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1947 Chicago Rockets

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1-13-0, Finished 4th in AAFC West Division  · 1947 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 263 points (18.8/g), 6th of 8 in the AAFC. Allowed 425 points (30.4/g), 8th.
 Differential of -162 points (-11.6/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 3.4-10.6.

Coach: Jim Crowley (0-10-0) and Hampton Pool (1-3-0)

 Training Camp: Walsh Field (Two Rivers, Wisconsin)

Team Info

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 263 3878 742 5.2 52 26 11 155 157 341 2358 23 26 6.9 75 401 1520 9 3.8 69
Team Defense 425 4958 852 5.8 39 20 8 200 140 288 2206 20 19 7.7 76 564 2752 34 4.9 116
Lg Rank Offense 6 6 8 8 7 2 2 3 8 5 8 7 7 6
Lg Rank Defense 8 8 3 3 8 4 6 5 4 6 7 8 8 7

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri August 29 boxscore L 0-1 Los Angeles Dons 21 24 12 304 175 129 2 13 279 140 139 2
2 Fri September 5 boxscore L 0-2 @ New York Yankees 26 48 8 221 102 119 2 11 381 146 235 2
3 Sun September 14 boxscore L 0-3 @ Buffalo Bills 20 28 16 330 175 155 3 11 265 102 163 2
4 Fri September 19 boxscore L 0-4 Buffalo Bills 14 31 9 245 162 83 1 15 448 304 144 2
5 Fri September 26 boxscore L 0-5 Cleveland Browns 21 41 9 322 195 127 10 14 395 163 232 4
6 Fri October 3 boxscore L 0-6 Brooklyn Dodgers 31 35 17 414 212 202 3 16 319 63 256
7 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-7 @ San Francisco 49ers 28 42 7 309 273 36 8 16 357 116 241 5
7 Sun October 19 boxscore L 0-8 @ Cleveland Browns 28 31 17 365 260 105 2 16 456 297 159 2
9 Fri October 24 boxscore L 0-9 New York Yankees 7 28 4 132 152 -20 2 16 457 62 395 2
9 Fri October 31 boxscore L 0-10 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 3 7 11 207 47 160 2 9 200 88 112 1
11 Fri November 7 boxscore W 1-10 Baltimore Colts 27 21 7 201 53 148 1 17 348 274 74 2
12 Fri November 21 boxscore L 1-11 San Francisco 49ers 16 41 15 287 170 117 3 16 432 213 219 3
13 Sun November 30 boxscore L 1-12 @ Baltimore Colts 7 14 13 315 239 76 5 17 318 109 209 5
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 1-13 @ Los Angeles Dons 14 34 8 213 137 76 4 13 314 131 183 4

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Sam Vacanti 25 QB 13 8 96 225 42.7 1571 16 7.1 16 7.1 0 7.0 5.2 16.4 120.8 60.8 0 0
Al Dekdebrun 26 qb 12 5 45 75 60.0 556 5 6.7 7 9.3 0 7.4 4.5 12.4 46.3 66.3 0 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer 22 b 2 2 9 22 40.9 143 1 4.5 0 0.0 0 6.5 7.4 15.9 71.5 78.4 0 0
Angelo Bertelli 26 1 0 2 7 28.6 -5 0 0.0 2 28.6 0 -0.7 -13.6 -2.5 -5.0 0.0 0 0
Bill Daley 28 FB 14 12 3 6 50.0 70 1 16.7 1 16.7 0 11.7 7.5 23.3 5.0 92.4 0 0
Norm Cox 22 2 0 1 2 50.0 9 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 4.5 4.5 9.0 4.5 62.5 0 0
Fred Evans 26 LH 9 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Bill Bass b 14 3 1 1 100.0 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 14.0 14.0 14.0 1.0 118.7 0 0
Elroy Hirsch 24 lh 5 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 25.3 14 157 341 46.0 2358 23 6.7 26 7.6 14 6.9 4.8 15.0 168.4 60.0 0 0
Opp Total 14 140 288 48.6 2206 20 6.9 19 6.6 7.7 6.08 15.8 157.6 70.2 0 0 7.7 6.1 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
Bill Daley 28 FB 14 12 121 447 4 0 3.7 31.9 8.6 12 116 9.7 0 0 0.9 8.3 563 4 0
Ray Ramsey 26 KR/PR/RH 14 10 70 433 2 0 6.2 30.9 5.0 35 768 21.9 8 80 2.5 54.9 1201 10 0
Bill Kellagher 27 fb 14 2 42 243 0 0 5.8 17.4 3.0 3 22 7.3 0 0 0.2 1.6 265 0 0
Ted Scalissi 26 hb 10 1 35 37 0 0 1.1 3.7 3.5 5 67 13.4 2 0 0.5 6.7 104 2 0
Bill Bass b 14 3 28 44 0 0 1.6 3.1 2.0 8 79 9.9 1 0 0.6 5.6 123 1 0
Elroy Hirsch 24 lh 5 4 23 51 1 0 2.2 10.2 4.6 10 282 28.2 3 76 2.0 56.4 333 4 0
Fred Evans 26 LH 9 6 20 110 1 0 5.5 12.2 2.2 4 53 13.3 0 0 0.4 5.9 163 1 0
Al Dekdebrun 26 qb 12 5 20 71 0 0 3.6 5.9 1.7 71 0 0
Ernie Lewis 23 P 14 0 13 47 0 0 3.6 3.4 0.9 47 0 0
Bill Schroeder 24 hb 12 3 11 45 0 0 4.1 3.8 0.9 2 19 9.5 1 0 0.2 1.6 64 1 0
Sam Vacanti 25 QB 13 8 11 -9 1 0 -0.8 -0.7 0.8 -9 1 0
Bob Hoernschemeyer 22 b 2 2 5 2 0 0 0.4 1.0 2.5 1 4 4.0 1 4 0.5 2.0 6 1 0
Angelo Bertelli 26 1 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2.0 1.0 2 0 0
Norm Cox 22 2 0 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -1.5 0.5 -3 0 0
Max Morris 22 LE 14 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 239 10.9 1 0 1.6 17.1 239 1 0
John Harrington 26 e 13 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 233 13.7 3 0 1.3 17.9 233 3 0
Pat Lahey 28 e 13 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 148 11.4 0 0 1.0 11.4 148 0 0
Jerry Mulready 24 RE 9 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 108 15.4 0 0 0.8 12.0 108 0 0
Frank Quillen 27 e 6 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 113 16.1 1 0 1.2 18.8 113 1 0
Bob Dove 26 de 13 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 61 10.2 1 0 0.5 4.7 61 1 0
Ray Ebli 28 e 5 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 38 9.5 1 0 0.8 7.6 38 1 0
John Rokisky 32 K 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 0.6 8 0 0
Team Total 25.3 14 401 1520 9 2 3.8 108.6 28.6 157 2358 15.0 23 80 11.2 168.4 3878 32 0
Opp Total 14 564 2752 34 4.9 196.6 40.3 140 2206 15.8 20 10.0 157.6 4958 54 32

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Ray Ramsey 26 KR/PR/RH 14 10 11 131 0 0 11.9 16 406 0 0 25.4 1738
Bill Bass b 14 3 10 85 0 0 8.5 12 264 0 0 22.0 472
Fred Evans 26 LH 9 6 2 20 0 0 10.0 8 159 0 0 19.9 342
Ted Scalissi 26 hb 10 1 2 26 0 0 13.0 8 171 0 0 21.4 301
Bill Daley 28 FB 14 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 7 145 0 0 20.7 711
Elroy Hirsch 24 lh 5 4 2 24 0 0 12.0 6 172 0 0 28.7 529
Bill Schroeder 24 hb 12 3 5 92 0 0 18.4 156
Pat Lahey 28 e 13 4 2 18 0 0 9.0 166
Bob Dove 26 de 13 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 77
Bob Hoernschemeyer 22 b 2 2 1 11 0 11 11.0 17
John Kuzman 32 LT 13 7 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
Harley McCollum 31 RT 13 9 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
Max Morris 22 LE 14 8 1 13 0 13 13.0 252
Team Total 25.3 14 28 289 0 3 10.3 69 1483 0 16 21.5 5650
Opp Total 14 41 2149 1 52.4 45 1067 1 23.7

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
Ernie Lewis 23 P 14 0 65 2549 0 4 39.2
John Rokisky 32 K 14 1 8 4 50.0% 35 33 94.3%
Fred Evans 26 LH 9 6 2 73 0 0 36.5
Angelo Bertelli 26 1 0 1 0.0%
Team Total 25.3 14 9 4 44.4% 35 33 94.3% 67 2622 0 4 39.1
Opp Total 14 18 7 38.9% 58 56 96.6% 53 2102 39.7

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Bill Kellagher 27 fb 14 2 6 77 0 0 0
Ray Ramsey 26 KR/PR/RH 14 10 5 66 0 0 0
Bill Schroeder 24 hb 12 3 4 148 2 0 0
Bill Bass b 14 3 2 104 1 0 0
Alex Agase 25 RG 11 11 1 4 0 4 0
Fran Mattingly 28 1 0 1 1 0 1 0
Team Total 25.3 14 19 400 3 4 0
Opp Total 14 32 12

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Ray Ramsey 26 KR/PR/RH 14 10 2 8 10 60
John Rokisky 32 K 14 1 33 4 45
Bill Daley 28 FB 14 12 4 4 24
Elroy Hirsch 24 lh 5 4 1 3 4 24
John Harrington 26 e 13 3 3 3 18
Bill Schroeder 24 hb 12 3 1 2 3 18
Bill Bass b 14 3 1 1 2 12
Max Morris 22 LE 14 8 1 1 2 12
Ted Scalissi 26 hb 10 1 2 2 12
Bob Dove 26 de 13 3 1 1 6
Ray Ebli 28 e 5 2 1 1 6
Fred Evans 26 LH 9 6 1 1 6
Bob Hoernschemeyer 22 b 2 2 1 1 6
Frank Quillen 27 e 6 2 1 1 6
Sam Vacanti 25 QB 13 8 1 1 6
Team Total 25.3 14 9 23 3 1 36 33 4 1 261
Opp Total 14 34 20 1 1 2 56 7 425