Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Teams > Detroit Lions > 1938 Starters, Roster, & Players

1938 Detroit Lions

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

7-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 119 points (10.8/g), 8th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 108 points (9.8/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 11 points (1.0/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 6.1-4.9.

Coach: Dutch Clark (7-4-0)

 Training Camp: Cranbrook Educational Community (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)

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 Vern Huffman 24 1 8 69 rushes for 181 yards, 1 td, & 1 catch for 17 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1937
FB Ace Gutowsky 29 6 9 131 rushes for 444 yards, 2 td, & 1 catch for 25 yards and 0 td
BB Fred Vanzo 22 Rook 7 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 52 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1938
WB Lloyd Cardwell* 25 1 6 73 rushes for 294 yards, 4 td, & 9 catches for 138 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 1937
LE Ed Klewicki 26 3 8 3 catches for 57 yards, 0 td, & 10 rushes for 76 yards and 0 td
LT Jack Johnson 29 4 7
LG Sid Wagner 26 2 9 Detroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1936
C Dixie Stokes 25 1 6
RG Bill Feldhaus 26 1 6
RT Bob Reynolds 24 1 8 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 52nd pick / 1936
RE Monk Moscrip 25 Rook 6 6 catches for 118 yards, 1 td Brooklyn Dodgers / 9th / 76th pick / 1936
 Special Teams Starters
K Regis Monahan 30 3 1 4 of 5 field goals & 2 of 4 extra points
P Lou Barle 22 Rook 0
PR Lou Barle 22 Rook 0
KR Lou Barle 22 Rook 0

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Lou Barle 22 KR 1 0 205 6-1 Minnesota-Duluth 6/23/1916 Rook
Ernie Caddel 27 wb 7 4 199 6-2 Stanford 3/12/1911 5
Lloyd Cardwell* 25 WB 10 6 195 6-2 Nebraska 4/19/1913 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 1937
George Christensen 29 t 11 3 238 6-2 Oregon 12/13/1909 7
Dutch Clark 32 6 0 185 6-0 Colorado Col. 10/11/1906 7
Bill Feldhaus 26 RG 11 6 226 6-0 Cincinnati 12/8/1912 1
Les Graham 22 g 11 2 215 6-0 Tulsa 7/1/1916 Rook
Ace Gutowsky 29 FB 11 9 201 5-11 Oklahoma City 8/2/1909 6
Chuck Hanneman 24 e 10 2 220 6-0 East. Michigan 9/26/1914 1
Vern Huffman 24 TB 11 8 215 6-2 Indiana 12/18/1914 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 27th pick / 1937
Jack Johnson 29 LT 10 7 216 6-4 Utah 11/28/1909 4
Ed Klewicki 26 LE 10 8 209 5-10 Michigan St. 5/6/1912 3
Jack Mackenroth 22 2 0 215 6-2 North Dakota 6/29/1916 Rook
Tony Matisi 24 t 5 1 230 6-2 Pittsburgh 8/23/1914 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 4th / 29th pick / 1938
Jim McDonald 23 b 11 4 193 6-1 Ohio St. 6/9/1915 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1938
Regis Monahan 30 K 9 1 216 5-10 Ohio St. 11/15/1908 3
Butch Morse 28 e 8 4 199 6-2 Oregon 12/5/1910 3
Monk Moscrip 25 RE 11 6 195 6-0 Stanford 9/17/1913 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 9th / 76th pick / 1936
Dick Nardi 23 b 8 1 200 5-10 Ohio St. 9/25/1915 Rook Detroit Lions / 8th / 66th pick / 1938
Maury Patt 23 e 10 2 205 6-2 Carnegie Mellon 1/31/1915 Rook Detroit Lions / 5th / 47th pick / 1937
Bill Radovich* 23 g 10 4 238 5-10 USC 6/24/1915 Rook
Bob Reynolds 24 RT 11 8 221 6-4 Stanford 3/30/1914 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 52nd pick / 1936
Bill Rogers 25 t 7 3 243 5-11 Villanova 6/24/1913 Rook
Kent Ryan 23 9 0 193 6-2 Utah St. 2/2/1915 Rook
Bill Shepherd 27 fb 9 3 198 5-9 West. Maryland 12/4/1911 3
Dixie Stokes 25 C 10 6 205 6-0 Centenary 8/24/1913 1
Paul Szakash 25 e 7 2 213 6-0 Montana 5/5/1913 Rook Detroit Lions / 7th / 56th pick / 1938
Fred Vanzo 22 BB 10 7 230 6-2 Northwestern 1/8/1916 Rook New York Giants / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1938
Sid Wagner 26 LG 11 9 192 5-11 Michigan St. 10/29/1912 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 8th pick / 1936
Alex Wojciechowicz 23 c 11 5 217 5-11 Fordham 8/12/1915 Rook Detroit Lions / 1st / 6th pick / 1938
Team Total 25.2 11 210.9 6-0.5 1.6