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1945 New York Giants (NFL) 3rd place Eastern Division 3-6-1 .333
Head Coach: Steve Owen
Line Bill Owen
Backfield Mike Palm
Assistant Coach Red Smith
Day Date Opponent Score Location Venue Attendance Notes
Fri 9/14/1945 A Cleveland Rams 23-38 L Cleveland, OH League Park 13656
Tue 9/18/1945 A Boston Yanks 3-14 L Lynn, MA Manning Bowl 8000
Sun 9/23/1945 N Chicago Bears 13-14 L Buffalo, NY War Memorial Stadium 11947
Sun 9/30/1945 A Camp Lee 21-0 W Newark, NJ Schools Stadium 20000
Sun 10/7/1945 A Pittsburgh Steelers 34-6 W Pittsburgh, PA Forbes Field 20097 Boxscore
Sun 10/14/1945 A Boston Yanks 13-13 T New York, NY Yankee Stadium 33113 Boxscore
Sun 10/21/1945 H Pittsburgh Steelers 7-21 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 43070 Boxscore
Sun 10/28/1945 H Washington Redskins 14-24 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 55461 Boxscore
Sun 11/4/1945 H Cleveland Rams 17-21 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 46219 Boxscore
Sun 11/11/1945 A Philadelphia Eagles 17-38 L Philadelphia, PA Shibe Park 30047 Boxscore
Sun 11/18/1945 H Detroit Lions 35-14 W New York, NY Polo Grounds 38215 Boxscore
Sun 11/25/1945 H Green Bay Packers 14-23 L New York, NY Polo Grounds 52681 Boxscore
Sun 12/2/1945 H Philadelphia Eagles 28-21 W New York, NY Polo Grounds 45372 Boxscore
Sun 12/9/1945 A Washington Redskins 0-17 L Washington, DC Griffith Stadium 34788 Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
No Player Pos Ht Wt Age College GP GS
28 Verlin Adams ROG-DG 6'1 205 27 Charleston 9 4
6 Elmer Barbour QB-DB 6'1 200 26 Wake Forest 4 3
42 Hub Barker QB-DB 5'10 193 27 Arkansas 3 0
26 Vic Carroll ROT-DT 6'3 231 33 Pasadena CC; Nevada-Reno 2 2
36 Frank Cope LOT-DT 6'2 225 30 Santa Clara 9 8
14 Ward Cuff ROH-DB 6'1 192 33 Marquette 9 5
10 Lou DeFilippo ROT-DT 6'2 230 29 Fordham 9 5
19 Jack Doolan HB-DB 6'1 190 26 Georgetown (DC) 5 0
70 Lou Eaton OT-DT 6'2 215 30 California 2 0
34/8 Steve Filipowicz FB-LB 5'8 198 24 Fordham 10 5
70 Sam Fox LOE-DE 6'2 215 27 Ohio State 8 6
5 George Franck HB-DB 6'0 180 27 Minnesota 5 0
9 Bob Garner OT-DT 6'0 238 22 none 1 0
17 Carl Grate ROG-DG 6'0 215 25 Georgia 4 2
7 Mel Hein C-LB 6'2 225 36 Washington State 10 10
20 Arnie Herber HB-DB 5'11 203 35 Wisconsin; Regis 10 0
43 John Hovious LOH-DB 5'8 180 26 Mississippi 5 1
39 Herb Kane OT-DT 6'0 220 25 East Central 3 0
60 Tom Kearns OT-DT 6'3 244 26 Miami (Florida) 3 0
38 Mike Klotovich LOH-DB 5'10 186 28 St. Mary's (California) 6 1
22 Frank Liebel ROE-DE 6'1 211 26 Norwich 10 0
34 Virgil Lindahl OE-DE 6'1 204 26 Wayne State (Nebraska); Kentucky 3 0
16 Jim Little OT-DT 6'1 200 25 Kentucky 2 0
24 Howie Livingston LOH-DB 6'1 183 23 Fullerton JC 10 6
18 Frank Martin HB-DB 5'9 177 26 Alabama 4 0
Bob Morrow BB-DB 6'0 222 27 Illinois Wesleyan 1 0
8 Bill Paschal FB-LB 6'0 201 24 Georgia Tech 4 1
15 Win Pedersen OT-DT 6'3 225 30 Minnesota 4 0
18 Bill Petrilas QB-DB 6'1 195 30 none 4 2
29 Bill Piccolo C-LB 5'10 184 25 Canisius 3 0
23 Jim Poole LOE-DE 6'2 218 30 Mississippi 3 1
2 Marion Pugh LOH-DB 6'1 187 26 Texas A&M 6 2
39 Phil Ragazzo ROT-DT 6'0 216 30 Western Reserve 5 5
4 Leland Shaffer QB-DB 6'2 203 33 Kansas State 6 1
5 Ed Shedlosky HB-DB 6'0 185 25 Fordham; Tulsa 2 0
33 Jim Sivell ROG-DG 5'9 205 31 Auburn 6 6
27 Hal Springer LOE-DE 6'3 215 24 Central Oklahoma 9 2
50 Ken Strong K 6'0 206 39 New York University 9 9
37 Joe Sulaitis QB-DB 6'2 212 24 none 8 4
55 Army Tomaini LOT-DT 5'11 245 27 Catawba 8 1
69 Frank Umont OG-DG 5'11 220 28 none 8 0
31 Larry Visnic LOG-DG 5'10 195 26 St. Benedict's 9 4
11 Johnny Weiss ROE-DE 6'2 198 23 none 10 10
12 Art White LOG-DG 5'8 217 30 Alabama 4 3
30 Harry Wynne LOE-DE 6'4 203 25 Arkansas 6 1
DRAFT LIST Round Overall Pos College Notes
Elmer Barbour 1 10 B Wake Forest
Gordon Appleby 3 26 C Ohio State
Ed Castleberry 5 42 B West Texas A&M
Barney Poole 6 53 E Mississippi
Jack Mead 7 64 E Wisconsin
Nick Vodick 8 75 B Northwestern
John Rudan 9 86 B Marquette
Vic Smith 10 97 B UCLA
Jim Young 11 108 T Arkansas
Billy Bevis 12 119 B Tennessee
Bob Boozer 13 130 T Arkansas
Stan Rhoades 14 141 B Mississippi State
Jack Wink 15 152 B Wisconsin
Jim Little 16 163 T Kentucky
Bob Jabbusch 17 174 G Ohio State
Bill Byrd 18 185 C Maryland
Glenn Morries 19 196 T Texas
Pete Davis 20 207 B Santa Clara
Sammy Vacanti 21 218 B Nebraska
Verne Oliver 22 229 C Washington State
Jim Chadwell 23 240 T Tennessee
Vince Mroz 24 251 E Michigan State
George Kita 25 262 B Drake
Doug Graham 26 273 T Stanford
Jack Dillon 27 284 E Texas Tech
Charley Anthony 28 295 B Brown
Ray Pipkin 29 306 B Arkansas
Joe Wolf 30 317 C Southern California
Bill Broderick 31 323 T Utah
John Staples 32 329 G Alabama
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Team Totals 40 56 31 52
Opponents Totals 45 64 44 45
TEAM STATS TOP 1ST DOWNS Rush Pass Pen 3RD DOWN Att Pct 4TH DOWN Att Pct PEN YDS
Team Totals 98 50 38 10 56 492
Opponents Totals 140 77 55 8 55 472
SCORING TD X1 X1A PCT FG FGA PCT SAF PTS
Frank Liebel 10 0 0 0 0 0 60
Ken Strong 0 23 23 100.0 6 13 46.2 0 41
Howie Livingston 5 0 0 0 0 0 30
Steve Filipowicz 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Sam Fox 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Bill Paschal 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
Bill Piccolo 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Johnny Weiss 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Team Totals 23 23 23 100.0 6 13 46.2 0 179
Opponents Totals 26 24 26 92.3 6 14 42.9 0 198
FIELD GOALS MADE ATT PCT 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
Ken Strong 6 13 46.2 0/ 4/ 0/ 2/ 0/
Team Totals 6 13 46.2 0/ 4/ 0/ 2/ 0/
Opponents Totals 6 14 42.9 1/ 3/ 2/ 0/ 0/
RUSHING ATT YDS AVG LG TD
Bill Paschal 59 247 4.2 77t 2
Ward Cuff 48 214 4.5 25 0
Steve Filipowicz 53 142 2.7 13 1
Howie Livingston 40 109 2.7 13 3
George Franck 29 42 1.4 9 0
Joe Sulaitis 10 37 3.7 10 0
Jack Doolan 10 26 2.6 10 0
Mike Klotovich 5 26 5.2 15 0
Ed Shedlosky 9 11 1.2 4 0
Frank Martin 1 1 1.0 1 0
John Hovious 22 -7 -0.3 7 0
Arnie Herber 6 -27 -4.5 1 0
Marion Pugh 24 -52 -2.2 8 0
Team Totals 316 769 2.4 77t 6
Opponents Totals 395 1643 4.2 17
PASSING ATT COM PCT INC YDS Y/ATT Y/COM LG TD TD% INT INT% TS YL NYP RTG
Arnie Herber 80 35 43.8 37 641 8.0 18.3 54t 9 11.3 8 10.0 69.8
Marion Pugh 58 27 46.6 28 390 6.7 14.4 47 3 5.2 3 5.2 64.6
John Hovious 46 22 47.8 19 373 8.1 17.0 53t 4 8.7 5 10.9 65.1
Joe Sulaitis 13 7 53.8 6 126 9.7 18.0 38 0 0.0 0 0.0 87.3
George Franck 1 1 100.0 0 4 4.0 4.0 4 0 0.0 0 0.0 83.3
Bill Paschal 1 0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 39.6
Steve Filipowicz 2 0 0.0 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 39.6
Team Totals 201 92 45.8 93 1534 7.6 16.7 54 16 8.0 16 8.0 65.4
Opponents Totals 186 99 53.2 74 1410 7.6 14.2 6 3.2 13 7.0 59.7
RECEIVING REC YDS AVG LG TD
Frank Liebel 22 593 27.0 54t 10
Howie Livingston 14 250 17.9 47 2
Ward Cuff 12 172 14.3 34 0
Sam Fox 10 120 12.0 28 2
Jack Doolan 6 50 8.3 23 0
Steve Filipowicz 4 49 12.3 26t 1
Hal Springer 4 63 15.8 36 0
Johnny Weiss 4 82 20.5 39t 1
George Franck 3 39 13.0 18 0
Frank Martin 3 14 4.7 9 0
Bill Paschal 2 11 5.5 6 0
Ed Shedlosky 2 15 7.5 9 0
Joe Sulaitis 2 12 6.0 6 0
Harry Wynne 2 25 12.5 20 0
Mike Klotovich 1 7 7.0 6 0
Virgil Lindahl 1 32 32.0 32 0
Team Totals 92 1534 16.7 54t 16
Opponents Totals 99 1410 14.2 6
INTERCEPTIONS INT YDS AVG LG TD
Howie Livingston 3 65 21.7 38 0
Mel Hein 2 7 3.5 7 0
Bill Petrilas 2 1 0.5 1 0
Frank Liebel 1 17 17.0 17 0
Ward Cuff 1 15 15.0 15 0
Phil Ragazzo 1 7 7.0 7 0
Verlin Adams 1 3 3.0 3 0
Larry Visnic 1 3 3.0 3 0
Frank Martin 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 13 118 9.1 38 0
Opponents Totals 16 336 21.0 2
PUNTING NO YDS AVG LG BL TB I20 RYDS NYDS NET
George Franck 22 832 37.8 57 0
Howie Livingston 13 481 37.0 62 0
Mike Klotovich 11 423 38.5 54 0
Ken Strong 3 134 44.7 51 0
Arnie Herber 1 51 51.0 51 0
Team Totals 50 1921 38.4 62 0 27.3
Opponents Totals 44 295 29.1
PUNT RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Ward Cuff 10 124 12.4 41 0
Howie Livingston 13 106 8.2 16 0
Ed Shedlosky 1 19 19.0 19 0
Steve Filipowicz 1 18 18.0 18 0
George Franck 1 18 18.0 18 0
Frank Martin 1 10 10.0 10 0
Team Totals 27 295 10.9 41 0
Opponents Totals 28 10.9 24 0
KICKOFF RETURNS NO FC YDS AVG LG TD
Ward Cuff 4 105 26.3 33 0
Howie Livingston 4 104 26.0 39 0
Jack Doolan 3 87 29.0 47 0
George Franck 3 58 19.3 36 0
Joe Sulaitis 3 50 16.7 19 0
Bill Paschal 2 43 21.5 27 0
Leland Shaffer 2 42 21.0 24 0
Ed Shedlosky 2 40 20.0 21 0
Johnny Weiss 2 36 18.0 18 0
Steve Filipowicz 1 32 32.0 32 0
John Hovious 1 20 20.0 20 0
Frank Martin 1 18 18.0 18 0
Sam Fox 1 14 14.0 14 0
Larry Visnic 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 649 21.6 47 0
Opponents Totals 30 1
FUMBLES NO LOST OWN OPP REC YDS TD
Elmer Barbour 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Vic Carroll 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Frank Cope 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
Ward Cuff 5 2 0 2 -13 0
Lou DeFilippo 1 1 0 1 0 0
Jack Doolan 1 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Filipowicz 1 1 1 2 -4 0
Sam Fox 0 0 0 3 3 14 0
George Franck 2 2 0 2 5 0
Mel Hein 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Arnie Herber 3 2 0 2 5 0
John Hovious 3 3 0 3 0 0
Mike Klotovich 2 2 0 2 0 0
Frank Liebel 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Howie Livingston 3 1 0 1 0 0
Frank Martin 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Bill Paschal 2 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Piccolo 0 0 0 1 1 7 1
Jim Sivell 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Hal Springer 2 0 1 1 0 0
Joe Sulaitis 2 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Umont 0 0 1 1 2 0 0
Johnny Weiss 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
Team Totals 27 9 18 14 32 23 1
Opponents Totals 31 14 17 9 26 0
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