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1950 San Francisco 49ers

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3-9-0, NFL National Division  · 1950 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -11.4, Offense: -9.8, Defense: -1.6, SoS: -4.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 213 points (17.8/g), 11th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 300 points (25.0/g), 8th.
 Differential of -87 points (-7.2/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 3.7-8.3.

Coach: Buck Shaw (3-9-0)

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

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Frankie Albert* 30 4 12 155 for 306, 1,767 yards, 14 td, 23 int, & 53 rushes for 272 yards and 3 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
FB Joe Perry 23 2 0 124 rushes for 647 yards, 5 td, & 13 catches for 69 yards and 1 td
LH Sam Cathcart 26 1 0 33 rushes for 76 yards, 0 td, & 7 catches for 99 yards and 0 td
RH Johnny Strzykalski* 29 4 0 136 rushes for 612 yards, 2 td, & 24 catches for 187 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1946
LE Gordie Soltau 25 Rook 0 14 catches for 170 yards, 1 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1950
LT Harley Dow 25 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 141st pick / 1950
LG Homer Hobbs 27 1 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 108th pick / 1949
C Bill Johnson 24 2 0
RG Bruno Banducci 29 6 0 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
RT Clay Matthews 22 Rook 0 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 247th pick / 1949
RE Alyn Beals 29 4 0 22 catches for 315 yards, 3 td Chicago Bears / 8th / 69th pick / 1943
 Defensive Starters
LDE Hal Shoener 27 2 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 23rd / 214th pick / 1947
LDT Don Campora 23 Rook 0 San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1950
MG Visco Grgich* 27 4 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 24th / 224th pick / 1946
RDT Leo Nomellini* 26 Rook 12 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1950
RDE Gail Bruce 27 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 30th / 283rd pick / 1946
LLB Verl Lillywhite 24 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Pete Wismann 27 1 0 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered New York Bulldogs / 7th / 64th pick / 1949
RLB Norm Standlee* 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1941
LDH Howie Livingston 28 6 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RDH Lowell Wagner 27 4 0 4 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered
S Jim Powers 22 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Francisco 49ers / 26th / 335th pick / 1950
 Special Teams Starters
K Gordie Soltau 25 Rook 0 4 of 8 field goals & 26 of 28 extra points Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1950
P Frankie Albert* 30 4 12 37 punts for a 38.5 average, 1 blocked Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
PR Sam Cathcart 26 1 0 16 punt returns for a 11.6 average and 0 td
KR Sam Cathcart 26 1 0 13 kick returns for a 23.9 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
63 Frankie Albert* 30 P 12 12 166 5-10 Stanford 1/27/1920 4 Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1942
33 Bruno Banducci 29 RG 12 0 216 5-11 Stanford 11/11/1921 6 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers / 6th / 42nd pick / 1943
53 Alyn Beals 29 RE 12 0 188 6-0 Santa Clara 4/27/1921 4 Chicago Bears / 8th / 69th pick / 1943
54 Gail Bruce 27 RDE 12 0 206 6-1 Washington 9/29/1923 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 30th / 283rd pick / 1946
6 Don Burke 24 6 0 235 6-0 USC 2/7/1926 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 12th / 153rd pick / 1950
41 Don Campora 23 LDT 12 0 268 6-3 Pacific 8/30/1927 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1950
93 Jim Cason 23 9 0 171 6-0 LSU 7/25/1927 2 Chicago Cardinals / 7th / 55th pick / 1948
94 Royal Cathcart 24 2 0 185 6-0 California-Santa Barbara 4/8/1926 Rook
83 Sam Cathcart 26 KR 12 0 175 6-0 California-Santa Barbara 7/7/1924 1
43 Ray Collins 23 12 0 238 5-11 LSU 8/4/1927 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 37th pick / 1950
40 Harley Dow 25 LT 12 0 220 6-2 San Jose St. 10/19/1925 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 11th / 141st pick / 1950
38 Ray Evans 26 12 0 225 6-1 Texas-El Paso 1/10/1924 1 Chicago Cardinals / 16th / 141st pick / 1946
88 Don Garlin 24 8 0 188 5-11 USC 11/10/1926 1
18 Fred Gehrke 32 4 0 189 5-11 Utah 4/24/1918 10
34 Visco Grgich* 27 MG 12 0 217 5-11 Santa Clara 1/19/1923 4 Chicago Bears / 24th / 224th pick / 1946
37 Homer Hobbs 27 LG 10 0 210 5-11 Georgia 2/13/1923 1 Washington Redskins / 11th / 108th pick / 1949
23 Bill Johnson 24 C 12 0 228 6-3 Texas A&M 7/14/1926 2
71 Verl Lillywhite 24 LLB 9 0 185 5-10 USC 12/5/1926 2
24 Howie Livingston 28 LDH 7 0 183 6-1 Fullerton JC 5/15/1922 6
59 Alex Loyd 23 12 0 198 6-3 Oklahoma St. 8/7/1927 Rook Washington Redskins / 15th / 188th pick / 1950
46 Clay Matthews 22 RT 12 0 219 6-3 Georgia Tech 8/1/1928 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 25th / 247th pick / 1949
58 Jack Nix 22 9 0 200 6-2 USC 5/7/1928 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 20th / 257th pick / 1950
42 Leo Nomellini* 26 RDT 12 12 259 6-3 Minnesota 6/19/1924 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 11th pick / 1950
74 Joe Perry 23 FB 12 0 200 6-0 Compton CC (CA) 1/22/1927 2
62 Jim Powers 22 S 10 0 185 6-0 USC 2/29/1928 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 26th / 335th pick / 1950
45 Charley Quilter 24 8 0 240 6-1 Tyler JC 5/8/1926 1
55 Paul Salata 24 4 0 191 6-2 USC 10/17/1926 1
81 Dan Sandifer 23 2 0 190 6-1 LSU 3/1/1927 2 Washington Redskins / 5th / 28th pick / 1948
31 Charlie Shaw 23 6 0 220 6-2 Oklahoma St. 3/6/1927 Rook San Francisco 49ers / 16th / 205th pick / 1950
52 Hal Shoener 27 LDE 12 0 200 6-3 Iowa 1/2/1923 2 New York Giants / 23rd / 214th pick / 1947
82 Emil Sitko 27 8 0 183 5-8 Notre Dame 9/7/1923 Rook Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 10th pick / 1946
51 Gordie Soltau 25 K 12 0 195 6-2 Minnesota 1/25/1925 Rook Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 30th pick / 1950
72 Norm Standlee* 31 RLB 11 0 238 6-2 Stanford 7/19/1919 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1941
91 Johnny Strzykalski* 29 RH 12 0 190 5-9 Marquette 12/14/1921 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 6th pick / 1946
92 Lowell Wagner 27 RDH 12 0 194 6-0 USC 8/21/1923 4
22 Pete Wismann 27 MLB 12 0 215 6-0 Miami (OH),Washington (MO),St. Louis 10/9/1923 1 New York Bulldogs / 7th / 64th pick / 1949
Team Total 25.6 12 205.8 6-0.5 2.0