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1946 New York Yankees

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10-3-1, 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)

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 Spec Sanders+ 28 Rook 9 140 rushes for 709 yards, 6 td, & 17 catches for 259 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1942
FB Eddie Prokop 24 Rook 3 65 rushes for 236 yards, 1 td, & 5 catches for 52 yards and 1 td Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 1st / 4th pick / 1945
BB Lloyd Cheatham 27 4 7 3 rushes for 2 yards, 0 td, & 4 catches for 54 yards and 1 td Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1942
WB Lowell Wagner 23 Rook 7 15 rushes for 29 yards, 0 td, & 9 catches for 126 yards and 1 td
LE Bob Masterson 31 8 8 10 catches for 119 yards, 0 td Chicago Bears / 6th / 50th pick / 1938
LT Bruiser Kinard+ 32 8 14 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
LG Roman Piskor 29 Rook 7
C Tom Robertson 29 5 13
RG Charley Riffle 28 2 13
RT Harvey Johnson 27 Rook 2 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1943
RE Bruce Alford 25 Rook 10 13 catches for 173 yards, 0 td Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 8th / 62nd pick / 1943
 Special Teams Starters
K Harvey Johnson 27 Rook 2 6 of 8 field goals & 36 of 36 extra points Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1943
P Spec Sanders+ 28 Rook 9 33 punts for a 36.6 average, 2 blocked Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1942
PR Spec Sanders+ 28 Rook 9 17 punt returns for a 15.1 average and 1 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1942
KR Spec Sanders+ 28 Rook 9 13 kick returns for a 30.4 average and 1 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1942

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Bruce Alford 25 RE 13 10 190 6-0 TCU 9/12/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 8th / 62nd pick / 1943
Jack Baldwin 25 c 7 3 223 6-3 Centenary 7/31/1921 Rook Brooklyn Tigers / 24th / 243rd pick / 1944
Roman Bentz 27 g 12 3 230 6-2 Tulane 9/1/1919 Rook Washington Redskins / 25th / 240th pick / 1943
Harry Burrus 25 b 11 3 195 6-1 Hardin-Simmons 4/6/1921 Rook Chicago Bears / 6th / 50th pick / 1942
Lloyd Cheatham 27 BB 13 7 211 6-2 Auburn 3/20/1919 4 Chicago Cardinals / 2nd / 14th pick / 1942
Mel Conger 27 7 0 225 6-2 Georgia 6/4/1919 Rook
George Doherty 26 1 0 218 6-1 Louisiana Tech 9/5/1920 2 Brooklyn Tigers / 20th / 199th pick / 1944
Ray Hare 29 b 4 1 204 6-1 Gonzaga 11/21/1917 6
Harvey Johnson 27 K 13 2 212 5-11 William & Mary 6/22/1919 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1943
Nate Johnson 26 T 14 12 244 6-3 Illinois 6/18/1920 Rook
Mike Karmazin 27 10 0 210 5-11 Duke 7/16/1919 Rook Boston Yanks / 24th / 222nd pick / 1946
Bob Kennedy 25 b 13 4 195 5-11 Washington St. 6/29/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 4th / 27th pick / 1943
Bruiser Kinard+ 32 LT 14 14 216 6-1 Mississippi 10/23/1914 8 Brooklyn Dodgers / 3rd / 18th pick / 1938
George Kinard 30 lg 11 5 202 6-1 Mississippi 10/9/1916 5 Brooklyn Dodgers / 13th / 118th pick / 1941
Pug Manders 33 fb 13 4 200 6-0 Drake 5/5/1913 7 Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 11th pick / 1939
Bob Masterson 31 LE 14 8 213 6-1 Miami (FL) 1/6/1915 8 Chicago Bears / 6th / 50th pick / 1938
Harley McCollum 30 10 0 245 6-4 Tulane 2/28/1916 Rook Washington Redskins / 6th / 46th pick / 1942
Bob Morrow 28 bb 13 6 222 6-0 Illinois Wesleyan 5/5/1918 5 Chicago Bears / 12th / 108th pick / 1941
Derrell Palmer 24 dt 13 1 240 6-2 TCU 8/27/1922 Rook Chicago Bears / 6th / 49th pick / 1943
Ace Parker 34 tb 12 4 178 6-0 Duke 5/17/1912 9 Brooklyn Dodgers / 2nd / 13th pick / 1937
Bob Perina 25 db 13 2 205 6-1 Princeton 1/16/1921 Rook
Roman Piskor 29 LG 12 7 245 6-0 Niagara 8/9/1917 Rook
Dewey Proctor 25 4 0 215 5-11 Furman 7/1/1921 Rook New York Giants / 3rd / 21st pick / 1943
Eddie Prokop 24 FB 12 3 200 5-11 Georgia Tech 2/11/1922 Rook Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 1st / 4th pick / 1945
Charley Riffle 28 RG 14 13 212 6-0 Notre Dame 1/6/1918 2
Tom Robertson 29 C 14 13 199 6-0 Kansas,LSU,Tulsa 7/25/1917 5
Jack Russell 27 le 14 6 215 6-1 Baylor 8/29/1919 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1943
Spec Sanders+ 28 KR 13 9 196 6-1 Texas 1/26/1918 Rook Washington Redskins / 1st / 6th pick / 1942
Perry Schwartz 31 e 14 1 199 6-2 California 4/27/1915 8 Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 43rd pick / 1938
Frankie Sinkwich 26 4 0 190 5-11 Georgia 10/10/1920 3 Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 1943
Lou Sossamon 25 c 14 1 207 6-1 South Carolina 6/2/1921 Rook Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 47th pick / 1943
Henry Stanton 26 6 0 200 6-2 Arizona 8/24/1920 Rook Brooklyn Dodgers / 6th / 47th pick / 1942
Bob Sweiger 27 wb 13 5 209 6-0 Minnesota 9/20/1919 Rook New York Giants / 3rd / 23rd pick / 1942
Lowell Wagner 23 WB 13 7 194 6-0 USC 8/21/1923 Rook
Joe Yackanich 24 11 0 205 5-10 Fordham 3/31/1922 Rook Cleveland Rams / 20th / 207th pick / 1944
Team Total 27.3 14 210.4 6-0.7 2.1