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1934 Brooklyn Dodgers

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4-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1934 NFL Season Summary

Scored 61 points (5.5/g), 9th of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 153 points (13.9/g), 8th.
 Differential of -92 points (-8.4/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 1.1-9.9.

Coach: Cap McEwan (4-7-0)

Stadium: Ebbets Field
 Training Camp: Farmingdale State (New York State School of Agriculture) (Farmingdale, New York)

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 61 1557 470 3.3 26 0 42 161 577 5 26 3.6 309 980 1 3.2
Team Defense 153 2748 619 4.4 17 0 41 123 595 6 17 4.8 496 2153 16 4.3
Lg Rank Offense 9 9 10 1 1 6 7 4 10 7 10 11 11 10
Lg Rank Defense 8 8 7 1 1 3 6 8 7 8 10 9 9 9

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 30 boxscore W 1-0 Boston Redskins 10 6
2 Sun October 7 boxscore L 1-1 Chicago Bears 7 21
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 1-2 @ New York Giants 0 14
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 1-3 @ Detroit Lions 0 28
5 Sun October 28 boxscore W 2-3 Pittsburgh Pirates 21 3
6 Tue November 6 boxscore L 2-4 Chicago Cardinals 0 21
8 Sun November 11 boxscore W 3-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10 7
12 Sun November 18 boxscore W 4-4 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 10 0
9 Sun November 25 boxscore L 4-5 Philadelphia Eagles 0 13
10 Thu November 29 boxscore L 4-6 New York Giants 0 27 7 129 57 72 4 9 263 144 119 1
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 4-7 @ Boston Redskins 3 13

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Chris Cagle 29 TB 10 4 14 60 23.3% 224 3 5.0 7 11.7 0 3.7 -0.5 16.0 22.4 19.7 0 0
Shipwreck Kelly 24 b 9 3 11 35 31.4% 134 0 0.0 5 14.3 0 3.8 -2.6 12.2 14.9 4.6 0 0
Cliff Montgomery 24 tb 11 3 7 32 21.9% 93 1 3.1 6 18.8 0 2.9 -4.9 13.3 8.5 10.4 0 0
Benny Friedman 29 tb 1 1 5 13 38.5% 16 0 0.0 2 15.4 0 1.2 -5.7 3.2 16.0 7.1 0 0
Ralph Kercheval 23 WB 11 11 3 12 25.0% 17 0 0.0 3 25.0 0 1.4 -9.8 5.7 1.5 0.0 0 0
Jack Grossman 24 b 11 3 1 8 12.5% 47 1 12.5 3 37.5 47 5.9 -8.5 47.0 4.3 51.6 0 0
Dick Nesbitt 27 9 0 1 1 100.0% 46 0 0.0 0 0.0 46 46.0 46.0 46.0 5.1 118.7 0 0
Team Total 26.3 11 42 161 26.1% 577 5 3.1 26 16.1 47 3.6 -3.1 13.7 52.5 12.8 0 0
Opp Total 11 41 123 33.3% 595 6 4.9 17 13.8 4.8 -0.41 14.5 54.1 26.7 0 0 4.8 -0.4 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Bull Karcis 26 BB 9 8 51 202 0 0 4.0 22.4 5.7 202 0 0
Cliff Montgomery 24 tb 11 3 47 70 0 0 1.5 6.4 4.3 2 21 10.5 0 0 0.2 1.9 91 0 0
Stumpy Thomason 28 b 8 3 40 131 0 0 3.3 16.4 5.0 131 0 0
Jack Grossman 24 b 11 3 35 115 0 0 3.3 10.5 3.2 11 161 14.6 1 0 1.0 14.6 276 1 0
Ralph Kercheval 23 WB 11 11 33 128 0 0 3.9 11.6 3.0 8 166 20.8 3 47 0.7 15.1 294 3 0
Shipwreck Kelly 24 b 9 3 29 96 1 41 3.3 10.7 3.2 96 1 0
Dick Nesbitt 27 9 0 25 58 0 0 2.3 6.4 2.8 58 0 0
Chris Cagle 29 TB 10 4 22 51 0 0 2.3 5.1 2.2 51 0 0
Ollie Sansen 26 FB 11 8 17 79 0 0 4.6 7.2 1.5 6 22 3.7 0 0 0.5 2.0 101 0 0
Benny Friedman 29 tb 1 1 9 31 0 0 3.4 31.0 9.0 31 0 0
Paul Riblett 26 LE 11 10 1 19 0 19 19.0 1.7 0.1 8 154 19.3 1 0 0.7 14.0 173 1 0
Wayland Becker 24 RE 9 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 28 9.3 0 0 0.3 3.1 28 0 0
Harry Kloppenberg 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 18 6.0 0 0 0.4 2.6 18 0 0
Doc Cronkhite 23 e 6 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.2 0.5 3 0 0
Team Total 26.3 11 309 980 1 41 3.2 89.1 28.1 42 573 13.6 5 47 3.8 52.1 1553 6 0
Opp Total 11 496 2153 16 4.3 195.7 45.1 41 595 14.5 6 3.7 54.1 2748 22 0

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Ralph Kercheval 23 WB 11 11 3 3 7 4 37
Jack Grossman 24 b 11 3 1 1 2 12
Shipwreck Kelly 24 b 9 3 1 1 6
Paul Riblett 26 LE 11 10 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 11 1 5 1 7 7 4 61
Opp Total 11 16 6 18 1 153

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1934-09-30 BOS W, 10-6 4 22 pass Paul Riblett 22 yard pass from Chris Cagle
2 1934-10-07 CHI L, 7-21 1 41 rush Shipwreck Kelly 41 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
3 1934-10-28 PIT W, 21-3 1 72 punt Jack Grossman 72 yard punt return (Ralph Kercheval kick)
4 1934-10-28 PIT W, 21-3 4 26 pass Jack Grossman 26 yard pass from Chris Cagle (Ralph Kercheval kick)
5 1934-10-28 PIT W, 21-3 4 15 pass Ralph Kercheval 15 yard pass from Cliff Montgomery (Ralph Kercheval kick)
6 1934-11-11 @ PHI W, 10-7 2 47 pass Ralph Kercheval 47 yard pass from Jack Grossman (Ralph Kercheval kick)
7 1934-11-18 @ PIT W, 10-0 3 23 pass Ralph Kercheval 23 yard pass from Chris Cagle (Ralph Kercheval kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1934-09-30 BOS L, 6-10 3 75 rush Cliff Battles 75 yard rush
2 1934-10-07 CHI W, 21-7 1 26 rush Beattie Feathers 26 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
3 1934-10-07 CHI W, 21-7 3 16 rush Johnny Sisk 16 yard rush (Bernie Masterson kick)
4 1934-10-07 CHI W, 21-7 4 rush Jack Manders unknown yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
5 1934-10-14 @ NYG W, 14-0 1 rush Ken Strong unknown yard rush (Harry Newman kick)
6 1934-10-14 @ NYG W, 14-0 3 rush Ken Strong unknown yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
7 1934-10-22 @ DET W, 28-0 3 rush Dutch Clark unknown yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
8 1934-10-22 @ DET W, 28-0 3 rush Dutch Clark unknown yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
9 1934-10-22 @ DET W, 28-0 3 rush Dutch Clark unknown yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
10 1934-10-22 @ DET W, 28-0 4 16 rush Glenn Presnell 16 yard rush (Glenn Presnell kick)
11 1934-11-06 CRD W, 21-0 1 34 rush Bill Smith 34 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
12 1934-11-06 CRD W, 21-0 3 2 rush Mike Mikulak 2 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
13 1934-11-06 CRD W, 21-0 4 1 rush Mike Mikulak 1 yard rush (Bill Smith kick)
14 1934-11-11 @ PHI L, 7-10 3 5 pass Joe Carter 5 yard pass from Red Kirkman (Red Kirkman kick)
15 1934-11-25 PHI W, 13-0 2 3 rush Ed Storm 3 yard rush (Red Kirkman kick)
16 1934-11-25 PHI W, 13-0 3 5 rush Swede Hanson 5 yard rush
17 1934-11-29 NYG W, 27-0 1 26 pass Ray Flaherty 26 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Jack McBride kick)
18 1934-11-29 NYG W, 27-0 1 pass Dale Burnett unknown yard pass from Ed Danowski
19 1934-11-29 NYG W, 27-0 2 pass Dale Burnett unknown yard pass from Jack McBride (Bo Molenda kick)
20 1934-11-29 NYG W, 27-0 2 20 pass Kink Richards 20 yard pass from Wee Willie Smith (Kink Richards kick)
21 1934-12-02 @ BOS W, 13-3 1 45 pass Cliff Battles 45 yard pass from Doug Wycoff (Hal McPhail kick)
22 1934-12-02 @ BOS W, 13-3 4 rush Hal McPhail unknown yard rush