Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1939 Draftees

News: s-r blog:Stadium Histories Added

1939 Detroit Lions

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

6-5-0, NFL West Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 145 points (13.2/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 150 points (13.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of -5 points (-0.5/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 5.3-5.7.

Coach: Gus Henderson (6-5-0)

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

Our Customizable Draft Finder lets you slice and dice the draft in more ways than you can imagine.

Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 7 DET Johnny Pingel TB 1 1939 1939 0 0 1 0 9 27 48 343 3 4 74 301 1 Michigan St.
3 22 DET Howie Weiss FB 2 1939 1940 0 0 1 0 20 116 448 3 8 81 0 Wisconsin
5 37 DET Steve Maronic T 2 1939 1940 0 0 0 0 15 North Carolina
6 47 DET Joe Wendlick E 2 1940 1941 0 0 1 0 19 15 151 0 Oregon St.
7 57 DET Darrell Tully TB 1 1939 1939 0 0 0 0 9 20 75 356 2 13 31 50 1 Texas A&M-Commerce
8 67 DET Dick Trzuskowski T 0 0 0 Idaho
9 77 DET Bill Callihan B 6 1940 1945 0 0 5 0 62 3 8 34 1 4 33 105 1 32 387 4 Nebraska
10 87 DET Ray George T 2 1939 1940 0 1 1 0 13 USC
11 97 DET Tony Calvelli C 3 1939 1947 0 0 1 0 31 Stanford
12 107 DET Jim Coughlan E 0 0 0 Santa Clara
13 117 DET Prescott Hutchins G 0 0 0 Oregon St.
14 127 DET Art Means G 0 0 0 Washington
15 137 DET Gene Hodge E 0 0 0 East Texas St.
16 147 DET Bill Lazetich WB 2 1939 1942 0 0 0 0 15 9 42 1 14 109 2 Montana
17 157 DET Ralph Niehaus T 1 1939 1939 0 0 0 0 6 Dayton
18 167 DET Dutch Niemant B 0 0 0 New Mexico
19 177 DET Tony Tonelli C 1 1939 1939 0 0 0 0 9 USC
20 187 DET Jim McDonald C 0 0 0 Illinois
21 192 DET Merrill Waters E 0 0 0 BYU
22 197 DET Al Howe T 0 0 0