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1948 San Francisco 49ers

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12-2-0, Finished 2nd in AAFC West Division  · 1948 AAFC Season Summary

Scored 495 points (35.4/g), 1st of 8 in the AAFC. Allowed 248 points (17.7/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 247 points (17.6/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 11.7-2.3.

Coach: Buck Shaw (12-2-0)

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

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner Tony Morabito
General Manager John Blackinger

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 495 5767 891 6.5 35 21 8 227 162 288 2104 30 14 7.3 67 603 3663 35 6.1 152
Team Defense 248 4521 842 5.4 52 20 13 203 184 374 2615 23 32 7.0 90 468 1906 11 4.1 100
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 3 6 2 8 7 1 2 4 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 2 2 1 2 3 7 6 4 1 5 4 2 2 2

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun August 29 boxscore W 1-0 Buffalo Bills 35 14 12 411 186 225 6 18 467 196 271 5
2 Sun September 5 boxscore W 2-0 Brooklyn Dodgers 36 20 21 485 269 216 1 10 242 82 160 2
3 Sun September 12 boxscore W 3-0 New York Yankees 41 0 7 267 139 128 2 13 199 111 88 6
4 Sun September 19 boxscore W 4-0 Los Angeles Dons 36 14 18 508 213 295 1 7 184 95 89 1
4 Sun September 26 boxscore W 5-0 @ Buffalo Bills 38 28 18 536 268 268 14 404 299 105 3
6 Fri October 1 boxscore W 6-0 @ Chicago Rockets 31 14 19 400 170 230 2 11 240 128 112 5
6 Sun October 10 boxscore W 7-0 @ Baltimore Colts 56 14 19 493 163 330 16 307 120 187 5
7 Sun October 17 boxscore W 8-0 @ New York Yankees 21 7 15 308 79 229 2 15 249 89 160 4
9 Sun October 24 boxscore W 9-0 Baltimore Colts 21 10 20 494 104 390 4 14 308 266 42 1
10 Sun November 7 boxscore W 10-0 Chicago Rockets 44 21 19 466 138 328 1 14 288 118 170 2
10 Sun November 14 boxscore L 10-1 @ Cleveland Browns 7 14 11 177 32 145 6 20 291 147 144 2
12 Sun November 21 boxscore W 11-1 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 63 40 22 547 219 328 3 15 470 312 158 4
13 Sun November 28 boxscore L 11-2 Cleveland Browns 28 31 11 289 117 172 4 12 360 234 126 2
14 Sun December 5 boxscore W 12-2 @ Los Angeles Dons 38 21 17 490 121 369 2 22 451 405 46 8

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Frankie Albert 28 P/QB 14 9 154 264 58.3 1990 29 11.0 10 3.8 59 7.5 8.0 12.9 142.1 102.9 0 0
Bev Wallace 25 10 0 8 22 36.4 114 1 4.5 3 13.6 0 5.2 0.0 14.3 11.4 29.5 0 0
Verl Lillywhite 22 hb 14 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Johnny Strzykalski 27 RH 14 13 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 26.0 14 162 288 56.3 2104 30 10.4 14 4.9 59 7.3 7.2 13.0 150.3 93.9 0 0
Opp Total 14 184 374 49.2 2615 23 6.1 32 8.6 7.0 4.37 14.2 186.8 57.1 0 0 7.0 4.4 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Johnny Strzykalski 27 RH 14 13 141 915 4 48 6.5 65.4 10.1 26 485 18.7 7 59 1.9 34.6 1400 11 0
Joe Perry 21 14 0 77 562 10 57 7.3 40.1 5.5 8 79 9.9 1 0 0.6 5.6 641 11 0
Frankie Albert 28 P/QB 14 9 69 349 8 0 5.1 24.9 4.9 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 350 8 0
Forrest Hall 27 KR/lh 14 5 66 413 2 65 6.3 29.5 4.7 4 87 21.8 0 0 0.3 6.2 500 2 0
Verl Lillywhite 22 hb 14 1 53 340 3 0 6.4 24.3 3.8 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1 0.1 -0.1 339 3 0
Norm Standlee 29 FB 14 13 52 261 3 57 5.0 18.6 3.7 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 0.1 262 3 0
Len Eshmont 31 LH 13 8 50 296 1 0 5.9 22.8 3.8 14 214 15.3 0 0 1.1 16.5 510 1 0
Bob Sullivan 25 13 0 33 121 0 0 3.7 9.3 2.5 4 58 14.5 1 0 0.3 4.5 179 1 0
Jim Cason 21 PR/rh 13 5 20 146 2 59 7.3 11.2 1.5 4 99 24.8 1 0 0.3 7.6 245 3 0
Eddie Carr 25 db 13 1 14 121 1 0 8.6 9.3 1.1 3 40 13.3 0 0 0.2 3.1 161 1 0
Joe Vetrano 30 K 14 1 12 71 1 0 5.9 5.1 0.9 1 34 34.0 0 34 0.1 2.4 105 1 0
Paul Crowe 24 14 0 12 65 0 0 5.4 4.6 0.9 0 16 1 16 0.0 1.1 81 1 0
Bev Wallace 25 10 0 3 2 0 0 0.7 0.2 0.3 2 0 0
Gail Bruce 25 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 5 49 9.8 0 0 0.4 3.5 50 0 0
Alyn Beals 27 RE 14 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 591 12.8 14 0 3.3 42.2 591 14 0
Nick Susoeff 27 LE 13 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 27 237 8.8 1 0 2.1 18.2 237 1 0
Hal Shoener 25 e 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 76 5.1 3 0 1.1 5.4 76 3 0
Clarence Howell 21 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.8 9 0 0
Ned Maloney 25 e 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 29 29.0 1 29 0.1 2.1 29 1 0
Team Total 26.0 14 603 3663 35 65 6.1 261.6 43.1 162 2104 13.0 30 59 11.6 150.3 5767 65 0
Opp Total 14 468 1906 11 4.1 136.1 33.4 184 2615 14.2 23 13.1 186.8 4521 34 35

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Jim Cason 21 PR/rh 13 5 22 309 0 0 14.0 10 212 0 0 21.2 766
Johnny Strzykalski 27 RH 14 13 13 201 0 0 15.5 9 185 0 0 20.6 1786
Forrest Hall 27 KR/lh 14 5 3 97 0 0 32.3 13 369 0 0 28.4 966
Paul Crowe 24 14 0 2 14 0 0 7.0 2 18 0 0 9.0 113
Joe Perry 21 14 0 4 145 1 87 36.3 786
Verl Lillywhite 22 hb 14 1 3 41 0 0 13.7 380
Bob Sullivan 25 13 0 2 40 0 0 20.0 219
Bob Bryant 30 LT 14 14 1 14 0 14 14.0 14
Eddie Carr 25 db 13 1 1 16 0 16 16.0 177
Len Eshmont 31 LH 13 8 1 32 0 32 32.0 542
Norm Standlee 29 FB 14 13 1 31 0 31 31.0 293
Nick Susoeff 27 LE 13 13 1 12 0 12 12.0 249
Joe Vetrano 30 K 14 1 1 38 0 38 38.0 143
Team Total 26.0 14 44 676 0 14 15.4 45 1098 1 87 24.4 7541
Opp Total 14 24 1944 0 81.0 70 1511 0 21.6

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Joe Vetrano 30 K 14 1 8 5 62.5% 66 62 93.9% 1 38 38 0 38.0
Frankie Albert 28 P/QB 14 9 2 1 50.0% 35 1568 0 0 44.8
Bev Wallace 25 10 0 5 192 0 0 38.4
Verl Lillywhite 22 hb 14 1 3 76 0 0 25.3
Ned Maloney 25 e 14 1 1 1 100.0%
Team Total 26.0 14 8 5 62.5% 69 64 92.8% 44 1874 38 0 42.6
Opp Total 14 5 2 40.0% 35 32 91.4% 68 2930 43.1

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Eddie Carr 25 db 13 1 7 144 1 0 0
Jim Cason 21 PR/rh 13 5 5 46 0 0 0
Paul Crowe 24 14 0 5 69 1 0 0
Verl Lillywhite 22 hb 14 1 3 26 0 0 0
Johnny Strzykalski 27 RH 14 13 3 21 0 0 0
Riley Matheson 34 14 0 2 4 0 0 0
Don Clark 25 LG 14 14 1 12 0 12 0
Dutch Elston 30 12 0 1 0 0 0 0
Len Eshmont 31 LH 13 8 1 0 0 0 0
Clarence Howell 21 12 0 1 5 0 5 0
Bill Johnson 22 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
Joe Perry 21 14 0 1 24 0 24 0
Bob Sullivan 25 13 0 1 6 0 6 0
Team Total 26.0 14 32 357 2 24 0
Opp Total 14 35 15

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Alyn Beals 27 RE 14 13 14 14 84
Joe Vetrano 30 K 14 1 1 1 62 5 83
Joe Perry 21 14 0 10 1 1 12 72
Johnny Strzykalski 27 RH 14 13 4 7 11 66
Frankie Albert 28 P/QB 14 9 8 8 1 49
Jim Cason 21 PR/rh 13 5 2 1 3 18
Verl Lillywhite 22 hb 14 1 3 3 18
Hal Shoener 25 e 14 1 3 3 18
Norm Standlee 29 FB 14 13 3 3 18
Eddie Carr 25 db 13 1 1 1 2 12
Paul Crowe 24 14 0 1 1 2 12
Len Eshmont 31 LH 13 8 1 1 2 12
Forrest Hall 27 KR/lh 14 5 2 2 12
Ned Maloney 25 e 14 1 1 1 1 7
Bob Sullivan 25 13 0 1 1 6
Nick Susoeff 27 LE 13 13 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 14 35 30 1 2 1 69 64 5 1 493
Opp Total 14 11 23 1 32 2 248