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1928 New York Yankees

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4-8-1, Finished 7th in NFL  · 1928 NFL Season Summary

Scored 103 points (7.9/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 179 points (13.8/g), 8th.
 Differential of -76 points (-5.8/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 2.8-10.2.

Coach: Dick Rauch (4-8-1)

Stadium: Yankee 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 103 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 179 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 8 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 Sun September 30 boxscore L 0-1 @ Providence Steam Roller 7 20
2 Sun October 7 boxscore L 0-2 @ Pottsville Maroons 7 9
4 Sat October 13 boxscore W 1-2 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 13 0
4 Sun October 14 boxscore L 1-3 Detroit Wolverines 12 35
5 Sun October 21 boxscore L 1-4 Providence Steam Roller 6 12
6 Sun October 28 boxscore L 1-5 New York Giants 7 10
6 Sun November 4 boxscore L 1-6 @ Chicago Bears 0 27
8 Sun November 11 boxscore T 1-6-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 0
7 Sun November 18 boxscore L 1-7-1 @ Detroit Wolverines 0 13
10 Sun November 25 boxscore W 2-7-1 Chicago Cardinals 19 0
11 Sun December 2 boxscore W 3-7-1 @ New York Giants 19 13
12 Sun December 9 boxscore L 3-8-1 Detroit Wolverines 6 34
13 Sun December 16 boxscore W 4-8-1 New York Giants 7 6

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
Gibby Welch 24 BB 13 12 1 6 1 8 48
Red Smith 24 WB 10 8 3 3 2 20
Wild Bill Kelly 23 TB 12 10 1 1 2 12
Bill Pritchard 27 FB 13 11 1 1 1 7
Ray Flaherty+ 25 RE 11 9 1 1 6
Sam Salemi 25 wb 5 4 1 1 6
Bo Molenda 23 fb 8 6 3 3
Frank Grube 23 LE 11 10 1 1
Team Total 24.7 13 5 9 2 16 7 103
Opp Total 13 179

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-30 @ PRV L, 7-20 1 62 interception Gibby Welch 62 yard interception return (Bo Molenda kick)
2 1928-10-07 @ POT L, 7-9 4 15 rush Wild Bill Kelly 15 yard rush (Bo Molenda kick)
3 1928-10-13 @ FRN W, 13-0 2 7 pass Gibby Welch 7 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Bo Molenda kick)
4 1928-10-13 @ FRN W, 13-0 3 52 pass Bill Pritchard 52 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly
5 1928-10-14 DET L, 12-35 2 pass Gibby Welch unknown yard pass from Bo Molenda
6 1928-10-14 DET L, 12-35 2 37 pass Ray Flaherty 37 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly
7 1928-10-21 PRV L, 6-12 3 20 pass Sam Salemi 20 yard pass from Gibby Welch
8 1928-10-28 NYG L, 7-10 4 pass Gibby Welch unknown yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Frank Grube kick)
9 1928-11-25 CRD W, 19-0 1 rush Red Smith unknown yard rush (Red Smith kick)
10 1928-11-25 CRD W, 19-0 4 rush Red Smith unknown yard rush
11 1928-11-25 CRD W, 19-0 4 46 interception Wild Bill Kelly 46 yard interception return
12 1928-12-02 @ NYG W, 19-13 2 9 pass Gibby Welch 9 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly
13 1928-12-02 @ NYG W, 19-13 4 2 rush Red Smith 2 yard rush (Red Smith kick)
14 1928-12-02 @ NYG W, 19-13 4 55 pass Gibby Welch 55 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly
15 1928-12-09 DET L, 6-34 1 35 pass Gibby Welch 35 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly
16 1928-12-16 NYG W, 7-6 4 20 pass Gibby Welch 20 yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Bill Pritchard kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1928-09-30 @ PRV W, 20-7 1 2 rush Pop Williams 2 yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
2 1928-09-30 @ PRV W, 20-7 2 10 rush Pop Williams 10 yard rush (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
3 1928-09-30 @ PRV W, 20-7 2 4 rush Curly Oden 4 yard rush
4 1928-10-07 @ POT W, 9-7 3 pass Joe Rooney unknown yard pass from Jack Ernst (Johnny Budd kick)
5 1928-10-14 DET W, 35-12 1 40 pass Carl Bacchus 40 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
6 1928-10-14 DET W, 35-12 1 40 pass Rex Thomas 40 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
7 1928-10-14 DET W, 35-12 2 20 rush Benny Friedman 20 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
8 1928-10-14 DET W, 35-12 4 rush Tiny Feather unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
9 1928-10-14 DET W, 35-12 4 18 pass Carl Bacchus 18 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
10 1928-10-21 PRV W, 12-6 4 2 rush Wildcat Wilson 2 yard rush
11 1928-10-21 PRV W, 12-6 4 50 interception Duke Hanny 50 yard interception return
12 1928-10-28 NYG W, 10-7 1 2 rush Bruce Caldwell 2 yard rush (Jack McBride kick)
13 1928-11-04 @ CHI W, 27-0 1 1 rush Buck White 1 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
14 1928-11-04 @ CHI W, 27-0 2 pass Milt Romney unknown yard pass from Dick Sturtridge (Milt Romney pass from Dick Sturtridge)
15 1928-11-04 @ CHI W, 27-0 3 25 pass Milt Romney 25 yard pass from Bill Senn
16 1928-11-04 @ CHI W, 27-0 4 10 rush Bill Senn 10 yard rush (Dick Sturtridge run)
17 1928-11-18 @ DET W, 13-0 1 35 pass Len Sedbrook 35 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
18 1928-11-18 @ DET W, 13-0 3 rush Tiny Feather unknown yard rush
19 1928-12-02 @ NYG L, 13-19 4 17 rush Hinkey Haines 17 yard rush (Mule Wilson kick)
20 1928-12-02 @ NYG L, 13-19 4 4 rush Hinkey Haines 4 yard rush
21 1928-12-09 DET W, 34-6 1 6 rush Tiny Feather 6 yard rush
22 1928-12-09 DET W, 34-6 2 50 pass Ossie Wiberg 50 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
23 1928-12-09 DET W, 34-6 3 15 rush Benny Friedman 15 yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
24 1928-12-09 DET W, 34-6 4 49 pass Proc Randels 49 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
25 1928-12-09 DET W, 34-6 4 5 pass Ossie Wiberg 5 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Eddie Scharer kick)
26 1928-12-16 NYG L, 6-7 3 6 rush Hinkey Haines 6 yard rush