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1941 Brooklyn Dodgers

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7-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1941 NFL Season Summary

Scored 158 points (14.4/g), 5th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 127 points (11.5/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 31 points (2.8/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 6.9-4.1.

Coach: Jock Sutherland (7-4-0)

Stadium: Ebbets Field
 Training Camp: Hun Junior School (Princeton, New Jersey)

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 158 2798 646 4.3 28 10 6 132 90 202 1131 5 18 5.6 44 444 1667 14 3.8 82
Team Defense 127 2379 565 4.2 28 8 7 110 86 189 1169 6 20 6.2 45 376 1210 6 3.2 58
Lg Rank Offense 5 3 3 2 5 6 7 8 4 6 3 2 3 2
Lg Rank Defense 3 2 8 9 1 1 2 1 6 7 3 4 1 5

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore W 1-0 Detroit Lions 14 7 15 312 197 115 2 10 142 54 88 3
3 Sat September 27 boxscore W 2-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 24 13 7 158 33 125 1 17 341 248 93 2
2 Sun October 5 boxscore L 2-1 @ Washington Redskins 0 3 13 241 80 161 2 9 199 93 106 7
5 Sun October 12 boxscore L 2-2 @ Green Bay Packers 7 30 11 256 181 75 3 14 290 126 164 1
5 Sun October 19 boxscore L 2-3 Chicago Cardinals 6 20 11 176 63 113 5 13 318 159 159 2
6 Sun October 26 boxscore W 3-3 New York Giants 16 13 12 323 97 226 10 168 56 112 1
7 Sun November 2 boxscore W 4-3 Philadelphia Eagles 15 6 13 253 101 152 3 11 168 90 78 1
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 5-3 Washington Redskins 13 7 17 319 149 170 3 8 195 150 45 3
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L 5-4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 14 9 278 175 103 3 5 205 205
10 Sun November 30 boxscore W 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers 35 7 8 313 123 190 4 5 112 25 87 7
11 Sun December 7 boxscore W 7-4 @ New York Giants 21 7 16 267 5 262 1 8 196 123 73 4

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 29 P/PR/TB 11 9 51 102 50.0% 639 2 2.0 8 7.8 47 6.3 3.1 12.5 58.1 43.7 0 0
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 25 64 39.1% 299 1 1.6 5 7.8 32 4.7 1.5 12.0 27.2 26.8 0 0
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 12 27 44.4% 176 2 7.4 3 11.1 36 6.5 3.0 14.7 16.0 51.4 0 0
Merl Condit 24 HB/K/KR 11 11 1 6 16.7% 3 0 0.0 1 16.7 3 0.5 -7.0 3.0 0.3 0.0 0 0
Leo Stasica 25 5 0 1 2 50.0% 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 7.0 7.0 14.0 2.8 72.9 0 0
Rhoten Shetley 23 BB 11 10 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 24.9 11 90 202 44.6% 1131 5 2.5 17 8.4 47 5.6 2.3 12.6 102.8 35.7 0 0
Opp Total 11 86 189 45.5% 1169 6 3.2 20 10.6 6.2 2.06 13.6 106.3 36.8 0 0 6.2 2.1 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
Pug Manders*+ 28 FB 11 11 111 486 5 46 4.4 44.2 10.1 6 67 11.2 0 27 0.5 6.1 553 5 0
Merl Condit 24 HB/K/KR 11 11 91 357 4 41 3.9 32.5 8.3 5 32 6.4 0 21 0.5 2.9 389 4 0
Ace Parker 29 P/PR/TB 11 9 85 301 0 60 3.5 27.4 7.7 3 66 22.0 0 36 0.3 6.0 367 0 0
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 54 202 0 17 3.7 18.4 4.9 1 9 9.0 1 9 0.1 0.8 211 1 0
George Kracum 23 11 0 52 169 3 17 3.3 15.4 4.7 2 17 8.5 0 13 0.2 1.5 186 3 0
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 38 99 0 39 2.6 9.0 3.5 7 94 13.4 0 47 0.6 8.5 193 0 0
Larry Peace 24 7 0 4 2 0 2 0.5 0.3 0.6 2 0 0
Leo Stasica 25 5 0 3 17 0 5 5.7 3.4 0.6 17 0 0
Ed Rucinski 25 RE 11 8 2 13 0 7 6.5 1.2 0.2 17 204 12.0 1 33 1.5 18.5 217 1 0
Perry Schwartz*+ 26 LE 11 11 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.6 0.1 25 362 14.5 2 36 2.3 32.9 369 2 0
Rhoten Shetley 23 BB 11 10 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.6 0.1 4 41 10.3 0 9 0.4 3.7 48 0 0
Wendell Butcher 27 b 9 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.2 0.1 2 0 0
Thurmon Jones 23 1 0 1 3 0 3 3.0 3.0 1.0 3 0 0
Herman Hodges 27 e 11 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 128 10.7 0 32 1.1 11.6 128 0 0
Ben Kish 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 50 12.5 0 27 0.8 10.0 50 0 0
Don Wemple 24 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 37 18.5 1 29 0.2 3.4 37 1 0
Bill Bailey 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.2 2.8 14 0 0
Dave Parker 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 1.4 10 0 0
Team Total 24.9 11 444 1665 12 60 3.8 151.4 40.4 90 1131 12.6 5 47 8.2 102.8 2796 17 0
Opp Total 11 376 1210 6 3.2 110.0 34.2 86 1169 13.6 6 7.8 106.3 2379 12 17

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Ace Parker 29 P/PR/TB 11 9 16 153 0 0 9.6 3 71 0 0 23.7 591
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 15 119 0 19 7.9 2 76 0 0 38.0 406
Merl Condit 24 HB/K/KR 11 11 5 44 0 0 8.8 8 178 0 0 22.3 611
Pug Manders*+ 28 FB 11 11 7 128 0 0 18.3 681
Rhoten Shetley 23 BB 11 10 4 80 0 0 20.0 128
Leo Stasica 25 5 0 2 14 0 9 7.0 1 43 0 43 43.0 74
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 2 11 0 9 5.5 204
Bruiser Kinard* 27 LT 11 11 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
George Kracum 23 11 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 206
Perry Schwartz*+ 26 LE 11 11 1 6 0 6 6.0 375
Bud Svendsen 26 C 11 11 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Team Total 24.9 11 41 343 0 19 8.4 28 616 0 43 22.0 3755
Opp Total 11 34 1349 1 39.7 29 625 0 21.6

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
Ace Parker 29 P/PR/TB 11 9 27 1079 49 0 40.0
Merl Condit 24 HB/K/KR 11 11 11 2 18.2%% 12 11 91.7%% 1 38 38 0 38.0
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 3 2 66.7%% 3 3 100.0%% 16 761 70 0 47.6
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 15 588 48 0 39.2
Bruiser Kinard* 27 LT 11 11 5 3 60.0%%
Ben Kish 24 5 0 1 35 35 0 35.0
Larry Peace 24 7 0 1 1 100.0%%
Team Total 24.9 11 14 4 28.6%% 21 18 85.7%% 60 2501 70 0 41.7
Opp Total 11 10 4 40.0%% 15 13 86.7%% 72 2380 33.1

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Pug Manders*+ 28 FB 11 11 4 73 1 65 0
Merl Condit 24 HB/K/KR 11 11 3 15 0 5 0
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 3 22 0 0 0
Warren Alfson 26 LG 11 11 2 49 0 45 0
Si Titus 23 6 0 2 5 0 3 0
Ben Kish 24 5 0 1 9 0 9 0
George Kracum 23 11 0 1 27 0 27 0
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ace Parker 29 P/PR/TB 11 9 1 5 0 5 0
Rhoten Shetley 23 BB 11 10 1 22 0 22 0
Bud Svendsen 26 C 11 11 1 1 0 1 0
Team Total 24.9 11 20 228 1 65 0
Opp Total 11 17 9

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
Pug Manders*+ 28 FB 11 11 5 1 1 7 42
Merl Condit 24 HB/K/KR 11 11 4 4 11 2 41
George Kracum 23 11 0 3 3 18
Perry Schwartz*+ 26 LE 11 11 2 2 12
Bruiser Kinard* 27 LT 11 11 1 1 3 9
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 3 2 9
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 1 1 6
Ed Rucinski 25 RE 11 8 1 1 6
Rhoten Shetley 23 BB 11 10 1 1 6
Don Wemple 24 11 0 1 1 6
Larry Peace 24 7 0 1 1
Team Total 24.9 11 12 5 1 1 2 21 18 4 1 156
Opp Total 11 6 6 1 1 1 13 4 127

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1941-09-21 DET W, 14-7 3 35 pass Pug Manders 35 yard pass from Ace Parker (Merl Condit kick)
2 1941-09-21 DET W, 14-7 4 19 pass Ed Rucinski 19 yard pass from Bill Leckonby (Dean McAdams kick)
3 1941-09-27 @ PHI W, 24-13 1 5 rush Merl Condit 5 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
4 1941-09-27 @ PHI W, 24-13 1 9 rush Merl Condit 9 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
5 1941-09-27 @ PHI W, 24-13 4 6 rush George Kracum 6 yard rush (Bruiser Kinard kick)
6 1941-10-12 @ GNB L, 7-30 3 12 pass Perry Schwartz 12 yard pass from Ace Parker (Bruiser Kinard kick)
7 1941-10-19 CRD L, 6-20 3 60 fumble Bruiser Kinard 60 yard fumble return
8 1941-10-26 NYG W, 16-13 2 12 pass Perry Schwartz 12 yard pass from Ace Parker (Bruiser Kinard kick)
9 1941-10-26 NYG W, 16-13 4 5 rush Pug Manders 5 yard rush
10 1941-11-02 PHI W, 15-6 4 9 pass Bill Leckonby 9 yard pass from Dean McAdams (Dean McAdams kick)
11 1941-11-09 WAS W, 13-7 2 1 rush Pug Manders 1 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
12 1941-11-09 WAS W, 13-7 4 30 pass Don Wemple 30 yard pass from Dean McAdams
13 1941-11-16 @ PIT L, 7-14 1 3 rush Pug Manders 3 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
14 1941-11-30 PIT W, 35-7 1 6 rush Merl Condit 6 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
15 1941-11-30 PIT W, 35-7 1 43 rush Merl Condit 43 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
16 1941-11-30 PIT W, 35-7 2 1 rush George Kracum 1 yard rush (Dean McAdams kick)
17 1941-11-30 PIT W, 35-7 3 25 pass Rhoten Shetley 25 yard pass from Ace Parker (Merl Condit kick)
18 1941-11-30 PIT W, 35-7 4 17 rush George Kracum 17 yard rush (Larry Peace kick)
19 1941-12-07 @ NYG W, 21-7 2 3 rush Pug Manders 3 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)
20 1941-12-07 @ NYG W, 21-7 3 65 interception Pug Manders 65 yard interception return (Merl Condit kick)
21 1941-12-07 @ NYG W, 21-7 4 2 rush Pug Manders 2 yard rush (Merl Condit kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1941-09-21 DET L, 7-14 4 42 interception Ned Mathews 42 yard interception return (Chuck Hanneman kick)
2 1941-09-27 @ PHI L, 13-24 2 5 pass Tommy Thompson 5 yard pass from Foster Watkins (Nick Basca kick)
3 1941-09-27 @ PHI L, 13-24 4 50 pass Larry Cabrelli 50 yard pass from Tommy Thompson
4 1941-10-12 @ GNB W, 30-7 1 32 pass Don Hutson 32 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
5 1941-10-12 @ GNB W, 30-7 1 90 punt Andy Uram 90 yard punt return
6 1941-10-12 @ GNB W, 30-7 3 18 rush Don Hutson 18 yard rush (Clarke Hinkle kick)
7 1941-10-12 @ GNB W, 30-7 4 12 rush Tony Canadeo 12 yard rush (Ed Jankowski kick)
8 1941-10-19 CRD W, 20-6 1 3 rush Marshall Goldberg 3 yard rush
9 1941-10-19 CRD W, 20-6 2 1 rush Johnny Hall 1 yard rush (Lou Zontini kick)
10 1941-10-19 CRD W, 20-6 3 40 fumble Pop Ivy 40 yard fumble return (Bill Daddio kick)
11 1941-10-26 NYG L, 13-16 2 4 rush Frank Reagan 4 yard rush (Ward Cuff kick)
12 1941-11-02 PHI L, 6-15 2 26 pass Dick Humbert 26 yard pass from Tommy Thompson
13 1941-11-09 WAS L, 7-13 2 11 pass Bob Seymour 11 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Ki Aldrich kick)
14 1941-11-16 @ PIT W, 14-7 2 1 rush Dick Riffle 1 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
15 1941-11-16 @ PIT W, 14-7 4 25 rush Art Jones 25 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
16 1941-11-30 PIT L, 7-35 2 6 rush Art Jones 6 yard rush (Armand Niccolai kick)
17 1941-12-07 @ NYG L, 7-21 4 38 pass Kay Eakin 38 yard pass from Hank Soar (Hank Soar kick)