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1947 Baltimore Colts (AAFC) 4th place Eastern Division 2-11-1 .154
Head Coach: Cecil Isbell
Assistant CoachNick Campofreda
BackfieldDon Edmonds
BackfieldAndy Hewlett
LineTom Stidham
Assistant CoachTarzan Taylor
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/22/1947NBuffalo Bills20-29LHershey, PAHershey Stadium7018
Fri8/29/1947ACleveland Browns0-28LAkron, OHRubber Bowl33106
Sun9/7/1947HBrooklyn Dodgers16-7WBaltimore, MDMunicipal Stadium27418Boxscore
Sun9/14/1947ASan Francisco 49ers7-14LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium25787Boxscore
Sun9/21/1947ACleveland Browns0-28LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium44251Boxscore
Sun9/28/1947HNew York Yankees7-21LBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium51583Boxscore
Sun10/5/1947HSan Francisco 49ers28-28TBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium29556Boxscore
Sun10/12/1947ABuffalo Bills15-20LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium27345Boxscore
Sun10/19/1947HLos Angeles Dons10-38LBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium36852Boxscore
Sun10/26/1947ALos Angeles Dons0-56LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum27000Boxscore
Sun11/2/1947ANew York Yankees21-35LNew York, NYYankee Stadium21714Boxscore
Fri11/7/1947AChicago Rockets21-27LChicago, ILSoldier Field5395Boxscore
Sun11/16/1947ABrooklyn Dodgers14-21LNew York, NYEbbets Field9604Boxscore
Sun11/23/1947HBuffalo Bills14-33LBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium19593Boxscore
Sun11/30/1947HChicago Rockets14-7WBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium14085Boxscore
Sun12/7/1947HCleveland Browns0-42LBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium20574Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
54Bill BaumgartnerDE6'320226Minnesota20
57Hub BechtolLOE-DE6'320221Texas Tech; Texas1411
85Blondy BlackOHB5'1119527Mississippi State50
59Lamar BlountROE-DE6'119027East Central CC; Mississippi State53
67Ernie CaseQB-DB5'1017028UCLA1410
75Jim CastigliaFB5'1120829Georgetown (DC)22
Armand CureOHB6'019828Rhode Island10
51Lamar DavisLOE-DE6'118526Georgia134
88Andy DudishROH5'1118229Georgia144
35Barry FrenchLOG-DG6'022525Purdue1414
63John GalvinQB5'1017027Purdue121
59Gorham GetchellOE-DE6'422527Temple70
45Ed GrainROT-DT6'023025Pennsylvania92
24Dick HandleyC6'121525Sequoias JC; Fresno State142
42George HekkersOT-DT6'422924Wisconsin30
31Luke HigginsOG-DG6'021028Notre Dame100
82Billy HillenbrandLOH-DB6'018825Indiana1412
52Ralph JonesOE-DE6'220025Union (Tennessee); Alabama40
46Mike KasapROT-DT6'225525Illinois; Purdue; Illinois122
41Al KlugLOT-DT6'121527Marquette116
28Joe KodbaC-LB5'1119025Butler; Purdue123
54Floyd KonetskyDE6'019727Florida61
45Jim LandriganOT-DT6'423524Holy Cross; Dartmouth50
37Augie LioROG-DG6'023429Georgetown (DC)139
53Elmer MadarROE-DE5'1118527Michigan96
34Vic MarinoLOG-DG5'820529Ohio State134
48John MellusLOT-DT6'021430Villanova138
73Bus MertesFB6'020128North Central; Iowa149
55Gil MeyerE6'220027Wake Forest130
81Rudy MobleyLOH-DB5'715526Hardin-Simmons142
66Steve NemethQB5'1017425Notre Dame51
49George PerpichROT-DT6'223327Georgetown (DC)1310
21Mike PhillipsC6'020826McDaniel129
64Wilson SchwenkQB6'220130Washington-St. Louis142
56Sig SigurdsonROE-DE6'220629Pacific Lutheran83
76Frankie SinkwichFB5'1119027Georgia73
83Ray TerrellHB6'018528Mississippi95
77Ivan TrebotichFB5'1020827St. Mary's (California)30
87Johnny VardianROH-DB5'816726none145
71John WrightFB-LB5'1122527Maryland; Georgia; Maryland120
30Frank YokasROG-DG5'1121023none121
33George ZorichOG-DG6'221329Northwestern100
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Elmer Madar11EMichigan
Hub Bechtol29ETexas
Tommy Mont317BMaryland
Weldon Humble425GRice
Russ Deal533TIndiana
Don Malmberg641TUCLA
Vic Schwall749BNorthwestern
Howie Turner857BNorth Carolina State
Frank Hubbell965ETennessee
Gaston Bourgeois1073GTulane
Jim Brieske1181CMichigan
Rudy Mobley1289BHardin-Simmons
Gerry Doherty1397BDelaware
Bill Baumgartner14105EMinnesota
Jim Kekeris15113TMissouri
John North16121EVanderbilt
Jim Canady17127BTexas
Howie Brown18133GIndiana
Johnny Sims19139BTulane
Burt VanderClute20145GWesleyan
Tony Stalloni21151TDelaware
Jean Lamoure22155GFresno State
Leo Daniels23159BTexas A&M
Tex Reilly24163BColorado
Jim Landrigan25167TDartmouth
Ernie CaseSpecialSelectionBUCLA
Arnold TuckerSpecialSelectionQBArmy
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals40542845
Opponents Totals981008396
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals16165851147360
Opponents Totals18311859659488
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Billy Hillenbrand100000060
Augie Lio0192095.03837.5028
Lamar Davis20000012
Andy Dudish20000012
Bus Mertes20000012
Rudy Mobley20000012
Hub Bechtol1000006
Jim Castiglia1000006
Wilson Schwenk1000006
Johnny Vardian1000006
Ernie Case011100.011100.004
Mike Phillips0000012
Steve Nemeth011100.0010.001
Team Totals22212295.541040.01167
Opponents Totals53505394.331225.00377
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Ernie Case11100.01/10/00/00/00/0
Augie Lio3837.51/2/0/0/0/
Steve Nemeth010.00/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals41040.02/2/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals31225.00/2/0/0/1/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bus Mertes953213.42
Frankie Sinkwich552083.80
Billy Hillenbrand662043.12
John Wright381133.00
Rudy Mobley26903.51
Wilson Schwenk25582.31
Johnny Vardian35571.60
Blondy Black5397.80
Andy Dudish28301.11
Ray Terrell21201.00
Jim Castiglia9182.00
Lamar Davis3144.70
Steve Nemeth111.010
Ernie Case100.000
Hub Bechtol2-1-0.50
Armand Cure2-1-0.50
Lamar Blount1-2-2.0-20
John Galvin1-4-4.0-40
Ivan Trebotich3-4-1.30
Team Totals41711612.87
Opponents Totals57126654.763t29
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Wilson Schwenk32716851.413922366.813.372t134.0206.140319191761.2
Ernie Case11436.46494.512.300.019.11133613.1
John Galvin6350.03345.711.300.000.0003467.4
Steve Nemeth6233.32183.09.000.0233.300182.8
Lamar Davis100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Billy Hillenbrand100.0000.000.01100.018-80.0
Team Totals35217750.315123376.613.272t133.7246.842340199755.6
Opponents Totals23912451.910117917.514.456t177.1145.919139165275.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Lamar Davis4651511.2542
Billy Hillenbrand3970218.058t7
Hub Bechtol171679.81
Johnny Vardian1628017.572t1
Rudy Mobley1112111.01
Lamar Blount814818.50
Elmer Madar8536.60
Sig Sigurdson810413.00
Andy Dudish713018.670t1
Ray Terrell6213.50
Ralph Jones3237.70
Gorham Getchell2178.50
Bus Mertes22814.00
Blondy Black177.070
Jim Castiglia11010.0100
Gil Meyer133.030
Frankie Sinkwich133.030
John Mellus055L0
Team Totals177233713.272t13
Opponents Totals124179114.45617
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Vardian34816.00
Ernie Case25628.00
Rudy Mobley284.00
Billy Hillenbrand14848.0480
Floyd Konetsky11515.0150
Lamar Davis11212.0120
Ray Terrell11212.0120
Hub Bechtol177.070
John Wright155.050
Joe Kodba122.020
Team Totals1421315.20
Opponents Totals2441717.4824
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
John Galvin66237736.02
Steve Nemeth312642.00
Frankie Sinkwich416741.80
Ernie Case515230.41
Team Totals78282236.2328.1
Opponents Totals56742546
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Hillenbrand1320115.5570
Andy Dudish512124.20
Rudy Mobley57414.80
Johnny Vardian56613.20
Lamar Davis13333.0330
Ray Terrell11818.0180
Ernie Case2189.00
Frankie Sinkwich11515.0150
Team Totals3354616.6570
Opponents Totals4662713.6571
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Hillenbrand1846625.996t1
Ray Terrell920422.70
Andy Dudish818423.00
Johnny Vardian612821.30
Frankie Sinkwich511823.60
Ernie Case410426.00
Lamar Davis24422.00
John Galvin23819.00
Rudy Mobley11818.0180
Ivan Trebotich11717.0170
Elmer Madar11414.0140
Hub Bechtol11313.0130
Barry French188.080
Team Totals59135623.096t1
Opponents Totals38791
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Jim Castiglia1
Team Totals36231325381
Opponents Totals50252523481
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