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1929 Frankford Yellow Jackets

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9-4-5, Finished 3rd in NFL  · 1929 NFL Season Summary

Scored 129 points (7.2/g), 8th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 128 points (7.1/g), 5th.
 Differential of 1 points (0.1/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 9.1-8.9.

Coach: Bull Behman (9-4-5)

Stadium: Frankford Stadium

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 129 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 128 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 28 boxscore W 1-0 Dayton Triangles 14 7
2 Sat October 5 boxscore W 2-0 Buffalo Bisons 19 0
3 Sun October 6 boxscore W 3-0 @ Buffalo Bisons 13 0
4 Sun October 13 boxscore L 3-1 @ Green Bay Packers 2 14
4 Sat October 19 boxscore T 3-1-1 Orange Tornadoes 6 6
5 Sun October 20 boxscore L 3-2-1 @ New York Giants 0 32
5 Sat October 26 boxscore T 3-2-2 Staten Island Stapletons 6 6
6 Sun October 27 boxscore W 4-2-2 @ Staten Island Stapletons 3 0
6 Sat November 2 boxscore W 5-2-2 Chicago Cardinals 8 0
7 Sat November 9 boxscore W 6-2-2 Providence Steam Roller 7 0
8 Sun November 10 boxscore W 7-2-2 @ Providence Steam Roller 7 6
8 Sat November 16 boxscore W 8-2-2 Chicago Bears 20 14
9 Sun November 17 boxscore T 8-2-3 @ Orange Tornadoes 0 0
9 Sat November 23 boxscore W 9-2-3 Minneapolis Red Jackets 24 0
10 Thu November 28 boxscore T 9-2-4 Green Bay Packers 0 0
11 Sun December 1 boxscore T 9-2-5 @ Chicago Bears 0 0
11 Sat December 7 boxscore L 9-3-5 New York Giants 0 12
12 Sun December 8 boxscore L 9-4-5 @ New York Giants 0 31

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Ed Halicki 24 TB 17 8 3 3 6 6 1 45
Wally Diehl FB 18 16 6 6 36
Ken Mercer 26 wb 13 7 1 1 6 2 18
Two-Bits Homan 31 BB 17 13 2 2 12
George Barna 21 K/KR/P/PR/RE 17 13 1 1 6
Wild Bill Kelly 24 bb 17 8 1 1 6
Tony Kostos 24 e 19 16 1 1 6
Arnie Oehlrich 24 WB 17 14 1 1 6
Team Total 24.3 18 10 8 1 19 12 3 135
Opp Total 18 128

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1929-09-28 DAY W, 14-7 1 6 rush Wally Diehl 6 yard rush (Ken Mercer kick)
2 1929-09-28 DAY W, 14-7 2 30 pass Ed Halicki 30 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Ed Halicki kick)
3 1929-10-05 BUF W, 19-0 4 2 rush Wally Diehl 2 yard rush (Ken Mercer kick)
4 1929-10-05 BUF W, 19-0 4 24 pass Two-Bits Homan 24 yard pass from Wally Diehl
5 1929-10-05 BUF W, 19-0 4 1 rush Ed Halicki 1 yard rush
6 1929-10-06 @ BUF W, 13-0 1 pass Arnie Oehlrich unknown yard pass from Ken Mercer
7 1929-10-06 @ BUF W, 13-0 2 pass Ed Halicki unknown yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Ed Halicki kick)
8 1929-10-19 TOR T, 6-6 2 5 rush Wild Bill Kelly 5 yard rush
9 1929-10-26 SIS T, 6-6 1 10 pass Two-Bits Homan 10 yard pass from Ken Mercer
10 1929-11-02 CRD W, 8-0 1 rush Wally Diehl unknown yard rush
11 1929-11-09 PRV W, 7-0 2 8 rush Wally Diehl 8 yard rush (Ed Halicki kick)
12 1929-11-10 @ PRV W, 7-6 4 3 rush Ed Halicki 3 yard rush (Ed Halicki kick)
13 1929-11-16 CHI W, 20-14 1 32 rush Ed Halicki 32 yard rush (Ed Halicki kick)
14 1929-11-16 CHI W, 20-14 1 35 fumble George Barna 35 yard fumble return
15 1929-11-16 CHI W, 20-14 4 pass Ed Halicki unknown yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Ed Halicki kick)
16 1929-11-23 MIN W, 24-0 2 18 rush Wally Diehl 18 yard rush (Ken Mercer kick)
17 1929-11-23 MIN W, 24-0 3 pass Tony Kostos unknown yard pass from Ken Mercer (Ken Mercer kick)
18 1929-11-23 MIN W, 24-0 3 10 rush Wally Diehl 10 yard rush (Ken Mercer kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1929-09-28 DAY L, 7-14 3 30 fumble Al Graham 30 yard fumble return (Pat Duffy kick)
2 1929-10-13 @ GNB W, 14-2 1 46 pass Eddie Kotal 46 yard pass from Verne Lewellen (Red Dunn kick)
3 1929-10-13 @ GNB W, 14-2 4 2 rush Verne Lewellen 2 yard rush (Bo Molenda kick)
4 1929-10-19 TOR T, 6-6 3 rush Frank Kirkleski unknown yard rush
5 1929-10-20 @ NYG W, 32-0 2 18 pass Hap Moran 18 yard pass from Benny Friedman
6 1929-10-20 @ NYG W, 32-0 2 43 pass Ray Flaherty 43 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
7 1929-10-20 @ NYG W, 32-0 2 25 pass Jack Hagerty 25 yard pass from Benny Friedman
8 1929-10-20 @ NYG W, 32-0 3 55 rush Mule Wilson 55 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
9 1929-10-20 @ NYG W, 32-0 4 33 rush Mickey Murtagh 33 yard rush
10 1929-10-26 SIS T, 6-6 2 12 pass Tom Leary 12 yard pass from Doug Wycoff
11 1929-11-10 @ PRV L, 6-7 1 22 pass Jimmy Conzelman 22 yard pass from Wildcat Wilson
12 1929-11-16 CHI L, 14-20 1 7 pass Luke Johnsos 7 yard pass from Walt Holmer (Joey Sternaman kick)
13 1929-11-16 CHI L, 14-20 4 pass Luke Johnsos unknown yard pass from Walt Holmer (Joey Sternaman kick)
14 1929-12-07 NYG W, 12-0 1 23 rush Benny Friedman 23 yard rush
15 1929-12-07 NYG W, 12-0 4 56 interception Tiny Feather 56 yard interception return
16 1929-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 1 3 rush Snitz Snyder 3 yard rush
17 1929-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 2 pass Ray Flaherty unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman
18 1929-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 2 pass Jack Hagerty unknown yard pass from Tony Plansky
19 1929-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 2 pass Len Sedbrook unknown yard pass from Tony Plansky (extra point pass successful)
20 1929-12-08 @ NYG W, 31-0 4 rush Len Sedbrook unknown yard rush