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1942 Brooklyn Dodgers

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3-8-0, Finished 4th in NFL East Division  · 1942 NFL Season Summary

Scored 100 points (9.1/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 168 points (15.3/g), 5th.
 Differential of -68 points (-6.2/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 2.5-8.5.

Coach: Mike Getto (3-8-0)

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Merl Condit* 25 2 11 129 rushes for 647 yards, 2 td, & 9 catches for 111 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
TB Dean McAdams 25 1 10 110 rushes for 314 yards, 0 td, & 3 catches for 11 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 8th pick / 1941
FB Pug Manders 29 3 11 93 rushes for 316 yards, 6 td, & 4 catches for 53 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
BB Wendell Butcher 28 4 8 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 16 yards and 0 td
LE Perry Schwartz* 27 4 10 13 catches for 200 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for 20 yards and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1938
LT Bruiser Kinard* 28 4 11 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
LG George Kinard 26 1 7 Brooklyn Dodgers / 13th / 118th pick / 1941
C Bobby Robertson 25 Rook 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 7th pick / 1942
RG Jim Sivell 28 4 8 Brooklyn Dodgers / 10th / 83rd pick / 1938
RT Walt Merrill 25 2 11 Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 34th pick / 1940
RE Ed Rucinski* 26 1 9 9 catches for 99 yards, 1 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1941
 Special Teams Starters
K Merl Condit* 25 2 11 3 of 6 field goals & 10 of 10 extra points Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
P Dean McAdams 25 1 10 52 punts for a 41.5 average, 1 blocked Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 8th pick / 1941
PR Merl Condit* 25 2 11 21 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
KR Pug Manders 29 3 11 9 kick returns for a 23.3 average and 0 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Wendell Butcher 28 BB 11 8 197 6-1 Gustavus Adolphus 3/28/1914 4
Merl Condit* 25 HB 11 11 187 5-11 West Virginia,Carnegie Mellon 3/21/1917 2 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 15th pick / 1940
Gerry Courtney 24 5 0 195 6-0 Syracuse 3/2/1918 Rook
Art Deremer 25 5 0 208 6-3 Niagara 12/16/1917 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 13th / 117th pick / 1942
Don Eliason 24 4 0 215 6-2 Hamline 7/24/1918 Rook
Walt Fedora 24 8 0 190 6-1 George Washington 9/15/1918 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 22nd / 197th pick / 1942
Bob Gifford 24 5 0 200 6-0 Denver 11/12/1918 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 9th / 77th pick / 1942
Herman Hodges 28 e 10 3 198 6-1 Samford 11/22/1914 3
Billy Jefferson 24 3 0 208 6-2 Mississippi St. 3/17/1918 1 Detroit Lions / 12th / 105th pick / 1941
Bob Jeffries 23 4 0 206 6-2 Missouri 8/19/1919 Rook Chicago Bears / 7th / 60th pick / 1942
Art Jocher 27 g 11 4 207 6-1 Manhattan 10/19/1915 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 9th / 74th pick / 1940
Thurmon Jones 24 4 0 198 5-10 Abilene Christian 4/6/1918 1
Mike Jurich 23 11 0 234 6-1 Denver 1/7/1919 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 15th / 138th pick / 1941
Bernie Kapitansky 21 7 0 212 6-1 Long Island 1/1/1921 Rook
Duce Keahey 25 1 0 215 6-2 George Washington 1/20/1917 Rook
Bruiser Kinard* 28 LT 11 11 216 6-1 Mississippi 10/23/1914 4 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
George Kinard 26 LG 7 7 202 6-1 Mississippi 10/9/1916 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 13th / 118th pick / 1941
Pug Manders 29 FB 11 11 200 6-0 Drake 5/5/1913 3 Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
Dean McAdams 25 P 11 10 193 6-1 Washington 10/3/1917 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 8th pick / 1941
Hal McCullough 24 9 0 170 5-11 Cornell 4/4/1918 Rook
Curt Mecham 22 8 0 180 6-0 Oregon 3/2/1920 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1942
Walt Merrill 25 RT 11 11 217 6-2 Alabama 8/7/1917 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 5th / 34th pick / 1940
Mike Nixon 31 3 0 181 5-11 Pittsburgh 11/21/1911 7
Don Pierce 23 2 0 186 6-1 Kansas 2/7/1919 Rook
Norbert Raemer 22 1 0 210 5-11 Kansas St. 7/3/1920 Rook
Bobby Robertson 25 C 11 1 185 5-11 USC,St. Mary's (CA) 6/18/1917 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 7th pick / 1942
Tom Robertson 25 C 9 8 199 6-0 Kansas,LSU,Tulsa 7/25/1917 1
Ed Rucinski* 26 RE 11 9 198 6-2 Indiana 7/12/1916 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 49th pick / 1941
Perry Schwartz* 27 LE 11 10 199 6-2 California 4/27/1915 4 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1938
Rhoten Shetley 24 b 3 3 208 5-11 Furman 2/7/1918 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 19th pick / 1940
Jim Sivell 28 RG 8 8 205 5-9 Auburn 3/12/1914 4 Brooklyn Dodgers / 10th / 83rd pick / 1938
Bud Svendsen 27 c 4 3 190 6-1 Minnesota 2/7/1915 5 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
Si Titus 24 9 0 195 6-0 Holy Cross 9/23/1918 2
Joe Tofil 24 11 0 205 6-1 Indiana 3/15/1918 Rook
Jack Vetter 22 4 0 198 6-2 McPherson 10/30/1920 Rook
Bernie Weiner 24 g 10 3 222 5-11 Kansas St. 1/24/1918 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 11th / 98th pick / 1941
Team Total 25.0 11 200.8 6-0.5 1.4