Pittsburgh Ironmen Team History
They ended their only season in the BAA in 1946 – 1947 with a record of 15–45, finishing in fifth and last place in the Western Division and worst overall in the league. According to Nate Silver and Reuben Fischer-Baum, applying the Elo rating system, this was, through 2017, the worst season ever by a professional basketball team in a major league.
The Pittsburgh Ironmen were a charter member of the Basketball Association of America (a forerunner of the National Basketball Association). The team was based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and played at Duquesne Gardens.
1946 - 1947 / Basketball Association of America
1946 - 1947 / Pittsburgh Ironmen
Ironmen - Pittsburgh is known as the Steelers City, but before the football team became Steelers their was the Ironmen in the 40's.
NBA Championships 0
BAA Championship 0
1946 - 1947 / Duquesne Gardens
1946 – 1947 / Unknown
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