January 6, 1956 Hawks Pettit Named- St. Louis Player Unanimous Choice for All-Star Game

Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks was the only unanimous choice among the 20 players selected to play in the National Basketball Association's sixth annual All-Star Game.

The contest between the tenman sqauds representing the Eastern and Western divisions is scheduled for Jan. 24 at the War Memorial Auditorium in Rochester.

Maurice Stokes of the Rochester Royals was the only rookie named in the poll of sports writers and broadcasters. Harry Gallatin, Carl Braun, and Dick McGuire of the New York Knickerbockers will play with the East team.

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