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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Merl Condit 24 1 11 91 rushes for 357 yards, 4 td, & 5 catches for 32 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
TB Ace Parker 29 4 9 85 rushes for 301 yards, 0 td, & 3 catches for 66 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
FB Pug Manders*+ 28 2 11 111 rushes for 486 yards, 5 td, & 6 catches for 67 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
BB Rhoten Shetley 23 1 10 1 rush for 7 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 41 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 19th pick / 1940
LE Perry Schwartz*+ 26 3 11 25 catches for 362 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 7 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1938
LT Bruiser Kinard* 27 3 11 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
LG Warren Alfson 26 Rook 11 Brooklyn Dodgers / 16th / 149th pick / 1941
C Bud Svendsen 26 4 11 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
RG Jim Sivell* 27 3 11 Brooklyn Dodgers / 10th / 83rd pick / 1938
RT Walt Merrill 24 1 6 Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 34th pick / 1940
RE Ed Rucinski 25 Rook 8 17 catches for 204 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1941
 Special Teams Starters
K Merl Condit 24 1 11 2 of 11 field goals & 11 of 12 extra points Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
P Ace Parker 29 4 9 27 punts for a 40.0 average, 0 blocked Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
PR Ace Parker 29 4 9 16 punt returns for a 9.6 average and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
KR Merl Condit 24 1 11 8 kick returns for a 22.2 average and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Warren Alfson 26 LG 11 11 198 6-0 Nebraska 5/10/1915 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 16th / 149th pick / 1941
Bill Bailey 25 5 0 213 6-3 Duke 4/12/1916 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 4th / 29th pick / 1940
Wendell Butcher 27 b 9 1 197 6-1 Gustavus Adolphus 3/28/1914 3
Merl Condit 24 HB 11 11 187 5-11 West Virginia,Carnegie Mellon 3/21/1917 1 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
Ray Frick 22 3 0 205 6-1 Pennsylvania 1/16/1919 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 38th pick / 1941
Andy Fronczek 25 11 0 200 6-0 Richmond 9/21/1916 Rook
Herman Hodges 27 e 11 3 198 6-1 Samford 11/22/1914 2
Thurmon Jones 23 1 0 198 5-10 Abilene Christian 4/6/1918 Rook
Mike Jurich 22 4 0 234 6-1 Denver 1/7/1919 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 15th / 138th pick / 1941
Bruiser Kinard* 27 LT 11 11 216 6-1 Mississippi 10/23/1914 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
George Kinard 25 11 0 202 6-1 Mississippi 10/9/1916 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 13th / 118th pick / 1941
Ben Kish 24 5 0 207 6-0 Pittsburgh 3/31/1917 1 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 61st pick / 1940
Joe Koons 26 6 0 195 6-2 Scranton 1/12/1915 Rook
George Kracum 23 11 0 210 6-1 Pittsburgh 1/24/1918 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 63rd pick / 1941
Frank Kristufek 26 rt 11 5 209 6-0 Pittsburgh 12/12/1915 1
Bill Leckonby 24 tb 11 2 185 6-1 St. Lawrence 9/16/1917 2
Pug Manders*+ 28 FB 11 11 200 6-0 Drake 5/5/1913 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
Dean McAdams 24 11 0 193 6-1 Washington 10/3/1917 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 8th pick / 1941
Walt Merrill 24 RT 6 6 217 6-2 Alabama 8/7/1917 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 34th pick / 1940
Ace Parker 29 P 11 9 178 6-0 Duke 5/17/1912 4 Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
Dave Parker 23 7 0 200 6-3 Hardin-Simmons 1/30/1918 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 19th / 178th pick / 1941
Larry Peace 24 7 0 185 5-11 Pittsburgh 2/13/1917 Rook
Steve Petro 27 6 0 195 5-10 Pittsburgh 10/21/1914 1 Pittsburgh Pirates / 9th / 72nd pick / 1939
Tom Robertson 24 11 0 199 6-0 Kansas,LSU,Tulsa 7/25/1917 Rook
Ed Rucinski 25 RE 11 8 198 6-2 Indiana 7/12/1916 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1941
Perry Schwartz*+ 26 LE 11 11 199 6-2 California 4/27/1915 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1938
Rhoten Shetley 23 BB 11 10 208 5-11 Furman 2/7/1918 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 19th pick / 1940
Jim Sivell* 27 RG 11 11 205 5-9 Auburn 3/12/1914 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 10th / 83rd pick / 1938
Leo Stasica 25 5 0 185 5-11 Illinois,Colorado 6/15/1916 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1941
Bud Svendsen 26 C 11 11 190 6-1 Minnesota 2/7/1915 4 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
Si Titus 23 6 0 195 6-0 Holy Cross 9/23/1918 1
Don Wemple 24 11 0 195 6-2 Colgate 10/14/1917 Rook
Team Total 24.9 11 199.9 6-0.5 1.1