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1947 Boston Yanks

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4-7-1, Finished 3rd in NFL East Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 168 points (14.0/g), 10th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 256 points (21.3/g), 6th.
 Differential of -88 points (-7.3/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 3.2-8.8.

Coach: Clipper Smith (4-7-1)

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

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 168 2634 581 4.5 35 8 16 117 95 238 1661 15 27 7.0 52 343 973 5 2.8 49
Team Defense 256 4062 796 5.1 45 17 13 219 158 303 2042 17 28 6.7 94 493 2020 18 4.1 112
Lg Rank Offense 10 10 3 1 10 8 8 8 7 6 9 10 10 10
Lg Rank Defense 6 9 4 6 9 5 4 3 2 3 10 10 7 8

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 29 boxscore T 0-0-1 New York Giants 7 7 10 212 150 62 3 11 238 122 116 4
2 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-1-1 Detroit Lions 7 21 13 280 161 119 5 11 260 161 99 3
3 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-2-1 Pittsburgh Steelers 14 30 8 112 86 26 1 19 403 127 276 3
4 Sun October 19 boxscore W 1-2-1 @ New York Giants 14 0 8 192 103 89 1 15 258 120 138 6
5 Sun October 26 boxscore L 1-3-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 7 27 8 214 123 91 3 26 427 253 174 4
6 Sun November 2 boxscore L 1-4-1 Chicago Bears 24 28 14 283 156 127 4 22 381 271 110 5
7 Sun November 9 boxscore W 2-4-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 27 16 10 288 165 123 1 24 367 118 249 4
8 Sun November 16 boxscore L 2-5-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 0 32 6 159 138 21 4 16 280 102 178 2
9 Sun November 23 boxscore W 3-5-1 Philadelphia Eagles 21 14 15 274 140 134 2 14 243 79 164 4
10 Sun November 30 boxscore W 4-5-1 Washington Redskins 27 24 10 322 242 80 3 20 396 278 118 4
12 Sun December 7 boxscore L 4-6-1 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 7 17 8 186 108 78 4 13 235 68 167 2
12 Sun December 14 boxscore L 4-7-1 @ Washington Redskins 13 40 7 112 89 23 4 28 574 343 231 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
Boley Dancewicz 23 QB 12 1 66 169 39.1% 1203 11 6.5 18 10.7 69 7.1 3.6 18.2 100.3 46.4 0 0
Paul Governali 26 4 0 23 55 41.8% 314 3 5.5 6 10.9 78 5.7 1.9 13.7 78.5 39.3 0 0
Howard Maley 26 P 12 0 6 12 50.0% 144 1 8.3 1 8.3 63 12.0 9.9 24.0 12.0 86.8 0 0
Frank Maznicki 27 K 12 1 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Walt Williams 28 db 10 3 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Team Total 26.1 12 95 238 39.9% 1661 15 6.3 27 11.3 78 7.0 3.1 17.5 138.4 45.9 0 0
Opp Total 12 158 303 52.1% 2042 17 5.6 28 9.2 6.7 3.70 12.9 170.2 53.8 0 0 6.7 3.7 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
Frank Seno 26 KR/PR/RH 11 10 69 212 0 22 3.1 19.3 6.3 12 118 9.8 1 30 1.1 10.7 330 1 3
Boley Dancewicz 23 QB 12 1 47 145 1 41 3.1 12.1 3.9 145 1 3
Bill Paschal 26 fb 8 4 37 124 1 0 3.4 15.5 4.6 3 67 22.3 0 30 0.4 8.4 191 1 0
Frank Maznicki 27 K 12 1 34 77 0 17 2.3 6.4 2.8 6 76 12.7 0 26 0.5 6.3 153 0 1
Jim Mello 27 db 9 4 33 62 0 9 1.9 6.9 3.7 2 26 13.0 0 23 0.2 2.9 88 0 1
Howard Maley 26 P 12 0 32 132 0 27 4.1 11.0 2.7 132 0 0
John Grigas 27 fb 9 2 27 52 0 13 1.9 5.8 3.0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 53 0 1
Joe Golding 26 LH 12 7 26 71 1 15 2.7 5.9 2.2 6 52 8.7 2 24 0.5 4.3 123 3 3
Rudy Romboli 24 FB 12 9 23 50 0 15 2.2 4.2 1.9 4 30 7.5 0 27 0.3 2.5 80 0 1
John Poto 21 hb 6 1 6 27 1 11 4.5 4.5 1.0 27 1 2
Paul Governali 26 4 0 4 19 0 0 4.8 4.8 1.0 19 0 0
Steve Sucic 26 hb 3 1 3 3 0 2 1.0 1.0 1.0 3 0 0
Bill Chipley 27 e 6 2 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.5 0.2 5 105 21.0 1 40 0.8 17.5 108 1 0
Mike Micka 26 qb 12 5 1 -4 0 -4 -4.0 -0.3 0.1 2 11 5.5 0 6 0.2 0.9 7 0 0
Hal Crisler 24 e 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 25 363 14.5 2 49 2.5 36.3 363 2 0
Don Currivan 27 e 12 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 24 782 32.6 9 78 2.0 65.2 782 9 0
Nick Scollard 27 RE 12 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 19 6.3 0 11 0.3 1.6 19 0 0
Sam Goldman 31 LE 12 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.8 9 0 0
Walt Williams 28 db 10 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.2 2 0 0
Team Total 26.1 12 343 973 4 41 2.8 81.1 28.6 95 1661 17.5 15 78 7.9 138.4 2634 19 17
Opp Total 12 493 2020 18 4.1 168.3 41.1 158 2042 12.9 17 13.2 170.2 4062 35 34

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
Frank Seno 26 KR/PR/RH 11 10 12 213 1 86 17.8 27 636 0 79 23.6 1179
Joe Golding 26 LH 12 7 7 63 0 33 9.0 9 173 0 29 19.2 359
Bill Paschal 26 fb 8 4 5 103 0 30 20.6 294
John Poto 21 hb 6 1 1 12 0 12 12.0 4 99 0 40 24.8 138
Rudy Romboli 24 FB 12 9 3 64 0 25 21.3 144
Frank Maznicki 27 K 12 1 2 48 0 48 24.0 201
Joe Watt 28 1 0 2 28 0 0 14.0 28
Sam Goldman 31 LE 12 6 1 1 0 1 1.0 10
John Grigas 27 fb 9 2 1 19 0 19 19.0 72
Howard Maley 26 P 12 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 155
Bob McClure 23 g 10 3 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
Walt Williams 28 db 10 3 1 14 0 14 14.0 16
Team Total 26.1 12 25 378 1 86 15.1 52 1130 0 79 21.7 4142
Opp Total 12 63 1711 1 27.2 32 562 0 17.6

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
Howard Maley 26 P 12 0 92 3731 66 3 40.6
Frank Maznicki 27 K 12 1 2 2 100.0%% 21 19 90.5%%
Nick Scollard 27 RE 12 10 4 1 25.0%% 2 2 100.0%%
Boley Dancewicz 23 QB 12 1 1 40 40 0 40.0
Team Total 26.1 12 6 3 50.0%% 23 21 91.3%% 93 3771 66 3 40.5
Opp Total 12 11 3 27.3%% 36 29 80.6%% 61 2542 41.7

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
Frank Seno 26 KR/PR/RH 11 10 10 100 0 38 0 0 3 2 21 0
Joe Golding 26 LH 12 7 5 87 0 28 0 0 3 3 19 0
Frank Maznicki 27 K 12 1 4 46 0 19 0 0 1 6 73 2
Boley Dancewicz 23 QB 12 1 0 3 2 0 0
Joe Sabasteanski 26 g 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 11 0
Bill Godwin 28 c 12 5 2 27 0 23 0 0 0 1 0 0
Mike Micka 26 qb 12 5 2 46 0 46 0 0 0 1 0 0
Hal Crisler 24 e 10 1 0 0 2 19 0
Joe Domnanovich 28 C 8 6 1 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 1 0
Jim Mello 27 db 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
John Poto 21 hb 6 1 0 2 0 0 0
Rudy Romboli 24 FB 12 9 1 14 0 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
Joe Watt 28 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
Rocco Canale 30 lt 10 5 0 0 1 0 0
Bill Collins 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Don Currivan 27 e 12 3 1 0 0 0 0
Sam Goldman 31 LE 12 6 0 0 1 6 0
John Grigas 27 fb 9 2 0 1 0 0 0
Bob McClure 23 g 10 3 0 0 1 0 0
Tom Rodgers 24 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
Alex Sidorik 28 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
Carroll Vogelaar 27 RT 12 10 0 0 1 0 0
Jim Wright 26 g 12 2 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.1 12 28 336 0 46 0 0 17 29 150 2
Opp Total 12 34 17 1

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
Don Currivan 27 e 12 3 9 1 10 60
Frank Maznicki 27 K 12 1 2 2 19 2 37
Joe Golding 26 LH 12 7 1 2 3 18
Hal Crisler 24 e 10 1 2 2 12
Frank Seno 26 KR/PR/RH 11 10 1 1 2 12
Bill Chipley 27 e 6 2 1 1 6
Boley Dancewicz 23 QB 12 1 1 1 6
Bill Paschal 26 fb 8 4 1 1 6
John Poto 21 hb 6 1 1 1 6
Nick Scollard 27 RE 12 10 2 1 5
Team Total 26.1 12 4 15 1 2 1 23 21 3 168
Opp Total 12 18 17 1 1 1 29 3 1 256

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1947-09-29 NYG T, 7-7 1 17 pass Hal Crisler 17 yard pass from Paul Governali (Nick Scollard kick)
2 1947-10-05 DET L, 7-21 4 29 pass Bill Chipley 29 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
3 1947-10-12 PIT L, 14-30 4 33 pass Don Currivan 33 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Nick Scollard kick)
4 1947-10-12 PIT L, 14-30 4 20 pass Don Currivan 20 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
5 1947-10-19 @ NYG W, 14-0 1 78 pass Don Currivan 78 yard pass from Paul Governali (Frank Maznicki kick)
6 1947-10-19 @ NYG W, 14-0 2 11 pass Frank Seno 11 yard pass from Paul Governali (Frank Maznicki kick)
7 1947-10-26 @ CRD L, 7-27 1 15 pass Don Currivan 15 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
8 1947-11-02 CHI L, 24-28 2 86 punt Frank Seno 86 yard punt return (Frank Maznicki kick)
9 1947-11-02 CHI L, 24-28 2 8 rush Bill Paschal 8 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
10 1947-11-02 CHI L, 24-28 3 35 fumble Frank Maznicki 35 yard fumble return (Frank Maznicki kick)
11 1947-11-09 @ RAM W, 27-16 1 47 pass Don Currivan 47 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz
12 1947-11-09 @ RAM W, 27-16 2 51 pass Don Currivan 51 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
13 1947-11-09 @ RAM W, 27-16 4 37 pass Don Currivan 37 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
14 1947-11-09 @ RAM W, 27-16 4 11 rush John Poto 11 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
15 1947-11-23 PHI W, 21-14 1 40 pass Don Currivan 40 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
16 1947-11-23 PHI W, 21-14 2 20 pass Joe Golding 20 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
17 1947-11-23 PHI W, 21-14 4 6 rush Boley Dancewicz 6 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
18 1947-11-30 WAS W, 27-24 2 29 pass Hal Crisler 29 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
19 1947-11-30 WAS W, 27-24 3 67 pass Don Currivan 67 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
20 1947-11-30 WAS W, 27-24 4 24 pass Joe Golding 24 yard pass from Boley Dancewicz (Frank Maznicki kick)
21 1947-12-07 @ PIT L, 7-17 2 14 rush Joe Golding 14 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
22 1947-12-14 @ WAS L, 13-40 1 50 fumble Frank Maznicki 50 yard fumble return
23 1947-12-14 @ WAS L, 13-40 4 18 pass Don Currivan 18 yard pass from Howard Maley (Frank Maznicki kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1947-09-29 NYG T, 7-7 1 68 pass George Franck 68 yard pass from Jerry Niles (Ken Strong kick)
2 1947-10-05 DET W, 21-7 1 64 pass Bill Dudley 64 yard pass from Clyde LeForce (Roy Zimmerman kick)
3 1947-10-05 DET W, 21-7 1 41 interception Bill Dudley 41 yard interception return (Roy Zimmerman kick)
4 1947-10-05 DET W, 21-7 4 10 pass Ted Cook 10 yard pass from Bill Dudley (Roy Zimmerman kick)
5 1947-10-12 PIT W, 30-14 1 1 rush Steve Lach 1 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
6 1947-10-12 PIT W, 30-14 2 52 rush Paul White 52 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
7 1947-10-12 PIT W, 30-14 3 1 rush Steve Lach 1 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
8 1947-10-12 PIT W, 30-14 4 1 rush Johnny Clement 1 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
9 1947-10-26 @ CRD W, 27-7 1 1 rush Charlie Trippi 1 yard rush (Pat Harder kick)
10 1947-10-26 @ CRD W, 27-7 2 8 pass Billy Dewell 8 yard pass from Paul Christman
11 1947-10-26 @ CRD W, 27-7 3 7 pass Red Cochran 7 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
12 1947-10-26 @ CRD W, 27-7 4 18 pass Billy Dewell 18 yard pass from Paul Christman (Pat Harder kick)
13 1947-11-02 CHI W, 28-24 1 19 pass Ray McLean 19 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
14 1947-11-02 CHI W, 28-24 2 22 pass Ken Kavanaugh 22 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
15 1947-11-02 CHI W, 28-24 4 7 pass Ken Kavanaugh 7 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
16 1947-11-02 CHI W, 28-24 4 35 pass Ken Kavanaugh 35 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Ray McLean kick)
17 1947-11-09 @ RAM L, 16-27 1 4 rush Bob Hoffman 4 yard rush
18 1947-11-09 @ RAM L, 16-27 3 4 rush Bob Hoffman 4 yard rush (Bob Waterfield kick)
19 1947-11-16 @ PHI W, 32-0 1 3 rush Steve Van Buren 3 yard rush (Cliff Patton kick)
20 1947-11-16 @ PHI W, 32-0 1 54 pass Jack Ferrante 54 yard pass from Tommy Thompson
21 1947-11-16 @ PHI W, 32-0 2 14 pass Jack Ferrante 14 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Cliff Patton kick)
22 1947-11-16 @ PHI W, 32-0 3 13 rush Steve Van Buren 13 yard rush
23 1947-11-16 @ PHI W, 32-0 4 7 pass Neill Armstrong 7 yard pass from Bill Mackrides
24 1947-11-23 PHI L, 14-21 2 69 punt Pat McHugh 69 yard punt return (Jim Kekeris kick)
25 1947-11-23 PHI L, 14-21 3 10 rush Steve Van Buren 10 yard rush (Jim Kekeris kick)
26 1947-11-30 WAS L, 24-27 3 1 rush Jim Castiglia 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
27 1947-11-30 WAS L, 24-27 3 1 rush Jim Castiglia 1 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
28 1947-11-30 WAS L, 24-27 4 6 pass Bob Nussbaumer 6 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
29 1947-12-07 @ PIT W, 17-7 1 fumble John Mastrangelo yard fumble return (Joe Glamp kick)
30 1947-12-07 @ PIT W, 17-7 4 1 rush Steve Lach 1 yard rush (Joe Glamp kick)
31 1947-12-14 @ WAS W, 40-13 1 1 rush Jim Castiglia 1 yard rush
32 1947-12-14 @ WAS W, 40-13 2 15 pass Dick Poillon 15 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
33 1947-12-14 @ WAS W, 40-13 2 4 rush Jim Castiglia 4 yard rush (Dick Poillon kick)
34 1947-12-14 @ WAS W, 40-13 3 1 rush Dick Poillon 1 yard rush
35 1947-12-14 @ WAS W, 40-13 4 6 pass Doug Turley 6 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)
36 1947-12-14 @ WAS W, 40-13 4 20 pass Joe Tereshinski 20 yard pass from Sammy Baugh (Dick Poillon kick)