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1938 Brooklyn Dodgers

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4-4-3, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 131 points (11.9/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 161 points (14.6/g), 6th.
 Differential of -30 points (-2.7/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 4.2-6.8.

Coach: Potsy Clark (4-4-3)

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

Team Info

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 131 2204 552 4.0 9 0 96 69 171 992 6 9 5.8 381 1212 9 3.2 96
Team Defense 161 2923 656 4.5 37 9 105 246 1414 13 28 5.7 410 1509 6 3.7
Lg Rank Offense 6 8 1 1 9 9 7 7 1 5 8 7 5 6
Lg Rank Defense 6 8 4 8 1 10 10 9 2 5 5 8 2 9

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sun September 18 boxscore T 0-0-1 @ Washington Redskins 16 16 11 199 108 91 11 247 183 64 4
2 Fri September 23 boxscore L 0-1-1 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 17 6 205 152 53 3 13 371 235 136 4
3 Sun October 2 boxscore W 1-1-1 Chicago Cardinals 13 0 8 181 25 156 15 268 143 125 5
6 Sun October 9 boxscore W 2-1-1 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 17 7
6 Sun October 16 boxscore L 2-2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 7 35
6 Sun October 23 boxscore L 2-3-1 @ New York Giants 14 28 7 237 108 129 5 21 384 169 215 3
7 Sun October 30 boxscore T 2-3-2 Washington Redskins 6 6 6 97 17 80 2 18 292 171 121 4
8 Sun November 6 boxscore W 3-3-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 10 7 11 262 107 155 3 7 120 8 112 1
9 Sun November 13 boxscore W 4-3-2 Philadelphia Eagles 32 14 16 327 137 190 8 136 71 65 1
10 Sun November 20 boxscore L 4-4-2 Chicago Bears 6 24 6 155 67 88 1 17 406 172 234 1
11 Thu November 24 boxscore T 4-4-3 New York Giants 7 7 6 89 14 75 2 11 222 127 95 5

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
Ace Parker+ 26 TB 11 11 63 148 42.6% 865 5 3.4 7 4.7 0 5.8 4.4 13.7 78.6 53.5 0 0
Ralph Kercheval 27 K/WB 11 6 3 9 33.3% 98 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 10.9 5.9 32.7 8.9 35.6 0 0
Tony Sarausky 25 b 4 1 2 8 25.0% 10 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1.3 1.3 5.0 2.5 39.6 0 0
Scrapper Farrell 23 FB 7 5 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0.0 0.0 0 0
Joe Maniaci 24 b 2 1 1 2 50.0% 19 1 50.0 0 0.0 19 9.5 19.5 19.0 9.5 122.9 0 0
Vannie Albanese 26 KR/P/PR 8 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Stan Kosel 22 fb 8 1 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 24.8 11 69 171 40.4% 992 6 3.5 9 5.3 19 5.8 4.1 14.4 90.2 49.6 0 0
Opp Total 11 105 246 42.7% 1414 13 5.3 28 11.4 5.7 1.68 13.5 128.5 39.6 0 0 5.7 1.7 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
Ace Parker+ 26 TB 11 11 93 253 2 0 2.7 23.0 8.5 1 19 19.0 1 19 0.1 1.7 272 3 0
Scrapper Farrell 23 FB 7 5 63 249 3 0 4.0 35.6 9.0 249 3 0
Ralph Kercheval 27 K/WB 11 6 51 86 1 0 1.7 7.8 4.6 11 136 12.4 0 0 1.0 12.4 222 1 0
Boyd Brumbaugh 23 b 7 3 45 191 0 0 4.2 27.3 6.4 1 5 5.0 1 5 0.1 0.7 196 1 0
Wendell Butcher 24 b 9 3 30 99 1 0 3.3 11.0 3.3 3 44 14.7 0 0 0.3 4.9 143 1 0
Beattie Feathers 29 wb 7 5 28 94 2 0 3.4 13.4 4.0 3 34 11.3 0 0 0.4 4.9 128 2 0
Vannie Albanese 26 KR/P/PR 8 0 27 97 0 0 3.6 12.1 3.4 97 0 0
Joe Maniaci 24 b 2 1 17 57 0 0 3.4 28.5 8.5 3 55 18.3 0 0 1.5 27.5 112 0 0
Stan Kosel 22 fb 8 1 13 43 0 0 3.3 5.4 1.6 43 0 0
Tony Sarausky 25 b 4 1 8 42 0 0 5.3 10.5 2.0 42 0 0
Jeff Barrett 25 e 11 4 2 3 0 0 1.5 0.3 0.2 13 205 15.8 2 0 1.2 18.6 208 2 0
Perry Schwartz* 23 LE 10 9 2 -3 0 0 -1.5 -0.3 0.2 8 132 16.5 1 0 0.8 13.2 129 1 0
Tony Kaska 27 BB 11 4 2 1 0 0 0.5 0.1 0.2 2 77 38.5 0 0 0.2 7.0 78 0 0
Jim Austin 25 e 11 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 180 12.9 1 0 1.3 16.4 180 1 0
Johnny Druze 24 RE 10 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 29 7.3 0 0 0.4 2.9 29 0 0
Harold Hill 24 e 8 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 61 20.3 0 0 0.4 7.6 61 0 0
Bill Waller 27 e 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 15 5.0 0 0 0.3 1.5 15 0 0
Team Total 24.8 11 381 1212 9 0 3.2 110.2 34.6 69 992 14.4 6 19 6.3 90.2 2204 15 0
Opp Total 11 410 1509 6 3.7 137.2 37.3 105 1414 13.5 13 9.5 128.5 2923 19 0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Ralph Kercheval 27 K/WB 11 6 13 5 38.5%% 9 7 77.8%%
Ace Parker+ 26 TB 11 11 7 5 71.4%%
Bill Reissig 23 bb 11 4 2 2 100.0%%
Team Total 24.8 11 15 7 46.7%% 16 12 75.0%%
Opp Total 11 5 21 20 95.2%%

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
Ace Parker+ 26 TB 11 11 2 1 1 4 5 29
Ralph Kercheval 27 K/WB 11 6 1 1 7 5 28
Scrapper Farrell 23 FB 7 5 3 3 18
Jeff Barrett 25 e 11 4 2 2 12
Beattie Feathers 29 wb 7 5 2 2 12
Jim Austin 25 e 11 2 1 1 6
Boyd Brumbaugh 23 b 7 3 1 1 6
Wendell Butcher 24 b 9 3 1 1 6
Bill Reissig 23 bb 11 4 2 6
Perry Schwartz* 23 LE 10 9 1 1 6
Team Total 24.8 11 9 6 1 16 12 7 1 131
Opp Total 11 6 13 20 5 161

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1938-09-18 @ WAS T, 16-16 1 19 pass Ace Parker 19 yard pass from Joe Maniaci (Ralph Kercheval kick)
2 1938-10-02 CRD W, 13-0 2 3 rush Beattie Feathers 3 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
3 1938-10-02 CRD W, 13-0 2 5 pass Boyd Brumbaugh 5 yard pass from Ace Parker
4 1938-10-09 @ PIT W, 17-7 2 54 pass Jeff Barrett 54 yard pass from Ace Parker (Ralph Kercheval kick)
5 1938-10-09 @ PIT W, 17-7 4 77 rush Ace Parker 77 yard rush (Ace Parker kick)
6 1938-10-16 @ GNB L, 7-35 2 11 pass Jeff Barrett 11 yard pass from Ace Parker (Ace Parker kick)
7 1938-10-23 @ NYG L, 14-28 4 8 rush Beattie Feathers 8 yard rush (Ace Parker kick)
8 1938-10-23 @ NYG L, 14-28 4 26 rush Scrapper Farrell 26 yard rush (Ace Parker kick)
9 1938-10-30 WAS T, 6-6 1 3 rush Ralph Kercheval 3 yard rush
10 1938-11-06 @ PHI W, 10-7 2 32 rush Ace Parker 32 yard rush (Ace Parker kick)
11 1938-11-13 PHI W, 32-14 1 1 rush Scrapper Farrell 1 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
12 1938-11-13 PHI W, 32-14 2 1 rush Scrapper Farrell 1 yard rush
13 1938-11-13 PHI W, 32-14 2 1 rush Wendell Butcher 1 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
14 1938-11-13 PHI W, 32-14 4 4 pass Jim Austin 4 yard pass from Ace Parker (Ralph Kercheval kick)
15 1938-11-20 CHI L, 6-24 2 8 pass Perry Schwartz 8 yard pass from Ace Parker
16 1938-11-24 NYG T, 7-7 1 68 interception Ace Parker 68 yard interception return (Ralph Kercheval kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1938-09-18 @ WAS T, 16-16 2 22 pass Charley Malone 22 yard pass from Bill Hartman (Bob Masterson kick)
2 1938-09-18 @ WAS T, 16-16 2 15 pass Ed Justice 15 yard pass from Bill Hartman
3 1938-09-23 PIT W, 17-3 3 27 fumble Eggs Manske 27 yard fumble return (Armand Niccolai kick)
4 1938-09-23 PIT W, 17-3 4 5 rush Tuffy Thompson 5 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
5 1938-10-09 @ PIT L, 7-17 2 50 pass Bill Sortet 50 yard pass from Whizzer White (Armand Niccolai kick)
6 1938-10-16 @ GNB W, 35-7 1 11 pass Joe Laws 11 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Tiny Engebretsen kick)
7 1938-10-16 @ GNB W, 35-7 1 1 rush Clarke Hinkle 1 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
8 1938-10-16 @ GNB W, 35-7 2 18 rush Andy Uram 18 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
9 1938-10-16 @ GNB W, 35-7 3 33 pass Don Hutson 33 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Clarke Hinkle kick)
10 1938-10-16 @ GNB W, 35-7 3 15 pass Bernie Scherer 15 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Clarke Hinkle kick)
11 1938-10-23 @ NYG W, 28-14 1 31 pass Jim Lee Howell 31 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Ward Cuff kick)
12 1938-10-23 @ NYG W, 28-14 2 1 rush Bull Karcis 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
13 1938-10-23 @ NYG W, 28-14 2 1 rush Len Barnum 1 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
14 1938-10-23 @ NYG W, 28-14 2 5 pass Ray Hanken 5 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Kink Richards kick)
15 1938-11-06 @ PHI L, 7-10 3 8 pass Bill Hewitt 8 yard pass from Emmett Mortell (Jay Arnold kick)
16 1938-11-13 PHI L, 14-32 3 101 kickoff Dave Smukler 101 yard kickoff return (Jay Arnold kick)
17 1938-11-13 PHI L, 14-32 3 27 pass Bill Hewitt 27 yard pass from Emmett Mortell (Jay Arnold kick)
18 1938-11-20 CHI W, 24-6 1 16 pass George Wilson 16 yard pass from Ray Buivid (Jack Manders kick)
19 1938-11-20 CHI W, 24-6 2 18 rush Joe Maniaci 18 yard rush (Joe Maniaci kick)
20 1938-11-20 CHI W, 24-6 4 2 pass Bill Conkright 2 yard pass from Bernie Masterson (Jack Manders kick)
21 1938-11-24 NYG T, 7-7 4 7 pass Dale Burnett 7 yard pass from Ed Danowski (Ward Cuff kick)