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1937 Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) 3rd place Eastern Division 4-7-0 .364
Head Coach: Johnny Blood
Assistant CoachWalt Kiesling
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/5/1937HPhiladelphia Eagles27-14WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field8588Boxscore
Sun9/19/1937ABrooklyn Dodgers21-0WNew York, NYEbbets Field18000Boxscore
Sun9/26/1937HNew York Giants7-10LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field33095Boxscore
Mon10/4/1937HChicago Bears0-7LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field22511Boxscore
Sun10/10/1937ADetroit Lions3-7LDetroit, MIUniversity of Detroit Stadium16000Boxscore
Sun10/17/1937AWashington Redskins20-34LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium12835Boxscore
Sun10/24/1937HChicago Cardinals7-13LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field8963Boxscore
Sun10/31/1937HPhiladelphia Eagles16-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field2772Boxscore
Sun11/7/1937ANew York Giants0-17LNew York, NYPolo Grounds21447Boxscore
Sun11/14/1937HWashington Redskins21-13WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field12242Boxscore
Sun11/21/1937HBrooklyn Dodgers0-23LPittsburgh, PAForbes Field3706Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
11Mike BasrakC-LB6'222025Duquesne1110
18Frank BillockLOG-DG6'023025St. Mary's (Minnesota)21
15Johnny BloodHB-DB6'118834St. John's (Minnesota)92
44Bill BreedenROE-DE6'121024Oklahoma93
24Ed BrettLOE-DE6'220323Washington State107
10Dom CaraROE-DE5'1019323North Carolina State104
30Joe CardwellROT-DT6'323525Duke73
12Bill DavidsonLOH-DB6'018222Temple1110
19Max FiskeTB-DB6'019924DePaul71
18Byron GentryLOG-DG5'1122724Southern California32
33Johnny GildeaTB-DB6'020527St. Bonaventure118
53By HainesHB-DB5'1118523Washington61
Bill HarrisOE-DE6'219623Hardin-Simmons10
26Bill HolcombROT-DT6'223524Texas Tech73
14George KakasicLOG-DG5'1020025Duquesne118
64Bull KarcisFB-LB5'922329Carnegie Mellon102
36Ed KarpowichLOT-DT6'422325Catholic104
35Walt KieslingROG-DG6'224934St. Thomas (Minnesota)71
40Lindy MayhewLOT-DT6'122330Texas-El Paso103
17Armand NiccolaiROT-DT6'222626Duquesne115
39John PerkoROG-DG6'120723Duquesne108
13Buster RabornC-LB6'019824Southern Methodist111
53George RadoOG-DG5'919425Duquesne10
28Sandy SandbergLOT-DT6'122827Iowa Wesleyan76
10Dick SandefurFB-LB5'1019525Purdue10
25Vince SitesLOE-DE6'221525Pittsburgh71
29Stu SmithFB-LB6'019522Bucknell106
20Bill SortetROE-DE6'118725West Virginia96
27Tuffy ThompsonLOH-DB5'1117223Minnesota74
47Izzy WeinstockFB-LB6'021124Pittsburgh116
22Silvio ZaninelliBB-DB5'1020724Duquesne105
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Mike Basrak15CDuquesne
Bob Finley215BSouthern Methodist
Bill Breeden325EOklahoma
Elmo Hewes435BOklahoma
Jack Frye545BMissouri
Walt Roach655ETexas Christian
By Haines765EWashington
Marty Kordick875GSt. Mary's (California)
Matt Patanelli985EMichigan
Stan Nevers1095TKentucky
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals20283143
Opponents Totals20215054
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals105358
Opponents Totals
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Johnny Blood5000030
Bill Davidson4000024
Bull Karcis3000018
Armand Niccolai05771.44017
Ed Brett1010.0006
Johnny Gildea100006
Bill Sortet100006
Tuffy Thompson100006
Izzy Weinstock04580.0004
George Kakasic033100.0003
Lindy Mayhew000012
Team Totals16121675.041122
Opponents Totals20162080.030145
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Armand Niccolai41/2/0/1/0/
Team Totals41/2/0/1/0/
Opponents Totals31/1/1/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bull Karcis1275134.03
Bill Davidson1012932.91
Stu Smith662113.20
Izzy Weinstock30882.90
Tuffy Thompson43801.90
Johnny Gildea49651.31
Max Fiske28441.60
Johnny Blood9374.10
By Haines24291.20
Bill Breeden10252.50
Ed Karpowich11515.0150
Silvio Zaninelli4143.50
John Perko155.050
Team Totals49314192.95
Opponents Totals40513113.27
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Max Fiske431739.5223187.418.749.349.358.1
Johnny Gildea471429.8242886.120.624.3919.127.2
Johnny Blood251040.0131154.611.514.028.034.6
Tuffy Thompson14642.941007.116.717.1428.651.8
Bill Davidson24833.311813.410.100.0520.84.3
By Haines6116.74142.314.01400.0116.70.0
Bull Karcis3133.3120.72.02t133.3133.342.4
Stu Smith200.0100.000.0150.00.0
Team Totals1645734.8809185.616.195.52716.533.1
Opponents Totals1856032.41089024.915.094.9179.227.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Blood1016816.84
Bill Sortet912113.41
Ed Brett813516.91
Bill Breeden6599.80
Tuffy Thompson612621.01
Bill Davidson416942.32
Johnny Gildea34715.70
Dom Cara23618.00
By Haines2178.50
Bull Karcis2189.00
Vince Sites2105.00
Silvio Zaninelli2126.00
Max Fiske100.000
Team Totals5791816.19
Opponents Totals6090215.09
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Davidson1
Team Totals171
Opponents Totals272
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Team Totals
Opponents Totals544
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals5440
Opponents Totals1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Blood1
Team Totals1
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals310
Opponents Totals1
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