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1938 Chicago Cardinals

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2-9-0, Finished 5th in NFL West Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 111 points (10.1/g), 9th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 168 points (15.3/g), 8th.
 Differential of -57 points (-5.2/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 3.0-8.0.

Coach: Milan Creighton (2-9-0)

 Training Camp: Morgan Park Military Academy (Chicago, Illinois)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
TB Dwight Sloan 24 Rook 7 56 rushes for 126 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 10 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 85th pick / 1938
FB Buddy Parker 25 3 10 45 rushes for 144 yards, 2 td, & 16 catches for 142 yards and 0 td
BB Frank Patrick 23 Rook 5 1 rush for 1 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 21 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 20th pick / 1938
WB Jimmy Lawrence 24 2 9 78 rushes for 207 yards, 3 td, & 14 catches for 105 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1936
LE Gaynell Tinsley* 23 1 10 41 catches for 516 yards, 1 td, & 4 rushes for 26 yards and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1937
LT Tony Blazine 26 3 10
LG Bree Cuppoletti 28 4 8
C Phil Dougherty* 26 Rook 4 Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 75th pick / 1938
RG Ross Carter 24 2 10 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 69th pick / 1936
RT Al Babartsky 23 Rook 6 Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 35th pick / 1938
RE Bill Smith 26 4 11 18 catches for 338 yards, 1 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Frank Patrick 23 Rook 5 1 of 4 field goals & 8 of 8 extra points Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 20th pick / 1938
P Sam Agee 23 Rook 1
PR Sam Agee 23 Rook 1
KR Sam Agee 23 Rook 1

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Sam Agee 23 KR 10 1 218 6-1 Vanderbilt 10/21/1915 Rook
Al Babartsky 23 RT 6 6 225 6-0 Fordham 4/19/1915 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 5th / 35th pick / 1938
Conway Baker 27 g 11 4 228 5-11 Centenary 9/9/1911 2
Jonathan Bilbo 24 8 0 195 6-0 Mississippi 10/17/1914 Rook
Tony Blazine 26 LT 11 10 232 6-0 Illinois Wesleyan 1/2/1912 3
Ray Burnett 24 1 0 Arkansas Tech,Central Arkansas 1/29/1914 Rook
Ross Carter 24 RG 11 10 200 6-0 Oregon 3/10/1914 2 Chicago Cardinals / 8th / 69th pick / 1936
Ed Cherry 25 2 0 208 6-0 Hardin-Simmons 7/16/1913 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 55th pick / 1938
Pat Coffee 23 tb 10 1 183 5-11 LSU 8/3/1915 1
Bree Cuppoletti 28 LG 11 8 200 5-10 Oregon 6/19/1910 4
Versil Deskin 25 e 11 1 200 6-0 Drake 2/14/1913 3
Phil Dougherty* 26 C 8 4 185 5-11 Santa Clara 9/20/1912 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 9th / 75th pick / 1938
Len Dugan 28 c 8 3 218 6-0 Wichita St. 2/19/1910 2
Elwyn Dunstan 23 4 0 238 6-3 Portland 2/4/1915 Rook
Ev Fisher 24 11 0 205 5-11 Santa Clara 3/1/1914 Rook
Bob Hoel 25 g 4 1 208 6-0 Pittsburgh 6/5/1913 3
Jimmy Lawrence 24 WB 11 9 190 5-10 TCU 3/15/1914 2 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1936
John Marrow 24 5 0 230 5-11 Nebraska-Kearney 7/8/1914 1
Bill May 25 1 0 188 5-11 LSU 2/4/1913 1
Bob McGee 26 1 0 210 6-0 Santa Clara 7/28/1912 Rook
Lee Mulleneaux 30 c 4 4 221 6-2 Northern Arizona 4/1/1908 6
Earl Nolan 24 t 4 2 205 6-1 Arizona 3/8/1914 1
Hal Pangle 26 b 4 1 200 5-10 Oregon St. 5/4/1912 3
Buddy Parker 25 FB 10 10 193 6-0 North Texas,Centenary 12/16/1913 3
Frank Patrick 23 BB 7 5 190 5-11 Pittsburgh 10/3/1915 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 3rd / 20th pick / 1938
Milt Popovich 25 7 0 196 5-11 Montana 12/29/1913 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 15th pick / 1938
Jack Robbins 22 tb 9 3 183 6-2 Arkansas 1/23/1916 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1938
Doug Russell 27 tb 8 2 187 6-0 Muskingum,Kansas St. 6/11/1911 4
Dwight Sloan 24 TB 10 7 180 5-10 Arkansas 4/7/1914 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 10th / 85th pick / 1938
Bill Smith 26 RE 11 11 198 6-1 Washington 1/3/1912 4
Gaynell Tinsley* 23 LE 11 10 198 6-1 LSU 2/1/1915 1 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 12th pick / 1937
Pete Tyler 24 bb 10 5 190 5-11 Hardin-Simmons 6/18/1914 1
Billy Volok 28 g 11 3 215 6-2 Tulsa 3/23/1910 4
Team Total 25.0 11 197.5 5-9.7 1.5