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1947 Chicago Rockets (AAFC) 4th place Western Division 1-13-0 .071
Head Coach: Jim Crowley
Assistant CoachAl Babartsky
Assistant CoachHamp Pool
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/23/1947NBrooklyn Dodgers17-20LSalt Lake City, UTUte Stadium28000
Fri8/29/1947HLos Angeles Dons21-24LChicago, ILSoldier Field41182Boxscore
Fri9/5/1947ANew York Yankees26-48LNew York, NYYankee Stadium36777Boxscore
Sun9/14/1947ABuffalo Bills20-28LBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium33648Boxscore
Fri9/19/1947HBuffalo Bills14-31LChicago, ILSoldier Field22685Boxscore
Fri9/26/1947HCleveland Browns21-41LChicago, ILSoldier Field18450Boxscore
Fri10/3/1947HBrooklyn Dodgers31-35LChicago, ILSoldier Field16844Boxscore
Sun10/12/1947ASan Francisco 49ers28-42LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium23300Boxscore
Sun10/19/1947ACleveland Browns28-31LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium35266Boxscore
Fri10/24/1947HNew York Yankees7-28LChicago, ILSoldier Field20310Boxscore
Fri10/31/1947ABrooklyn Dodgers3-7LNew York, NYEbbets Field2960Boxscore
Fri11/7/1947HBaltimore Colts27-21WChicago, ILSoldier Field5395Boxscore
Fri11/21/1947HSan Francisco 49ers16-41LChicago, ILSoldier Field5791Boxscore
Sun11/30/1947ABaltimore Colts7-14LBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium14085Boxscore
Sun12/7/1947ALos Angeles Dons14-34LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum20856Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
36Alex AgaseROG-DG5'1021025Illinois; Purdue; Illinois1111
99Billy BassLOH-DB5'1018025Tennessee State; Nevada-Reno132
42Alf BaumanOT-DT6'222827Northwestern30
54Connie Mack BerryDE6'321532North Carolina State20
64Angelo BertelliQB6'119026Notre Dame10
33John BillmanLOG-DG6'020128Minnesota21
85Walt ClayDB5'1019623Colorado30
25Herb ColemanC6'020024Notre Dame134
65Norm CoxQB6'221022Texas Christian20
71Bill DaleyFB6'221028DePaul; Minnesota; Michigan; Columbia1312
66Al DekdebrunQB5'1018226Columbia; Cornell125
55Bob DoveLOE-DE6'122226Notre Dame133
52Ray EbliROE-DE6'221028Notre Dame52
75Fred EvansLOH5'1118526Notre Dame96
40/45Forrest GriggROT-DT6'229421Tulsa126
57John HarringtonLOE-DE6'319826Marquette123
35George HechtROG-DG6'023527Alabama103
80Elroy HirschLOH6'119024Wisconsin; Michigan85
64Bob HoernschemeyerROH5'1119422Indiana; Navy22
45Chuck HunekeOT-DT6'322526St. Mary's (Texas); St. Benedict's; Wyoming10
74Bill KellagherFB-DB5'1120527Fordham141
41John KuzmanLOT-DT6'123232Fordham149
50Pat LaheyROE-DE6'221928John Carroll134
21Peter LamanaC5'1121026Boston University120
73Ernie LewisFB6'121123Colorado140
36Fran MattinglyOG-DG5'1121530Texas A&M-Kingsville10
46Harley McCollumROT-DT6'424531Tulane139
43Joe MihalOT-DT6'223431Purdue10
53Max MorrisLOE-DE6'220022Illinois; Northwestern137
51Jerry MulreadyROE-DE6'220524Minnesota; North Dakota State86
27Fred NegusC6'121024Wisconsin; Michigan; Wisconsin139
48Bruno NiedzielaROT-DT6'222024Iowa101
32Jim O'NealROG-DG6'123023Texas Christian122
30Jim PearcyLOG-DG5'1121029Marshall1411
49Benny PucciROT-DT6'425522none122
52Frank QuillenROE-DE6'522527Pennsylvania82
88Ray RamseyROH-DB6'216626Bradley1411
54John RokiskyLOE-DE6'220225Duquesne141
29Cliff RothrockC5'1019025North Dakota State21
43Johnny SanchezOT-DT6'323927Los Angeles CC; San Francisco10
97Teddy ScalissiLOH5'817326Ripon102
60Bill SchroederROH-DB6'019024Wisconsin112
34Tony SumpterOG-DG6'121524Cameron JC10
69Sammy VacantiQB5'1020225Iowa; Purdue; Nebraska138
40Norm VerryROT-DT6'124525Southern California11
31Evan VogdsOG-DG5'1021024Wisconsin130
37Lloyd WasserbachOT-DT5'1120326Wisconsin50
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
George Sullivan14TNotre Dame
Ray Manieri212BWake Forest
Bob Derleth320TMichigan
Johnny Reagan428BMontana
Jim Pharr536CAuburn
Bob Sandberg644BMinnesota
Eddie Allen752BPennsylvania
Matt Bolger860ENotre Dame
Charley Eikenberg968BRice
Ermal Allen1076QBKentucky
Marty Chaves1184GOregon State
George Jernigan1292GGeorgia
R.J. Jordan13100EGeorgia Tech
Bobby Livingstone14108BNotre Dame
Bill Ivy15116TNorthwestern
Bruno Niedziela16124TIowa
Bill Mackrides17130QBNevada-Reno
Mac Wenskunas18136CIllinois
Tony Graham19142CSt. Mary's (Minnesota)
Russ Benda20148GIowa
George Watkins21154TTexas
Sammy Vacanti22158BNebraska
Len Zenkevitch23162TIdaho
Dave Day24166GIowa
Bill Franks25170TIllinois
Bernie GallagherSpecialSelectionTPennsylvania
Johnny LujackSpecialSelectionQBNotre Dame
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals209349101
Opponents Totals10799107112
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals15569751138264
Opponents Totals20011676872610
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ray Ramsey100000060
John Rokisky0333594.34850.0045
Bill Daley40000024
Elroy Hirsch40000024
John Harrington30000018
Bill Schroeder30000018
Billy Bass20000012
Max Morris20000012
Teddy Scalissi20000012
Bob Dove1000006
Ray Ebli1000006
Fred Evans1000006
Bob Hoernschemeyer1000006
Frank Quillen1000006
Sammy Vacanti1000006
Fred Negus0000012
Angelo Bertelli000010.000
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals36333691.74944.41263
Opponents Totals58565896.671838.90425
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Angelo Bertelli010.00/0/0/0/0/
John Rokisky4850.00/2/2/0/0/
Team Totals4944.40/2/2/0/0/
Opponents Totals71838.90/5/1/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Daley1214473.7524
Ray Ramsey704336.22
Bill Kellagher422435.80
Fred Evans201105.51
Al Dekdebrun20713.60
Elroy Hirsch23512.21
Ernie Lewis13473.60
Bill Schroeder11454.10
Billy Bass28441.60
Teddy Scalissi35371.10
Angelo Bertelli122.020
Bob Hoernschemeyer520.40
Norm Cox1-3-3.0-30
Sammy Vacanti11-9-0.81
Team Totals40115203.8529
Opponents Totals56427524.978t34
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Sammy Vacanti2259642.711315717.016.480t167.1167.160.8
Al Dekdebrun754560.0235567.412.461t56.779.366.3
Bob Hoernschemeyer22940.9131436.515.973t14.500.078.4
Bill Daley6350.027011.723.3116.7116.792.4
Angelo Bertelli7228.63-5-0.7-2.500.0228.60.0
Billy Bass11100.001414.014.01400.000.0118.8
Norm Cox2150.0194.59.0900.000.062.5
Elroy Hirsch100.0100.000.000.039.6
Fred Evans200.0200.000.000.039.6
Team Totals34115746.015823586.915.080t236.7267.629264209460.0
Opponents Totals28814048.612922067.715.870t206.9196.614114209270.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Ramsey3576821.980t9
Max Morris2223910.91
John Harrington1723313.73
Pat Lahey1314811.40
Bill Daley121169.7520
Elroy Hirsch1028228.276t3
Billy Bass8799.91
Jerry Mulready710815.40
Frank Quillen711316.11
Bob Dove66110.21
Teddy Scalissi56713.42
Ray Ebli4389.51
Fred Evans45313.30
Bill Kellagher3227.30
Bill Schroeder2199.51
Bob Hoernschemeyer144.040
John Rokisky188.080
Team Totals157235815.080t23
Opponents Totals140220615.87020
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Kellagher67712.80
Ray Ramsey56613.20
Bill Schroeder414837.0622
Billy Bass210452.082t1
Alex Agase144.040
Fran Mattingly111.010
Team Totals1940021.182t3
Opponents Totals2651219.7520
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Ernie Lewis65254939.24
Fred Evans27336.50
Team Totals67262239.1430.6
Opponents Totals532289
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Ramsey1113111.90
Billy Bass10858.50
Teddy Scalissi22613.00
Elroy Hirsch22412.00
Fred Evans22010.00
Bill Daley133.030
Team Totals2828910.30
Opponents Totals4157013.91
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Ramsey1640625.4680
Billy Bass1226422.00
Elroy Hirsch617228.70
Teddy Scalissi817121.40
Fred Evans815919.90
Bill Daley714520.7570
Pat Lahey2189.00
Bob Dove11616.0160
Max Morris11313.0130
Bob Hoernschemeyer11111.0110
Harley McCollum199.090
Bill Schroeder59218.40
John Kuzman177.070
Team Totals69148321.5680
Opponents Totals45951
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Max Morris1
Team Totals50262420441
Opponents Totals32201226382
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