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1934 Pittsburgh Pirates

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2-10-0, Finished 5th in NFL East Division  · 1934 NFL Season Summary

Scored 51 points (4.2/g), 10th of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 206 points (17.2/g), 9th.
 Differential of -155 points (-12.9/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 0.4-11.6.

Coach: Luby DiMeolo (2-10-0)

Stadium: Forbes Field
 Training Camp: Mt. Pleasant High School (Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania)

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 Alex Rado 23 Rook 4 38 rushes for 210 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 93 yards and 0 td
TB Warren Heller 24 Rook 12 132 rushes for 528 yards, 1 td, & 6 catches for 96 yards and 0 td
FB Angelo Brovelli 24 1 5 37 rushes for 112 yards, 1 td, & 0 catches for 0 yards and 0 td
BB Silvio Zaninelli 21 Rook 11 24 rushes for 60 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 14 yards and 0 td
LE Ben Smith 23 1 10 14 catches for 218 yards, 0 td
LT Jess Quatse 26 1 12
LG Jap Douds 29 4 8
C Cap Oehler 24 1 12
RG Dave Ribble 27 2 8
RT Armand Niccolai 23 Rook 12
RE Joe Skladany 23 Rook 12 9 catches for 222 yards, 2 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Johnny Blood 31 9 1
P Johnny Blood 31 9 1
PR Johnny Blood 31 9 1
KR Johnny Blood 31 9 1

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Johnny Blood 31 K 5 1 188 6-1 Wisc-River Falls,St. John's (MN),Notre Dame 11/27/1903 9
Angelo Brovelli 24 FB 5 5 193 6-0 St. Mary's (CA) 8/21/1910 1
Ben Ciccone 25 11 0 197 5-10 Duquesne 10/10/1909 Rook
James Clark b 9 3 170 5-9 Pittsburgh 1
Jack Dempsey 22 t 1 1 225 6-2 Bucknell 3/12/1912 Rook
Jap Douds 29 LG 11 8 216 5-10 Washington & Jefferson 4/21/1905 4
Norm Greeney 24 g 11 3 212 5-11 Notre Dame 5/7/1910 1
Warren Heller 24 TB 12 12 195 5-11 Pittsburgh 11/24/1910 Rook
George Kavel 24 hb 1 1 170 5-11 Carnegie Mellon 5/3/1910 Rook
Mose Kelsch 37 8 0 223 5-10 none 1/31/1897 1
Zvonimir Kvaternik 23 1 0 210 5-11 Kansas 10/18/1911 Rook
Jim Levey 28 b 1 1 156 5-10 none 9/13/1906 Rook
Basilio Marchi 26 g 5 4 220 6-2 NYU 7/14/1908 Rook
Harry Marker 24 1 0 155 5-6 West Virginia 9/17/1910 Rook
Buster Mott 25 1 0 193 5-8 Georgia 6/21/1909 1
Armand Niccolai 23 RT 12 12 226 6-2 Duquesne 11/8/1911 Rook
Cap Oehler 24 C 12 12 204 6-0 Purdue 8/5/1910 1
Bill Potts 1 0 200 Villanova Rook
Jess Quatse 26 LT 12 12 226 5-11 Pittsburgh 4/4/1908 1
Alex Rado 23 HB 8 4 200 6-1 West Virginia Tech 7/19/1911 Rook
Peter Rajkovich 23 fb 3 3 190 5-10 Detroit Mercy 1/17/1911 Rook
Dave Ribble 27 RG 10 8 225 6-1 Hardin-Simmons 3/28/1907 2
Jack Roberts 24 6 0 210 6-0 Georgia 9/27/1910 2
Pete Saumer 24 3 0 195 6-1 St. Olaf 4/30/1910 Rook
Joe Skladany 23 RE 12 12 210 5-10 Pittsburgh 5/25/1911 Rook
Ben Smith 23 LE 11 10 208 6-3 Alabama 6/16/1911 1
Bull Snyder 23 5 0 230 6-2 Ohio 10/29/1911 Rook
Bill Sortet 22 e 12 1 187 6-1 West Virginia 6/25/1912 1
Ray Tesser 22 e 12 1 204 6-2 Carnegie Mellon 6/2/1912 1
Harp Vaughan 31 bb 11 7 150 5-7 none 11/19/1903 1
Henry Weinberg 24 g 8 1 190 5-7 Duquesne 3/4/1910 Rook
Silvio Zaninelli 21 BB 11 11 207 5-10 Duquesne 12/9/1913 Rook
Team Total 23.4 12 199.5 5-9.0 0.9