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1948 San Francisco 49ers (AAFC) 2nd place Western Division 12-2-0 .857
Head Coach: Buck Shaw
Assistant CoachEddie Erdelatz
EndsJim Lawson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed8/18/1948ALos Angeles Dons42-24WPasadena, CARose Bowl58207
Sun8/22/1948HBaltimore Colts42-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium35139
Sun8/29/1948HBuffalo Bills35-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium33946Boxscore
Sun9/5/1948HBrooklyn Dodgers36-20WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium32606Boxscore
Sun9/12/1948HNew York Yankees41-0WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium60927Boxscore
Sun9/19/1948HLos Angeles Dons36-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium45420Boxscore
Sun9/26/1948ABuffalo Bills38-28WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium31103Boxscore
Fri10/1/1948AChicago Rockets31-14WChicago, ILSoldier Field14553Boxscore
Sun10/10/1948ABaltimore Colts56-14WBaltimore, MDMuncipal Stadium37209Boxscore
Sun10/17/1948ANew York Yankees21-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium29743Boxscore
Sun10/24/1948HBaltimore Colts21-10WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium27978Boxscore
Sun11/7/1948HChicago Rockets44-21WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium25306Boxscore
Sun11/14/1948ACleveland Browns7-14LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium82769Boxscore
Sun11/21/1948ABrooklyn Dodgers63-40WNew York, NYEbbets Field9336Boxscore
Sun11/28/1948HCleveland Browns28-31LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium59785Boxscore
Sun12/5/1948ALos Angeles Dons38-21WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum51460Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
63Frankie AlbertQB5'916028Stanford1414
38Bruno BanducciROG-DG5'1121627Stanford80
53Al BealsROE-DE6'019027Santa Clara1413
46Roman BentzLOT-DT6'223029Tulane30
54Gail BruceROE-DE6'120625Washington141
42Bob BryantLOT-DT6'322630Santa Ana JC; Texas Tech1414
84Eddie CarrDB6'018525none131
93Jim CasonROH-DB6'017121Louisiana State131
31Don ClarkLOG-DG5'1119725Southern California1414
48Floyd CollierLOT-DT6'121524San Jose State; Fresno State; Southern California120
32Jim CoxLOG-DG6'120528California; Stanford141
92Paul CroweROH-DB6'119024St. Mary's (California)110
45Chuck ElliottLOT-DT6'224027Oregon20
21Art ElstonC-LB5'1119130South Carolina120
81Len EshmontLOH-DB5'1017931Fordham1311
34Visco GrgichROG-DG5'1121725Santa Clara1412
88Forrest HallLOH5'815527Duquesne; San Francisco141
56Clarence HowellLOE-DE6'118821Texas A&M120
23Bill JohnsonC-LB6'322822Texas A&M; Tyler JC40
45Fred LandLOT-DT6'122023Louisiana State20
71Verl LillywhiteFB-DB5'1018522Modesto JC; Southern California140
59Norm MaloneyROE-DE6'119025Purdue141
74Len MasiniLOG-DG6'022526Fresno State10
37Riley MathesonROG-DG6'220734Cameron JC; Texas-El Paso142
24/38Walt McCormickROG-DG6'121522Washington; Southern California60
47Bob MikeROT-DT6'122028Florida A&M; UCLA131
74Joe PerryFB-LB6'020321Compton CC140
46Hal PuddyLOT-DT6'422524Oregon State60
52Hal ShoenerLOE-DE6'320025Iowa141
72Norm StandleeFB6'123829Stanford1414
91Johnny StrzykalskiROH-DB5'919027Marquette1413
94Bob SullivanROH-DB5'1019025Holy Cross130
58Nick SusoeffLOE-DE6'121527Washington State1312
82Joe VetranoLOH5'917030Southern Mississippi141
64Bev WallaceQB6'218025Compton CC100
22Joel WilliamsC6'122022Louisiana-Lafayette; Texas1413
41John WoudenbergROT-DT6'322630Denver1413
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Joe Scott15BSan Francisco
Jim Cason315BLouisiana State
Walt McCormick423CSouthern California
Fred Land632TLouisiana State
Phil O'Reilly738TPurdue
Bill Luongo950BPennsylvania
Bob Steckroth1162EWilliam & Mary
Gene Malinowski1270CDetroit Mercy
Len Modzelski1378TScranton
Les Rideout1486TBowling Green State
Larry Olsonoski1594TMinnesota
Wally Matulich16102BMississippi State
Bob Ravensberg17110EIndiana
Bill Pritula18118TMichigan
Art Fitzgerald19126BYale
Pete Barbolak20134TPurdue
Dick Loepfe21142TWisconsin
Bob Heck22150EPurdue
Floyd Lawhorn23158GTexas Tech
Goble Bryant24166TArmy
Bill Talarico25174BPennsylvania
Everett Marshall26182TPennsylvania
Perry Moss27190BIllinois
Bill Bell28198QBMuhlenberg
Herb Siegert29206GIllinois
Frank Williams30214BUtah State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals106171106112
Opponents Totals45596381
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals22715267889794
Opponents Totals203100901372567
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Al Beals140000084
Joe Vetrano1626693.95862.5083
Joe Perry120000072
Johnny Strzykalski110000066
Frankie Albert81250.000049
Jim Cason30000018
Verl Lillywhite30000018
Hal Shoener30000018
Norm Standlee30000018
Eddie Carr20000012
Paul Crowe20000012
Len Eshmont20000012
Forrest Hall20000012
Norm Maloney111100.00007
Bob Sullivan1000006
Nick Susoeff1000006
Bob Bryant0000012
Team Totals69646992.85862.51495
Opponents Totals35323591.42540.00248
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Joe Vetrano5862.51/1/1/2/0/
Team Totals5862.51/1/1/2/0/
Opponents Totals2540.00/2/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Strzykalski1419156.54
Joe Perry775627.357t10
Forrest Hall664136.365t2
Frankie Albert693495.18
Verl Lillywhite533406.43
Len Eshmont502965.91
Norm Standlee522615.057t3
Jim Cason201467.359t2
Eddie Carr141218.6541
Bob Sullivan331213.70
Joe Vetrano12715.91
Paul Crowe12655.40
Bev Wallace320.70
Gail Bruce111.010
Team Totals60336636.16535
Opponents Totals46819064.111
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Frankie Albert26415458.310019907.512.959t2911.0103.8102.9
Bev Wallace22836.4111145.214.314.5313.629.5
Verl Lillywhite100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Johnny Strzykalski100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals28816256.311221047.313.059t3010.4144.993.9
Opponents Totals37418449.215826157.014.278t236.1328.657.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Al Beals4659112.814
Nick Susoeff272378.81
Johnny Strzykalski2648518.759t7
Hal Shoener15765.13
Len Eshmont1421415.30
Joe Perry8799.91
Gail Bruce5499.80
Jim Cason49924.81
Forrest Hall48721.80
Bob Sullivan45814.51
Eddie Carr34013.30
Joe Vetrano13434.0340
Norm Maloney12929.029t1
Clarence Howell199.090
Frankie Albert111.010
Norm Standlee111.010
Verl Lillywhite1-1-1.0-10
Paul Crowe01616L1
Team Totals162210413.059t30
Opponents Totals184261514.27823
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Eddie Carr714420.6561
Paul Crowe56913.81
Jim Cason5469.20
Verl Lillywhite3268.70
Johnny Strzykalski3217.00
Riley Matheson242.00
Joe Perry12424.0240
Don Clark11212.0120
Bob Sullivan166.060
Clarence Howell155.050
Art Elston100.000
Len Eshmont100.000
Bill Johnson100.000
Team Totals3235711.2562
Opponents Totals141198.50
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Frankie Albert35156844.8820
Bev Wallace519238.40
Joe Vetrano13838.0380
Verl Lillywhite37625.30
Team Totals44187442.682031435.5
Opponents Totals68800676
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Cason2230914.10
Johnny Strzykalski1320115.50
Forrest Hall39732.3570
Verl Lillywhite34113.70
Bob Bryant11414.0140
Paul Crowe2147.00
Team Totals4467615.4570
Opponents Totals2431413.10
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Forrest Hall1336928.40
Jim Cason1021221.20
Johnny Strzykalski918520.60
Joe Perry414536.387t1
Bob Sullivan24020.00
Joe Vetrano13838.0380
Len Eshmont13232.0320
Norm Standlee13131.0310
Paul Crowe2189.00
Eddie Carr11616.0160
Nick Susoeff11212.0120
Team Totals45109824.487t1
Opponents Totals70730
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Len Eshmont1
Team Totals38211720371
Opponents Totals35201521361
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