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1938 Cleveland Rams

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4-7-0, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 131 points (11.9/g), 6th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 215 points (19.5/g), 10th.
 Differential of -84 points (-7.6/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 2.6-8.4.

Coach: Hugo Bezdek (0-3-0) and Art Lewis (4-4-0)

 Training Camp: Baldwin-Wallace College (Berea, Ohio)

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 Bob Snyder 25 1 6 44 rushes for 78 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 16 yards and 0 td
FB Johnny Drake* 22 1 8 74 rushes for 188 yards, 1 td, & 2 catches for 13 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1937
BB Carl Brazell 21 Rook 8 4 rushes for 14 yards, 0 td, & 7 catches for 100 yards and 0 td
WB Julie Alfonse 27 1 6 16 rushes for 16 yards, 0 td, & 2 catches for 47 yards and 0 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1937
LE Jim Benton 22 Rook 9 21 catches for 418 yards, 5 td Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 11th pick / 1938
LT Dick Zoll 25 1 6
LG Phil Ragazzo 23 Rook 6 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 67th pick / 1938
C Chuck Cherundolo 22 1 10
RG Tom Hupke 28 4 7
RT Ted Livingston 25 1 6
RE Ray Hamilton 22 Rook 6 10 catches for 187 yards, 0 td Cleveland Rams / 6th / 41st pick / 1938
 Special Teams Starters
K Bob Snyder 25 1 6 1 of 2 field goals & 7 of 10 extra points
P Julie Alfonse 27 1 6 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1937
PR Julie Alfonse 27 1 6 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1937
KR Julie Alfonse 27 1 6 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1937

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Julie Alfonse 27 KR 10 6 180 5-8 Minnesota 10/12/1911 1 Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 20th pick / 1937
Jim Benton 22 LE 11 9 200 6-3 Arkansas 9/25/1916 Rook Cleveland Rams / 2nd / 11th pick / 1938
Carl Brazell 21 BB 11 8 195 5-10 Baylor 7/20/1917 Rook
Phil Bucklew 24 1 0 205 6-1 Xavier (OH) 12/18/1914 1
Forrest Burmeister 25 1 0 215 6-4 Purdue 8/18/1913 1
Chuck Cherundolo 22 C 11 10 215 6-1 Penn St. 8/8/1916 1
Red Chesbro 24 g 8 2 190 5-11 Colgate 8/22/1914 Rook Cleveland Rams / 7th / 51st pick / 1938
Gerry Conlee 24 c 8 2 203 5-11 St. Mary's (CA) 8/22/1914 Rook
Bob Davis 24 fb 8 3 180 6-1 Kentucky 5/4/1914 Rook
Corby Davis 24 bb 11 5 212 5-11 Indiana 12/18/1914 Rook Cleveland Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1938
Johnny Drake* 22 FB 11 8 213 6-1 Purdue 3/27/1916 1 Cleveland Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1937
John Giannoni 24 3 0 210 6-1 St. Mary's (CA) 8/27/1914 Rook
Ed Goddard* 24 b 10 1 183 5-10 Washington St. 10/28/1914 1 Brooklyn Dodgers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1937
Ray Hamilton 22 RE 9 6 212 6-4 Arkansas 1/21/1916 Rook Cleveland Rams / 6th / 41st pick / 1938
Tom Hupke 28 RG 10 7 192 5-10 Alabama 12/28/1910 4
Ray Johnson 24 1 0 195 6-1 Denver 10/16/1914 1 Cleveland Rams / 9th / 90th pick / 1937
Johnny Kovatch 26 6 0 172 5-11 Northwestern 6/24/1912 Rook Green Bay Packers / 7th / 57th pick / 1938
Bill Krause 24 g 2 1 210 6-0 Baldwin-Wallace 7/9/1914 Rook Pittsburgh Pirates / 11th / 94th pick / 1938
Art Lewis 27 t 9 3 226 6-3 Ohio 2/18/1911 2 New York Giants / 1st / 9th pick / 1936
Carl Littlefield 22 b 9 1 200 6-0 Washington St. 8/6/1916 Rook
Ted Livingston 25 RT 10 6 219 6-3 Kansas St.,Indiana 2/18/1913 1
Vic Markov 23 t 10 4 215 6-0 Washington 12/28/1915 Rook Cleveland Rams / 4th / 26th pick / 1938
Jack May 23 c 9 1 210 5-10 Centenary 4/16/1915 Rook
Primo Miller 23 t 8 3 220 6-2 Rice 9/18/1915 1
Nels Peterson 25 b 7 2 179 5-8 West Virginia Wesleyan 9/22/1913 1
Stan Pincura 25 bb 11 1 175 5-11 Ohio St. 5/2/1913 1
Dale Prather 28 e 6 1 190 6-2 George Washington 9/19/1910 Rook
Phil Ragazzo 23 LG 10 6 216 6-0 Case Western Reserve 6/24/1915 Rook Green Bay Packers / 8th / 67th pick / 1938
Charles Ream 25 t 10 3 225 6-2 Ohio St. 12/12/1913 Rook Cleveland Rams / 9th / 71st pick / 1938
Jack Robinson 27 t 6 1 220 6-2 Truman St. 6/18/1911 3
Bob Snyder 25 K 10 6 200 6-0 Ohio 2/6/1913 1
Vic Spadaccini 22 b 10 3 222 6-0 Minnesota 3/2/1916 Rook Cleveland Rams / 12th / 101st pick / 1938
Johnny Stephens 24 re 11 6 190 6-1 Marshall 1/15/1914 Rook
Dick Tuckey 25 4 0 205 6-2 Manhattan 9/29/1913 Rook
Dick Zoll 25 LT 11 6 218 5-11 Indiana 12/10/1913 1
Team Total 24.2 11 203.2 6-0.3 0.6