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1936 Pittsburgh Pirates

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6-6-0, Finished 2nd in NFL East Division  · 1936 NFL Season Summary

Scored 98 points (8.2/g), 6th of 9 in the NFL. Allowed 187 points (15.6/g), 8th.
 Differential of -89 points (-7.4/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 2.1-9.9.

Coach: Joe Bach (6-6-0)

 Training Camp: South Park (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
HB Warren Heller 26 2 4 106 rushes for 332 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 160 yards and 3 td
TB Ed Matesic 29 2 11 46 rushes for 58 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 13 yards and 0 td
FB Bull Karcis 28 4 12 89 rushes for 272 yards, 2 td, & 8 catches for 71 yards and 0 td
BB Johnny Gildea 26 1 9 35 rushes for 31 yards, 0 td, & 5 catches for 70 yards and 0 td
LE Ed Skoronski 26 1 6 8 catches for 95 yards, 1 td
LT Sandy Sandberg 26 2 10
LG Lindy Mayhew 29 Rook 8
C Lee Mulleneaux 28 4 12
RG George Kakasic 24 Rook 7
RT Armand Niccolai 25 2 4
RE Vinnie Sites 24 Rook 7 2 catches for 22 yards, 0 td
 Special Teams Starters
K Maury Bray 27 1 4
P Maury Bray 27 1 4
PR Maury Bray 27 1 4
KR Maury Bray 27 1 4

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Maury Bray 27 K 12 4 220 6-2 SMU 8/27/1909 1
Jeep Brett 22 e 8 4 205 6-2 Washington St. 3/20/1914 Rook Chicago Cardinals / 4th / 33rd pick / 1936
Win Croft 26 g 9 1 235 5-11 Utah 2/28/1910 1
Max Fiske 23 11 0 199 6-0 DePaul 9/27/1913 Rook
Johnny Gildea 26 BB 12 9 205 6-2 St. Bonaventure 3/9/1910 1
Warren Heller 26 HB 12 4 195 5-11 Pittsburgh 11/24/1910 2
Cal Hubbard 36 1 0 253 6-2 Centenary,Geneva 10/31/1900 9
George Kakasic 24 RG 12 7 200 5-10 Duquesne 4/24/1912 Rook
Bull Karcis 28 FB 12 12 223 5-9 Carnegie Mellon 12/3/1908 4
Ed Karpowich 24 t 11 3 220 6-4 Catholic 9/28/1912 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 8th / 66th pick / 1936
Bill Lajousky 23 rg 11 5 200 5-11 Catholic 4/18/1913 Rook
Jim Levey 30 4 0 156 5-10 none 9/13/1906 2
Ed Matesic 29 TB 12 11 198 6-1 Pittsburgh 11/6/1907 2
Lindy Mayhew 29 LG 12 8 223 6-1 Texas-El Paso 8/24/1907 Rook
Jim McDonald 25 5 0 195 6-0 Duquesne 2/27/1911 Rook
Lee Mulleneaux 28 C 12 12 221 6-2 Northern Arizona 4/1/1908 4
Armand Niccolai 25 RT 11 4 226 6-2 Duquesne 11/8/1911 2
Buster Raborn 23 10 0 198 6-0 SMU 3/28/1913 Rook
George Rado 24 lg 12 6 194 5-9 Duquesne 10/24/1912 1
Sandy Sandberg 26 LT 12 10 228 6-2 Iowa Wesleyan 6/14/1910 2
Dick Sandefur 24 8 0 195 5-10 Purdue 8/1/1912 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 5th / 39th pick / 1936
Vinnie Sites 24 RE 12 7 215 6-2 Pittsburgh 7/9/1912 Rook
Ed Skoronski 26 LE 12 6 213 6-2 Georgetown (DC),Purdue 10/15/1910 1
Bill Sortet 24 re 12 5 187 6-1 West Virginia 6/25/1912 3
Art Strutt 24 hb 10 5 202 6-0 Duquesne 12/4/1912 1
John Turley 24 bb 4 4 183 5-10 Ohio Wesleyan 11/20/1912 1
Vic Vidoni 24 e 2 2 210 6-1 Duquesne 12/8/1912 1
Silvio Zaninelli 23 b 12 3 207 5-10 Duquesne 12/9/1913 2
Team Total 25.6 12 207.4 6-0.3 1.4