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1946 Boston Yanks

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2-8-1, NFL East Division  · 1946 NFL Season Summary

Scored 189 points (17.2/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 273 points (24.8/g), 9th.
 Differential of -84 points (-7.6/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 3.2-7.8.

Coach: Herb Kopf (2-8-1)

 Training Camp: St. John's Preparatory School (Danvers, Massachusetts)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Paul Governali 25 Rook 1 83 for 192, 1,293 yards, 13 td, 10 int, & 33 rushes for -186 yards and 2 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 4th pick / 1943
FB John Grigas 26 3 9 84 rushes for 426 yards, 2 td, & 3 catches for 61 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1943
LH Babe Dimancheff 24 1 6 57 rushes for 238 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 121 yards and 1 td Boston Yanks / 3rd / 27th pick / 1944
RH Mike Micka 25 2 6 20 rushes for 76 yards, 0 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1944
LE Sam Goldman 30 2 11 15 catches for 154 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for -3 yards and 0 td
LT Tom Dean 23 Rook 8 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1945
LG Joe Zeno 27 4 8 Washington Redskins / 5th / 36th pick / 1942
C Joe Domnanovich 27 Rook 11 2 fumbles recovered Brooklyn Dodgers / 4th / 28th pick / 1943
RG Rocco Canale 29 3 6 1 fumble recovered Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 9th / 72nd pick / 1943
RT Ralph Calcagni 24 Rook 5 Boston Yanks / 31st / 324th pick / 1944
RE Hal Crisler 23 Rook 8 32 catches for 385 yards, 5 td, & 4 rushes for 6 yards and 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Nick Scollard 26 Rook 4 0 of 1 field goal & 21 of 24 extra points Boston Yanks / 2nd / 12th pick / 1946
P Howard Maley 25 Rook 0 60 punts for a 39.5 average, 1 blocked Brooklyn Tigers / 17th / 166th pick / 1944
PR Bob Davis 32 8 5 13 punt returns for a 10.0 average and 0 td
KR Abe Karnofsky 24 1 7 21 kick returns for a 28.5 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Duke Abbruzzi 29 3 0 175 5-10 Rhode Island 8/3/1917 Rook
John Badaczewski 24 lg 11 7 239 6-1 Case Western Reserve 1/27/1922 Rook
Ralph Calcagni 24 RT 11 5 230 6-3 Cornell,Pennsylvania 2/6/1922 Rook Boston Yanks / 31st / 324th pick / 1944
Rocco Canale 29 RG 11 6 240 5-11 Boston Col. 5/1/1917 3 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 9th / 72nd pick / 1943
Hal Crisler 23 RE 11 8 215 6-4 San Jose St.,Iowa St. 12/31/1923 Rook
Don Currivan 26 e 11 3 193 6-0 Boston Col. 3/6/1920 3 Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 18th pick / 1943
Boley Dancewicz 22 qb 8 1 187 5-10 Notre Dame 10/3/1924 Rook Boston Yanks / 1st / 1st pick / 1946
Bob Davis 32 lh 11 5 180 6-1 Kentucky 5/4/1914 8
Tom Dean 23 LT 9 8 247 6-2 Arkansas St.,SMU 5/27/1923 Rook Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 2nd / 15th pick / 1945
Don Deeks 23 lt 8 7 238 6-4 Washington 2/10/1923 1 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 4th / 31st pick / 1945
Babe Dimancheff 24 LH 8 6 178 5-11 Butler,Purdue 9/6/1922 1 Boston Yanks / 3rd / 27th pick / 1944
Joe Domnanovich 27 C 11 11 213 6-1 Alabama 3/18/1919 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 4th / 28th pick / 1943
Don Eliason 28 3 0 215 6-2 Hamline 7/24/1918 4
Gary Famiglietti 33 11 0 225 6-0 Boston Univ. 11/28/1913 8 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 25th pick / 1938
Jim Gillette 29 hb 11 4 185 6-1 Virginia 12/19/1917 6 Green Bay Packers / 18th / 169th pick / 1940
Sam Goldman 30 LE 11 11 228 6-3 Ohio St.,Samford 11/10/1916 2
Paul Governali 25 QB 11 1 193 5-11 Columbia 1/5/1921 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 4th pick / 1943
John Grigas 26 FB 11 9 204 6-0 Holy Cross 8/19/1920 3 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1943
Joe Hoague 28 fb 7 1 203 6-2 Colgate 2/8/1918 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 13th / 111th pick / 1941
Rubin Juster 23 4 0 230 6-2 Minnesota 9/9/1923 Rook
Abe Karnofsky 24 KR 11 7 175 5-10 Arizona 9/22/1922 1
Gene Lee 24 11 0 226 6-3 Florida 4/21/1922 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 25th / 234th pick / 1943
Tony Leon 29 g 10 1 203 5-9 Alabama 2/18/1917 3 Washington Redskins / 8th / 70th pick / 1943
Jim Magee 26 11 0 202 6-1 Georgia,Villanova 11/27/1920 2
Howard Maley 25 P 11 0 187 5-11 Texas-Arlington,SMU 12/6/1921 Rook Brooklyn Tigers / 17th / 166th pick / 1944
Ed McGee 30 11 0 224 6-1 Temple 2/26/1916 6 New York Giants / 12th / 110th pick / 1940
Mike Micka 25 RH 11 6 188 6-0 Colgate 6/18/1921 2 Washington Redskins / 1st / 8th pick / 1944
Win Pedersen 31 t 10 2 223 6-3 Minnesota 6/8/1915 5 New York Giants / 8th / 70th pick / 1940
Rudy Romboli 23 3 0 213 5-10 none 5/1/1923 Rook
Nick Scollard 26 K 11 4 217 6-4 St. Joseph's (IN) 4/3/1920 Rook Boston Yanks / 2nd / 12th pick / 1946
Steve Sierocinski 23 3 0 245 6-3 none 6/2/1923 Rook
Joe Sulaitis 25 3 0 212 6-2 none 6/20/1921 3
Joe Zeno 27 LG 11 8 234 5-10 Holy Cross 6/14/1919 4 Washington Redskins / 5th / 36th pick / 1942
Team Total 26.2 11 211.1 6-0.8 2.1