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1946 New York Yankees

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10-3-1, Finished 1st in AAFC East Division  · 1946 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 270 points (19.3/g), 4th of 9 in the AAFC. Allowed 192 points (13.7/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 78 points (5.6/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.7-4.3.

Coach: Ray Flaherty (10-3-1)

 Training Camp: Gonzaga University (Spokane, Washington)

Team Info

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 270 3490 788 4.4 45 24 6 158 129 274 1645 13 21 6.0 54 514 1845 17 3.6 98
Team Defense 192 2619 701 3.7 34 18 11 119 123 252 1564 13 16 6.2 47 449 1055 9 2.3 61
Lg Rank Offense 4 4 5 6 3 5 7 7 2 6 3 5 3 4
Lg Rank Defense 3 1 8 7 1 1 2 2 7 3 2 2 3 2

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 8 boxscore W 1-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 7 13 194 62 132 1 6 180 94 86 3
2 Sat September 14 boxscore W 2-0 Buffalo Bisons 21 10 14 286 58 228 3 5 102 38 64 3
2 Fri September 20 boxscore T 2-0-1 @ Chicago Rockets 17 17 10 238 133 105 3 9 227 170 57 1
4 Sun September 29 boxscore L 2-1-1 @ Cleveland Browns 7 24 7 149 113 36 5 11 295 144 151 5
6 Fri October 4 boxscore W 3-1-1 @ Buffalo Bisons 21 13 7 193 75 118 2 11 223 92 131 5
6 Sat October 12 boxscore L 3-2-1 Cleveland Browns 0 7 10 237 47 190 5 5 67 43 24
7 Sat October 19 boxscore W 4-2-1 Brooklyn Dodgers 21 10 17 328 179 149 1 8 165 150 15 1
7 Sun October 27 boxscore W 5-2-1 @ Los Angeles Dons 31 17 9 284 152 132 2 11 299 198 101 4
9 Sun November 3 boxscore W 6-2-1 Miami Seahawks 24 21 15 375 165 210 2 10 214 82 132 1
10 Sun November 10 boxscore W 7-2-1 Los Angeles Dons 17 12 7 130 87 43 1 10 210 149 61 2
11 Sun November 17 boxscore W 8-2-1 San Francisco 49ers 10 9 13 253 178 75 2 9 174 55 119 3
12 Sun November 24 boxscore L 8-3-1 Chicago Rockets 28 38 14 314 154 160 10 9 264 177 87 2
12 Thu November 28 boxscore W 9-3-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 21 7 11 219 48 171 1 5 86 82 4 2
13 Mon December 9 boxscore W 10-3-1 @ Miami Seahawks 31 0 11 294 187 107 2 11 114 92 22 4
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 22 boxscore L 10-4-1 @ Cleveland Browns 9 14 10 146 81 65 2 18 325 213 112 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Ace Parker 34 tb 12 4 62 115 53.9 763 8 7.0 3 2.6 75 6.6 6.9 12.3 63.6 87.0
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR/P/PR/TB 13 9 33 79 41.8 411 4 5.1 9 11.4 47 5.2 1.1 12.5 31.6 35.9
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 21 48 43.8 279 1 2.1 4 8.3 0 5.8 2.5 13.3 21.5 35.0
Frankie Sinkwich 26 4 0 5 12 41.7 61 0 0.0 2 16.7 0 5.1 -2.4 12.2 15.3 18.4 0 0
Eddie Prokop 24 FB 12 3 4 11 36.4 72 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 6.5 6.5 18.0 6.0 59.7
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 2 6 33.3 45 0 0.0 3 50.0 0 7.5 -15.0 22.5 3.5 21.5 0 0
Pug Manders 33 fb 13 4 2 3 66.7 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 4.7 4.7 7.0 1.1 77.1 0 0
Team Total 27.3 14 129 274 47.1 1645 13 4.7 21 7.7 75 6.0 3.5 12.8 117.5 50.2 0 0
Opp Total 14 123 252 48.8 1564 13 5.2 16 6.3 6.2 4.38 12.7 111.7 59.4 0 0 6.2 4.4 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR/P/PR/TB 13 9 140 709 6 0 5.1 54.5 10.8 17 259 15.2 3 0 1.3 19.9 968 9 0
Ace Parker 34 tb 12 4 75 184 3 0 2.5 15.3 6.3 184 3 0
Eddie Prokop 24 FB 12 3 65 236 1 0 3.6 19.7 5.4 5 52 10.4 1 0 0.4 4.3 288 2 0
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 58 179 2 0 3.1 13.8 4.5 11 59 5.4 0 0 0.8 4.5 238 2 0
Pug Manders 33 fb 13 4 49 168 3 0 3.4 12.9 3.8 3 49 16.3 0 0 0.2 3.8 217 3 0
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 45 135 1 0 3.0 10.4 3.5 135 1 0
Dewey Proctor 25 4 0 23 76 1 0 3.3 19.0 5.8 3 32 10.7 1 0 0.8 8.0 108 2 0
Harvey Johnson 27 K/RT 13 2 16 63 0 0 3.9 4.8 1.2 2 19 9.5 0 0 0.2 1.5 82 0 0
Lowell Wagner 23 WB 13 7 15 29 0 0 1.9 2.2 1.2 9 126 14.0 1 0 0.7 9.7 155 1 0
Bob Morrow 28 bb 13 6 8 54 0 0 6.8 4.2 0.6 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.5 60 0 0
Bob Sweiger 27 wb 13 5 7 22 0 0 3.1 1.7 0.5 8 55 6.9 1 0 0.6 4.2 77 1 0
Frankie Sinkwich 26 4 0 7 20 0 0 2.9 5.0 1.8 20 0 0
Lloyd Cheatham 27 BB 13 7 3 2 0 0 0.7 0.2 0.2 4 54 13.5 1 15 0.3 4.2 56 1 0
Harry Burrus 25 b 11 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 10 251 25.1 1 0 0.9 22.8 254 1 0
Jack Russell 27 le 14 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 223 9.7 4 0 1.6 15.9 223 4 0
Bruce Alford 25 RE 13 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 173 13.3 0 0 1.0 13.3 173 0 0
Bob Masterson 31 LE 14 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 119 11.9 0 0 0.7 8.5 119 0 0
Perry Schwartz 31 e 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 82 16.4 0 0 0.4 5.9 82 0 0
Mel Conger 27 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 61 20.3 0 0 0.4 8.7 61 0 0
Henry Stanton 26 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 25 12.5 0 0 0.3 4.2 25 0 0
Team Total 27.3 14 512 1880 17 3 3.7 134.3 36.6 129 1645 12.8 13 15 9.2 117.5 3525 30 0
Opp Total 14 449 1055 9 2.3 75.4 32.1 123 1564 12.7 13 8.8 111.7 2619 22 39

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR/P/PR/TB 13 9 17 257 1 75 15.1 13 395 1 103 30.4 1620
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 15 205 0 0 13.7 4 81 0 0 20.3 421
Ace Parker 34 tb 12 4 8 85 0 0 10.6 2 27 0 0 13.5 296
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 3 20 0 0 6.7 4 105 0 0 26.3 363
Eddie Prokop 24 FB 12 3 4 116 1 77 29.0 2 47 0 0 23.5 451
Bob Sweiger 27 wb 13 5 1 14 0 14 14.0 5 103 0 0 20.6 194
Lowell Wagner 23 WB 13 7 2 55 1 40 27.5 4 119 0 0 29.8 329
Bob Masterson 31 LE 14 8 5 55 0 0 11.0 174
Lloyd Cheatham 27 BB 13 7 1 26 0 26 26.0 1 7 0 7 7.0 89
Perry Schwartz 31 e 14 1 2 23 0 0 11.5 105
Bruce Alford 25 RE 13 10 1 62 0 62 62.0 235
Pug Manders 33 fb 13 4 1 26 0 26 26.0 243
Team Total 27.3 14 51 778 3 77 15.3 44 1050 1 103 23.9 5353
Opp Total 14 40 1792 0 44.8 47 968 0 20.6

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Harvey Johnson 27 K/RT 13 2 8 6 75.0% 36 36 100.0%
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR/P/PR/TB 13 9 33 1208 0 2 36.6
Ace Parker 34 tb 12 4 27 911 0 2 33.7
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 11 413 0 0 37.5
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 7 259 0 1 37.0
Bob Masterson 31 LE 14 8 1 0.0%
Bob Sweiger 27 wb 13 5 1 52 52 0 52.0
Team Total 27.3 14 9 6 66.7% 36 36 100.0% 79 2843 52 5 36.0
Opp Total 14 16 8 50.0% 24 22 91.7% 88 3721 42.3

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Bob Sweiger 27 wb 13 5 4 82 0 0 0
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 3 35 0 0 0
Harry Burrus 25 b 11 3 2 37 0 0 0
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 2 24 0 0 0
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR/P/PR/TB 13 9 2 71 1 50 0
Lloyd Cheatham 27 BB 13 7 1 3 0 3 0
Bob Masterson 31 LE 14 8 1 0 0 0 0
Eddie Prokop 24 FB 12 3 1 14 0 14 0
Team Total 27.3 14 16 266 1 50 0
Opp Total 14 39 21 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR/P/PR/TB 13 9 6 3 1 1 1 12 72
Harvey Johnson 27 K/RT 13 2 36 6 54
Jack Russell 27 le 14 6 4 4 24
Pug Manders 33 fb 13 4 3 3 18
Ace Parker 34 tb 12 4 3 1 4 18
Eddie Prokop 24 FB 12 3 1 1 1 3 18
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 2 2 12
Dewey Proctor 25 4 0 1 1 2 12
Lowell Wagner 23 WB 13 7 1 1 2 12
Harry Burrus 25 b 11 3 1 1 6
Lloyd Cheatham 27 BB 13 7 1 1 6
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 1 1 6
Bob Sweiger 27 wb 13 5 1 1 6
Team Total 27.3 14 17 13 3 1 1 1 36 36 6 264
Opp Total 14 9 13 1 1 22 8 1 192