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1937 Brooklyn Dodgers

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3-7-1, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1937 NFL Season Summary

Scored 82 points (7.5/g), 9th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 174 points (15.8/g), 8th.
 Differential of -92 points (-8.4/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 1.6-9.4.

Coach: Potsy Clark (3-7-1)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Ace Parker 25 Rook 4 34 rushes for 26 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
FB Joe Maniaci 23 1 8 92 rushes for 433 yards, 2 td, & 3 catches for 11 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1936
BB Tony Kaska 26 2 6 1 rush for 4 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 84 yards and 0 td
WB Ralph Kercheval 26 3 3 48 rushes for 84 yards, 1 td, & 5 catches for 57 yards and 0 td
LE Jim Austin 24 Rook 6 13 catches for 185 yards, 0 td
LT Jim Whatley 24 1 7
LG Rube Leisk 22 Rook 7
C Wagner Jorgensen 24 1 6 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1936
RG Don Nelson 22 Rook 4
RT John Golemgeske 22 Rook 9 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 53rd pick / 1937
RE Jeff Barrett 24 1 9 20 catches for 461 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 8 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Vannie Albanese 25 Rook 5
P Vannie Albanese 25 Rook 5
PR Vannie Albanese 25 Rook 5
KR Vannie Albanese 25 Rook 5

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Vannie Albanese 25 fb 10 5 184 6-0 Syracuse 12/2/1912 Rook
Sig Andrusking 24 g 7 1 187 5-8 Detroit Mercy 1/18/1913 Rook
Jim Austin 24 LE 7 6 199 6-2 St. Mary's (CA) 9/10/1913 Rook
Jeff Barrett 24 RE 11 9 182 6-1 LSU 2/8/1913 1
Carl Brumbaugh 31 b 5 1 170 5-10 Ohio St.,Florida 9/22/1906 7
Norm Cooper 24 c 10 5 210 6-4 Samford 8/8/1913 Rook
Dick Crayne 24 fb 10 4 205 6-0 Iowa 4/24/1913 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 4th pick / 1936
Frank Cumiskey 26 e 9 2 205 6-2 Ohio St. 7/24/1911 Rook
Averell Daniell 23 t 4 2 215 6-3 Pittsburgh 11/6/1914 Rook Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 19th pick / 1937
Red Franklin 26 1 0 163 5-10 Oregon St. 12/13/1911 2
Ed Goddard 23 b 4 3 183 5-10 Washington St. 10/28/1914 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1937
John Golemgeske 22 RT 10 9 225 6-2 Wisconsin 11/14/1915 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 53rd pick / 1937
Pat Harrison 26 3 0 215 6-2 Samford 11/21/1911 Rook
Roy Ilowit 20 t 4 1 220 6-2 CCNY 4/3/1917 Rook
Bert Johnson 25 fb 10 5 212 6-0 Kentucky 2/18/1912 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 42nd pick / 1937
Wagner Jorgensen 24 C 10 6 215 6-2 St. Mary's (CA) 7/31/1913 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1936
Tony Kaska 26 BB 10 6 193 5-11 Illinois Wesleyan 7/1/1911 2
Shipwreck Kelly 27 b 2 1 190 6-2 Kentucky 7/8/1910 5
Ralph Kercheval 26 WB 9 3 190 6-1 Kentucky 12/1/1911 3
Fred King 24 1 0 205 6-2 Hobart 6/3/1913 Rook
Henry Krause 24 c 5 3 211 6-1 St. Louis 8/28/1913 1
Bill Lee 26 t 5 4 231 6-2 Alabama 8/9/1911 2
Rube Leisk 22 LG 11 7 195 6-0 LSU 7/12/1915 Rook
Father Lumpkin 30 b 5 3 211 6-2 Georgia Tech 1/27/1907 7
Joe Maniaci 23 FB 11 8 212 6-1 Fordham 1/23/1914 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1936
Buster Mitchell 31 le 11 6 205 6-0 Davis & Elkins 2/16/1906 6
Don Nelson 22 RG 11 4 200 5-10 Iowa 5/12/1915 Rook
Reino Nori 24 qb 6 1 165 5-7 Northern Illinois 2/26/1913 Rook
Ace Parker 25 TB 4 4 178 6-0 Duke 5/17/1912 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
Ray Reckmack 23 1 0 198 6-0 Syracuse 8/26/1914 Rook
Sandy Sandberg 27 t 3 1 228 6-2 Iowa Wesleyan 6/14/1910 3
Ed Skoronski 27 e 5 4 213 6-2 Georgetown (DC),Purdue 10/15/1910 2
Jim Whatley 24 LT 11 7 223 6-5 Alabama 3/11/1913 1
Team Total 24.9 11 201.2 6-0.7 1.4