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1939 Green Bay Packers

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9-2-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1939 NFL Season Summary

Scored 233 points (21.2/g), 3rd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 153 points (13.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 80 points (7.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-3.0.

Coach: Curly Lambeau (9-2-0)

Stadium: City Stadium
 Training Camp: Green Bay East High School (Green Bay, Wisconsin)


Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Andy Uram* 24 1 5 52 rushes for 272 yards, 1 td, & 7 catches for 93 yards and 2 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 47th pick / 1938
TB Arnie Herber* 29 9 7 18 rushes for -11 yards, 1 td, & 1 catch for 18 yards and 0 td
FB Ed Jankowski* 26 2 6 75 rushes for 278 yards, 2 td, & 1 catch for 5 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1937
BB Larry Craig* 23 Rook 8 2 rushes for 6 yards, 0 td, & 3 catches for 44 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
LE Don Hutson*+ 26 4 8 34 catches for 846 yards, 6 td, & 5 rushes for 26 yards and 0 td
LT Baby Ray* 25 1 8
LG Russ Letlow* 26 3 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1936
C Bud Svendsen* 24 2 10 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
RG Buckets Goldenberg* 29 6 9
RT Bill Lee* 28 4 9
RE Carl Mulleneaux* 25 1 6 12 catches for 218 yards, 1 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Tiny Engebretsen* 29 7 4 4 of 8 field goals & 18 of 19 extra points
P Clarke Hinkle* 30 7 5 43 punts for a 40.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Frank Balazs* 21 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 18th / 169th pick / 1939
KR Frank Balazs* 21 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 18th / 169th pick / 1939

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Frank Balazs* 21 KR 5 0 212 6-2 Iowa 1/23/1918 Rook Green Bay Packers / 18th / 169th pick / 1939
John Biolo 23 1 0 188 5-10 Lake Forest 2/8/1916 Rook
John Brennan 2 0 204 6-1 Michigan Rook Green Bay Packers / 19th / 179th pick / 1939
Charley Brock* 23 c 10 1 207 6-2 Nebraska 3/15/1916 Rook Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 24th pick / 1939
Hank Bruder* 32 b 10 2 199 6-0 Northwestern 11/22/1907 8
Larry Buhler* 22 b 3 1 210 6-2 Minnesota 5/28/1917 Rook Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1939
Larry Craig* 23 BB 11 8 211 6-1 South Carolina 6/27/1916 Rook Green Bay Packers / 6th / 49th pick / 1939
Tiny Engebretsen* 29 K 11 4 238 6-1 Northwestern 7/27/1910 7
Milt Gantenbein* 29 re 11 5 193 6-0 Wisconsin 5/10/1910 8
Buckets Goldenberg* 29 RG 9 9 215 5-10 Wisconsin 3/10/1910 6
Tom Greenfield* 22 8 0 213 6-4 Arizona 11/10/1917 Rook Green Bay Packers / 15th / 139th pick / 1939
Arnie Herber* 29 TB 10 7 203 5-11 Wisconsin,Regis 4/2/1910 9
Clarke Hinkle* 30 fb 11 5 202 5-11 Bucknell 4/10/1909 7
Don Hutson*+ 26 LE 11 8 183 6-1 Alabama 1/31/1913 4
Cecil Isbell* 24 tb 11 5 190 6-1 Purdue 7/11/1915 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1938
Harry Jacunski* 24 e 11 2 200 6-2 Fordham 10/20/1915 Rook
Ed Jankowski* 26 FB 10 6 201 5-9 Wisconsin 6/23/1913 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1937
Paul Kell* 24 t 9 2 217 6-2 Notre Dame 7/8/1915 Rook Green Bay Packers / 8th / 69th pick / 1939
Warren Kilbourne 23 4 0 240 6-3 Minnesota 6/20/1916 Rook
Jimmy Lawrence* 25 3 0 190 5-10 TCU 3/15/1914 3 Chicago Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1936
Joe Laws* 28 hb 10 3 186 5-9 Iowa 6/16/1911 5
Bill Lee* 28 RT 11 9 231 6-2 Alabama 8/9/1911 4
Russ Letlow* 26 LG 10 6 214 6-0 San Francisco 10/5/1913 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1936
Allen Moore* 30 5 0 218 6-2 Texas A&M 3/12/1909 Rook
Carl Mulleneaux* 25 RE 11 6 209 6-3 Utah St. 9/16/1914 1
Baby Ray* 25 LT 11 8 249 6-6 Vanderbilt 9/30/1914 1
Herm Schneidman 27 1 0 200 5-11 Iowa 11/22/1912 4
Charlie Schultz* 24 t 9 1 230 6-3 Minnesota 10/8/1915 Rook Green Bay Packers / 20th / 189th pick / 1939
Ernie Smith* 30 t 6 2 224 6-2 USC 11/26/1909 4
Frank Steen 26 e 3 1 190 6-1 Rice 10/5/1913 Rook
Bud Svendsen* 24 C 11 10 190 6-1 Minnesota 2/7/1915 2 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 39th pick / 1937
Tuffy Thompson 25 hb 1 1 172 5-11 Minnesota 9/28/1914 2
Pete Tinsley* 26 g 10 1 205 5-8 Georgia 3/16/1913 1 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 97th pick / 1938
Frank Twedell 22 4 0 220 5-11 Minnesota 5/29/1917 Rook Green Bay Packers / 7th / 59th pick / 1939
Andy Uram* 24 HB 10 5 188 5-10 Minnesota 3/21/1915 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 47th pick / 1938
Dick Weisgerber* 26 b 4 1 205 5-10 Willamette 2/19/1913 1
Gust Zarnas* 26 g 5 2 220 5-10 Ohio St. 12/16/1913 1 Chicago Bears / 5th / 40th pick / 1938
Dick Zoll 26 1 0 218 5-11 Indiana 12/10/1913 2
Team Total 25.1 11 207.5 6-0.4 2.3