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MIDWEST PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE HISTORY
Contributed by Joseph Hulsebus and John Duxbury
MPBL YEARLY STANDINGS 1961-62 - 1963-64
1961-62 MPBL            W   L  Pct.  GB
Gary Whips              9   4  .692  ..
Dayton Little Mickeys   7   5  .583   1.5
Toledo Twisters         8   6  .571   1.5
Battle Creek Warriors   7   7  .500   2.5
Terre Haute All-Stars   3   6  .333   5.5
East Chicago Bombers    1   7  .125   5.5
1962-63 MPBL            W   L  Pct.  GB
Holland Oilers         12   5  .706  ..
Grand Rapids Tackers   12   8  .600   1.5
Toledo Tartans          9   7  .563   2.5
Dayton Mickeys          6   7  .462   4
Gary Whips              5  11  .313   6.5
Chicago Bombers         3   9  .250   6.5
MPBL FIRST ROUND 
Holland defeated Dayton 
Toledo defeated Grand Rapids 
MPBL CHAMPIONSHIP 
Holland defeated Toledo 
1963-64 MPBL
FIRST HALF              W   L  Pct.  GB
Grand Rapids Tackers    7   1  .875  ..
Holland Oilers          6   2  .750   1
Battle Creek Warriors   4   4  .500   3
Chicago Bombers         3   5  .375   4
Gary Steelers           0   8  .000   7
SECOND HALF             W   L  Pct.  GB
Grand Rapids Tackers    9   3  .750  ..
Chicago Bombers         7   4  .636   1.5
Battle Creek Warriors   4   7  .364   4.5
Holland Oilers          3   9  .250   6
Grand Rapids lost to Allentown of the Eastern Professional Basketball League
in a post season match-up


MPBL AWARD WINNERS 1961-62 - 1963-64

MPBL MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

1961-62 -
1962-63 -
1963-64 - Nick Mantis, Grand Rapids

COACH OF THE YEAR

1961-62 -
1962-63 -
1963-64 - Gene Schrotenboer, Grand Rapids

MPBL ALL-STAR TEAM

1962-63

FIRST TEAM
Charlie North, Grand Rapids
Willie Merriweather, Holland
M.C. Burton, Toledo
George Knighton, Dayton
Floyd Campbell, Gary

SECOND TEAM
Larry Koehl, Grand Rapids
George Brown, Grand Rapids
Delton Heard, Toledo
Larry Siegfried, Toledo
Ed Burton, Holland

HONORABLE MENTION
Bob James, Toledo
Jacky Fitzpatrick, Chicago
Stan Greenburg, Dayton
Gary Lee, Holland
Nick Mantis, Grand Rapids

1963-64

FIRST TEAM
Nick Mantis, Grand Rapids
Ed Burton, Holland
Willie Lee Bond, Chicago
M.C. Burton, Grand Rapids
Willie Merriweather, Holland

SECOND TEAM
Horace Walker, Grand Rapids
Charlie North, Battle Creek
Jackie Fitzpatrick, Chicago
Jimmy Darrow, Holland
James North, Battle Creek


MPBL LEAGUE LEADERS 1961-62 - 1963-64

SCORING
1961-62 - 
1962-63 - Floyd Campbell, Gary     28.1
1963-64 - M.C. Burton, Holland     21.5