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1947 San Francisco 49ers

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8-4-2, Finished 2nd in AAFC West Division  · 1947 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 327 points (23.4/g), 4th of 8 in the AAFC. Allowed 264 points (18.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 63 points (4.5/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 8.7-5.3.

Coach: Buck Shaw (8-4-2)

Stadium: Kezar Stadium
 Training Camp: Menlo College (Atherton, California)

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
QB Frankie Albert 27 1 9 128 for 242, 1,692 yards, 18 td, 15 int, & 46 rushes for 179 yards and 5 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
FB Norm Standlee 28 6 12 145 rushes for 585 yards, 8 td, & 2 catches for 22 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1941
LH Len Eshmont 30 6 13 84 rushes for 381 yards, 0 td, & 19 catches for 303 yards and 2 td New York Giants / 5th / 36th pick / 1941
RH Johnny Strzykalski 26 1 13 143 rushes for 906 yards, 5 td, & 15 catches for 258 yards and 3 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1946
LE Nick Susoeff 26 1 13 24 catches for 223 yards, 2 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 48th pick / 1943
LT Bob Bryant 29 1 14
LG Garland Gregory 28 1 14
C John Schiechl 30 6 11 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 13th pick / 1940
RG Bruno Banducci+ 26 3 8 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
RT John Woudenberg 29 7 14 Chicago Bears / 6th / 47th pick / 1940
RE Alyn Beals 26 1 9 47 catches for 655 yards, 10 td, & 5 rushes for 48 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 8th / 69th pick / 1943
 Special Teams Starters
K Joe Vetrano 29 1 2 4 of 12 field goals & 38 of 43 extra points
P Frankie Albert 27 1 9 40 punts for a 44.0 average, 1 blocked Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
PR Joe Vetrano 29 1 2 12 punt returns for a 11.4 average and 0 td
KR Len Eshmont 30 6 13 9 kick returns for a 19.7 average and 0 td New York Giants / 5th / 36th pick / 1941

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Frankie Albert 27 P 14 9 166 5-10 Stanford 1/27/1920 1 Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
Ed Balatti 23 e 14 3 195 6-1 none 4/8/1924 1
Jack Baldwin 26 3 0 223 6-3 Centenary 7/31/1921 1 Brooklyn Tigers / 24th / 243rd pick / 1944
Bruno Banducci+ 26 RG 10 8 216 5-11 Stanford 11/11/1921 3 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
Dick Bassi 32 8 0 214 5-11 Santa Clara 1/1/1915 9 Washington Redskins / 4th / 36th pick / 1937
Alyn Beals 26 RE 13 9 188 6-0 Santa Clara 4/27/1921 1 Chicago Bears / 8th / 69th pick / 1943
Bob Bryant 29 LT 14 14 226 6-3 Texas Tech 6/14/1918 1
Tony Calvelli 32 c 13 1 189 5-10 Stanford 7/16/1915 8 Detroit Lions / 11th / 97th pick / 1939
Eddie Carr 24 10 0 185 6-0 none 4/27/1923 Rook
Gerry Conlee 33 c 13 1 203 5-11 St. Mary's (CA) 8/22/1914 9
Odis Crowell 33 2 0 220 6-2 Hardin-Simmons 10/7/1914 Rook
Don Durdan 27 1 0 175 5-9 Oregon St. 9/21/1920 1
Dutch Elston 29 c 9 3 190 5-11 South Carolina 11/19/1918 5
Len Eshmont 30 KR 13 13 179 5-11 Fordham 8/26/1917 6 New York Giants / 5th / 36th pick / 1941
Bill Fisk 31 e 14 1 200 6-0 USC 11/5/1916 7 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 21st pick / 1940
Eddie Forrest 26 rg 14 5 210 5-11 Santa Clara 6/12/1921 1 Green Bay Packers / 20th / 188th pick / 1943
Jesse Freitas 26 10 0 170 5-10 Santa Clara 2/7/1921 1 Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers / 7th / 63rd pick / 1944
Garland Gregory 28 LG 14 14 185 5-11 Louisiana Tech 3/8/1919 1
Visco Grgich 24 14 0 217 5-11 Santa Clara 1/19/1923 1 Chicago Bears / 24th / 224th pick / 1946
Dick Horne 29 e 10 2 214 6-2 Oregon 9/4/1918 6
Len Masini 25 11 0 225 6-0 Fresno St. 10/6/1922 Rook
Ned Mathews 29 12 0 187 5-10 UCLA 8/11/1918 6
Hank Norberg 27 11 0 225 6-2 Stanford 12/22/1920 1 Chicago Bears / 18th / 169th pick / 1943
Earle Parsons 11 0 180 6-0 USC 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 118th pick / 1944
Ed Robnett 27 4 0 205 5-8 Texas A&M,Texas Tech 3/7/1920 Rook Washington Redskins / 18th / 169th pick / 1946
Al Satterfield 26 12 0 225 6-3 Vanderbilt 11/28/1921 Rook Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 61st pick / 1947
John Schiechl 30 C 14 11 244 6-3 Santa Clara 8/22/1917 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 13th pick / 1940
George Smith 33 c 10 2 220 6-2 California 6/13/1914 10
Norm Standlee 28 FB 14 12 238 6-2 Stanford 7/19/1919 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1941
Johnny Strzykalski 26 RH 14 13 190 5-9 Marquette 12/14/1921 1 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1946
Nick Susoeff 26 LE 14 13 215 6-1 Washington St. 4/15/1921 1 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 48th pick / 1943
Rupe Thornton 29 14 0 205 5-10 Santa Clara 11/5/1918 1 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 54th pick / 1942
Joe Vetrano 29 K 14 2 170 5-9 Southern Miss 10/15/1918 1
Bev Wallace 24 4 0 180 6-2 Compton CC (CA) 3/7/1923 Rook
John Woudenberg 29 RT 14 14 226 6-3 Denver,St. Mary's (CA) 5/24/1918 7 Chicago Bears / 6th / 47th pick / 1940
Wally Yonamine 22 hb 12 3 180 5-9 none 6/24/1925 Rook
Team Total 27.0 14 202.2 5-11.9 2.9