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Cliff Battles

Clifford Franklin Battles

Position: TB-FB-WB-DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: May 1, 1910 in Akron, OH
Died: April 28, 1981 in Clearwater, FL
High School: Kenmore
College: West Virginia Wesleyan   (school history)
3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1968

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1946 36 Brooklyn Dodgers AAFC 7 1 6 0 .143 2 co-coach with Tom Scott
1947 37 Brooklyn Dodgers AAFC 14 3 10 1 .231 3
2 yrs 21 4 16 1 .200 0 0 0 2.5

Games over .500: -12
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1946 BDA 9 6 4 6 7 7 7 2 8 7 8 7 2 1 2 5 4 2 8 6 6 8 8 7 8 2 3 5 5 8 8
1947 BDA 8 6 3 6 8 8 7 2 4 5 4 5 1 7 8 8 2 8 7 6 6 6 6 5 8 3 3 5 6 7 8
2 yrs %tile 41 71 41 23 23 29 88 42 42 42 42 94 63 51 34 77 51 24 41 41 30 30 42 17 82 76 53 47 24 17

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1946 36 NFL Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach
1947 37 NFL Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach