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1958 Baltimore Colts

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9-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1958 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 14.1, Offense: 9.0, Defense: 5.1, SoS: -0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 381 points (31.8/g), 1st of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 203 points (16.9/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 178 points (14.8/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 9.8-2.2.

Coach: Weeb Ewbank (9-3-0)

 Training Camp: McDaniel College (Western Maryland College) (Westminster, Maryland)


Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Johnny Unitas*+ 25 2 9 136 for 263, 2,007 yards, 19 td, 7 int, & 33 rushes for 139 yards and 3 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
FB Alan Ameche* 25 3 0 171 rushes for 791 yards, 8 td, & 13 catches for 81 yards and 1 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1955
LH L.G. Dupre 26 3 0 95 rushes for 390 yards, 3 td, & 13 catches for 111 yards and 0 td Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 27th pick / 1955
RH Lenny Moore*+ 25 2 0 82 rushes for 598 yards, 7 td, & 50 catches for 938 yards and 7 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 9th pick / 1956
LE Raymond Berry*+ 25 3 0 56 catches for 794 yards, 9 td Baltimore Colts / 20th / 232nd pick / 1954
LT Jim Parker*+ 24 1 0 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 8th pick / 1957
LG Art Spinney 31 8 0 Baltimore Colts / 15th / 184th pick / 1950
C Buzz Nutter 27 4 12 Washington Redskins / 12th / 136th pick / 1953
RG Alex Sandusky 26 4 12 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 16th / 184th pick / 1954
RT George Preas 25 3 0 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 51st pick / 1955
RE Jim Mutscheller 28 4 0 28 catches for 504 yards, 7 td Dallas Texans / 12th / 134th pick / 1952
 Defensive Starters
LDE Gino Marchetti*+ 31 6 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1952
LDT Art Donovan 33 8 0 New York Giants / 22nd / 204th pick / 1947
RDT Gene Lipscomb*+ 27 5 0
RDE Don Joyce* 29 7 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1951
LLB Bill Pellington 31 5 0 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
MLB Don Shinnick 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 20th pick / 1957
RLB Leo Sanford 29 7 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 90th pick / 1951
LDH Carl Taseff 30 7 0 7 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 22nd / 267th pick / 1951
RDH Milt Davis 29 1 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 8th / 97th pick / 1954
LS Andy Nelson 25 1 0 8 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 11th / 126th pick / 1957
RS Ray Brown 22 Rook 12 8 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 5th / 50th pick / 1958
 Special Teams Starters
K Steve Myhra 24 1 0 4 of 10 field goals & 48 of 51 extra points Baltimore Colts / 12th / 139th pick / 1956
P Ray Brown 22 Rook 12 41 punts for a 39.9 average, 0 blocked Baltimore Colts / 5th / 50th pick / 1958
PR Carl Taseff 30 7 0 29 punt returns for a 6.8 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 22nd / 267th pick / 1951
KR Lenny Lyles 22 Rook 0 11 kick returns for a 36.2 average and 2 td Baltimore Colts / 1st / 11th pick / 1958

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
35 Alan Ameche* 25 FB 12 0 218 6-0 Wisconsin 6/1/1933 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 3rd pick / 1955
82 Raymond Berry*+ 25 LE 12 0 187 6-2 Schreiner College,SMU 2/27/1933 3 Baltimore Colts / 20th / 232nd pick / 1954
81 Ordell Braase 26 12 0 245 6-4 South Dakota 3/13/1932 1 Baltimore Colts / 14th / 160th pick / 1954
17 Ray Brown 22 P 12 12 195 6-2 Mississippi 9/7/1936 Rook Baltimore Colts / 5th / 50th pick / 1958
25 Jack Call 23 12 0 200 6-1 Colgate 7/30/1935 1 Baltimore Colts / 13th / 151st pick / 1957
20 Milt Davis 29 RDH 10 0 188 6-1 UCLA 5/31/1929 1 Detroit Lions / 8th / 97th pick / 1954
21 Art DeCarlo 27 12 0 196 6-2 Georgia 3/23/1931 5 Chicago Bears / 6th / 65th pick / 1953
70 Art Donovan 33 LDT 12 0 263 6-2 Notre Dame,Boston Col. 6/5/1925 8 New York Giants / 22nd / 204th pick / 1947
45 L.G. Dupre 26 LH 10 0 190 5-11 Baylor 9/10/1932 3 Baltimore Colts / 3rd / 27th pick / 1955
18 Dick Horn 28 5 0 195 6-1 Stanford 3/18/1930 Rook Dallas Texans / 17th / 194th pick / 1952
83 Don Joyce* 29 RDE 12 0 253 6-3 Tulane 10/8/1929 7 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 18th pick / 1951
78 Ray Krouse 31 12 0 263 6-3 Maryland 3/21/1927 7 New York Giants / 2nd / 25th pick / 1951
76 Gene Lipscomb*+ 27 RDT 12 0 284 6-6 none 8/9/1931 5
26 Lenny Lyles 22 KR 12 0 202 6-2 Louisville 1/26/1936 Rook Baltimore Colts / 1st / 11th pick / 1958
89 Gino Marchetti*+ 31 LDE 12 0 244 6-4 San Francisco 1/2/1927 6 Dallas Texans / 2nd / 14th pick / 1952
24 Lenny Moore*+ 25 RH 12 0 191 6-1 Penn St. 11/25/1933 2 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 9th pick / 1956
84 Jim Mutscheller 28 RE 12 0 205 6-1 Notre Dame 3/31/1930 4 Dallas Texans / 12th / 134th pick / 1952
65 Steve Myhra 24 K 12 0 237 6-1 Minnesota,North Dakota 4/2/1934 1 Baltimore Colts / 12th / 139th pick / 1956
80 Andy Nelson 25 LS 12 0 180 6-1 Memphis 5/27/1933 1 Baltimore Colts / 11th / 126th pick / 1957
50 Buzz Nutter 27 C 12 12 230 6-4 Virginia Tech 2/16/1931 4 Washington Redskins / 12th / 136th pick / 1953
77 Jim Parker*+ 24 LT 12 0 273 6-3 Ohio St. 4/3/1934 1 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 8th pick / 1957
36 Bill Pellington 31 LLB 12 0 234 6-2 Defiance,Rutgers 9/25/1927 5
79 Sherman Plunkett 25 12 0 290 6-4 Md-Eastern Shore 4/7/1933 Rook Cleveland Browns / 6th / 71st pick / 1956
60 George Preas 25 RT 12 0 244 6-2 Virginia Tech 6/25/1933 3 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 51st pick / 1955
31 Billy Pricer 24 12 0 208 5-10 Oklahoma 9/3/1934 1 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 65th pick / 1957
44 Bert Rechichar 28 12 0 209 6-1 Tennessee 7/16/1930 6 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 10th pick / 1952
47 Johnny Sample 22 12 0 203 6-1 Md-Eastern Shore 6/15/1936 Rook Baltimore Colts / 7th / 79th pick / 1958
68 Alex Sandusky 26 RG 12 12 235 6-1 Clarion 8/17/1932 4 Baltimore Colts / 16th / 184th pick / 1954
55 Leo Sanford 29 RLB 9 0 224 6-1 Louisiana Tech 10/4/1929 7 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 90th pick / 1951
14 George Shaw 25 qb 12 3 183 6-1 Oregon 7/25/1933 3 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 1st pick / 1955
66 Don Shinnick 23 MLB 12 0 232 6-0 UCLA 5/15/1935 1 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 20th pick / 1957
41 Jackie Simpson 24 2 0 183 5-10 Florida 4/2/1934 Rook Baltimore Colts / 4th / 44th pick / 1957
63 Art Spinney 31 LG 12 0 230 6-0 Boston Col. 11/8/1927 8 Baltimore Colts / 15th / 184th pick / 1950
41 Avatus Stone 27 1 0 195 6-1 Syracuse 4/21/1931 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 100th pick / 1953
52 Dick Szymanski 26 8 0 233 6-3 Notre Dame 10/7/1932 3 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 16th pick / 1955
23 Carl Taseff 30 LDH 12 0 192 5-11 John Carroll 9/28/1928 7 Cleveland Browns / 22nd / 267th pick / 1951
64 Fuzzy Thurston 25 4 0 247 6-1 Valparaiso 12/29/1933 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 54th pick / 1956
19 Johnny Unitas*+ 25 QB 10 9 194 6-1 Louisville 5/7/1933 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1955
Team Total 26.4 12 220.4 6-1.5 3.0