scarborough                    
  Simpson                    
  Walker                    
Grand Rapids Tackers 1969-70 (NABL)
Coach: Willie Jones
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
  Willie Lee Bond Lane College C 6' 8"             23.1
  Don Edwards   G                
  Ron Haywood     6' 4"              
  Joe Johnson Parsons College G 6' 4"              
  Willie Jones Northwestern G 6' 3"              
  Price                    
  Dennis Stewart Michigan F 6' 7"              
  Turner                    
Grand Rapids Tackers 1970-71 (CBA)
Coach: Willie Jones, Dave Nelson
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
10 Joe Johnson Parsons College G 6' 4"              
23 Dave Nelson Central Michigan F 6' 6"              
  John Berends Central Michigan G/F 6' 2"              
  Willie Lee Bond Lane College C 6' 8"              
  Elmo Carlisle   G                
  Tony Dykstra Wheaton                  
  Don Edwards   G                
  Ron Haywood     6' 4"              
  Ted Hillary St. Joseph's (IN)   6' 3"              
  Joe Johnson Parsons College G 6' 4"              
  Willie Jones Northwestern G 6' 3"              
  Floyd McMillon Missouri State   6' 9"              
  Shellie McMillon Bradley F 6' 5"              
  Al Vandermeer Alma College   6' 5"              
  Clifford Williams (NBA)   6' 3"              
Grand Rapids Tackers 1971-72 (CBA)
Coach: Don Vroon, John Berends
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
  John Berends Central Michigan G/F 6' 2"              
  Paul Botts                    
  Elmo Carlisle   G                
  Don Edwards   G                
  Jim Fleming                    
  Rod Ford                    
  Doug Hess Toledo C 7' 0"              
  Joe Johnson Parsons College G 6' 4"              
Dennis Stewart Michigan F 6' 7"
  Doug Taatjes Calvin College F                
Grand Rapids Tackers 1972-73 (CBA)
Coach: Don Vroon
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
  Don Edwards   G                
  John Hamilton Louisiana State-New Orleans                  
  Joe Johnson Parsons College G 6' 4"              
  Willie McCarter Drake G 6' 3"              
  Steve Mix Toledo F 6' 7" 19     591     31.1
  Roy Rubin (NBA)   F 6' 7"              
  Dennis Stewart Michigan F 6' 7"              
  Charlie Tucker                    
Grand Rapids Tackers 1973-74 (CBA)
Coach: Don Vroon
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
  Paul Botts                    
  Clarence Carlisle Ferris State                  
  Don Edwards                    
  Ernie Johnson Michigan   6' 3"              
  Lee Lafayette Michigan State F 6' 6"              
  Tom Lick Michigan State C 6' 11"              
  Hubie Marshall LaSalle G 6' 0"              
  Pat Miller Michigan State G 6' 3"              
  Jim Rogers                    
  Fred Roh Grand Valley State                  
  Doug Taatjes Calvin College F                
Grand Rapids Tackers 1974-75 (IBA)
Coach:  Don Vroon (23-3 First Place)
  Num Name University Pos Ht GP Reb Asts Pts RPG APG PPG
  Al Davis                    
  Ernie Johnson Michigan   6' 3"              
  Gary Jones Iowa   6' 4"              
  Jesse Knighton Grambling 6' 9"              
  Hubie Marshall LaSalle G 6' 0"              
  Pat Miller Michigan State G/F 6' 3"              
  Flynn Robinson Wyoming G 6' 1"              
  Mike Robinson Michigan State G 5' 10"              
  Fred Roh Grand Valley State                  
  Marcellus Starks Murray State C                
  Doug Taatjes Calvin College F