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1952 Detroit Lions (NFL) 1st place National Conference 9-3-0 .750
Head Coach: Buddy Parker
Assistant CoachAldo Forte
Assistant CoachGarrard Ramsey
Assistant CoachRuss Thomas
Assistant CoachGeorge Wilson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Mon8/18/1952NChicago Cardinals28-13WAmarillo, TXSandstrom Stadium10500
Sat8/23/1952NPhiladelphia Eagles7-3LLittle Rock, ARWar Memorial Stadium24000
Tue9/2/1952HNew York Giants33-17WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium36853
Sat9/6/1952NCleveland Browns28-21WSyracuse, NYArchbold Stadium26000
Fri9/12/1952ADallas Texans21-14WDallas, TXCotton Bowl32000
Sat9/20/1952NWashington Redskins45-7WNorman, OKUniversity of Oklahoma Stadium40000
Sun9/28/1952ASan Francisco 49ers3-17LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium54761
Fri10/3/1952ALos Angeles Rams17-14WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum42743
Sun10/12/1952HSan Francisco 49ers0-28LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium48842
Sun10/19/1952HLos Angeles Rams24-16WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium40152
Sun10/26/1952AGreen Bay Packers52-17WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24656
Sun11/2/1952HCleveland Browns17-6WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium56028
Sun11/9/1952APittsburgh Steelers31-6WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field26170
Sun11/16/1952HDallas Texans43-13WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium33304
Sun11/23/1952AChicago Bears23-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field37508
Thu11/27/1952HGreen Bay Packers48-24WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium39101
Sun12/7/1952HChicago Bears45-21WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium50410
Sat12/13/1952HDallas Texans41-6WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium12452
Sun12/21/1952HLos Angeles Rams31-21WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium47645Natonal Conference Playoff
Sun12/28/1952ACleveland Browns17-7WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium50934League Championship
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
45By BaileyROH5'1019222Washington State71
51Vince BanonisC6'123031Detroit Mercy1212
65Les BingamanMG6'327226Illinois1212
80Cloyce BoxLOE6'422029West Texas A&M128
66Stan CampbellLOG6'022622Iowa State40
24Jack ChristiansenDH-ROH6'119024Colorado State111
70Gus CifelliROT6'424426Nevada-Reno; Notre Dame1212
33Ollie ClineFB6'020027Ohio State80
76Lou CreekmurLOT6'424625William & Mary1212
39Pete D'AlonzoFB5'1021023Villanova40
25Jimmy DavidLDH5'1017825Colorado State1212
44Don DollS5'1018526Southern California1212
83Jim DoranLDE-ROE6'220125Iowa State1111
19Tom DublinskiQB6'219722Utah80
86Blaine EaronRDE6'119525Duke1212
60Dick FlanaganLLB6'021626Ohio State1212
50Keith FlowersRLB-LLB6'021122Texas Christian
85Sonny GandeeLDE-RDE6'021623Ohio State90
23Jug GirardLOH5'1117625Wisconsin119
34Pat HarderFB-K5'1120330Wisconsin109
1Jim HardyQB-K6'018029Southern California110
80Leon HartROE6'525724Notre Dame1111
48Jimmy HillDB6'018823Tennessee110
14Bob HoernschemeyerROH-FB5'1119427Indiana; Navy1110
28Yale LaryRDH-P6'018722Texas A&M1212
22Bobby LayneQB-K6'120126Texas1212
62Jim MartinLOG6'222728Notre Dame1212
73Thurman McGrawLDT6'523525Colorado State1111
74Bob MillerLDT-LOT6'324223Virginia121
42Lindy PearsonROH6'019823Oklahoma32
75John PrchlikRDT6'423427Yale12
20Clyde ScottLOH6'017428Navy; Arkansas40
40Bob SmithRLB-ROH-P6'119827Tulsa; Iowa12
63Dick StanfelROG6'323625San Francisco CC; San Francisco1212
84Pat SummerallLDE6'422822Arkansas20
81Bill SwiackiLOE-ROE6'219530Holy Cross; Columbia115
53LaVern TorgesonMLB6'021523Washington State1212
37Doak WalkerLOH-K5'1117325Southern Methodist93
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Yale Lary334BTexas A&M
Pat Summerall445EArkansas
Bob Miller558TVirginia
Gordon Cooper669EDenver
Wes Gardner782CUtah
Tom Dublinski893BUtah
Sonny Gandee9106EOhio State
Steve Dowden10117TBaylor
Keith Flowers11130CTexas Christian
Jimmy Roshto12141BLouisiana State
Carroll McDonald13154CFlorida
Ray Oliverson14165BBrigham Young
John Burgamy15178GGeorgia
Hank Lauricella17202BTennessee
Stan Campbell18213GIowa State
Blaine Earon19226EDuke
Gil Mains20237TMurray State
Arnold Boykin21250BMississippi
Jimmy David22261EColorado State
Hal Maxwell23274EMississippi
Bob Werckle24285TVanderbilt
By Bailey25298BWashington State
Buddy Terry26309EStephen F. Austin State
Bob Trout27322EBaylor
Hal Turner28333ETennessee State
Art Hudson29346BWestern Illinois
Ray Don Dillon30357BPrairie View A&M
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals4712665106
Opponents Totals43526730
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals219921151277799
Opponents Totals105741051662596
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Cloyce Box150000090
Pat Harder3343597.1112347.8085
Jack Christiansen40000024
Jug Girard40000024
Leon Hart40000024
Bob Hoernschemeyer40000024
Doak Walker055100.03560.0014
By Bailey20000012
Bobby Layne122100.00008
Ollie Cline1000006
Jim Doran1000006
Yale Lary1000006
Bob Smith1000006
Bill Swiacki1000006
LaVern Torgeson1000006
Sonny Gandee0000012
Jim Hardy011100.00001
Team Totals43424397.7142850.01344
Opponents Totals25212584.071546.70192
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Ronald Hardge112347.83/3/3/2/0/
Doak Walker3560.02/1/0/0/0/
Team Totals142850.05/4/3/2/0/
Opponents Totals71546.71/2/3/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Hoernschemeyer1064574.3414
Bobby Layne944114.4291
Pat Harder812443.0222
Jug Girard612223.6362
Jack Christiansen191487.865t2
Doak Walker261064.1200
By Bailey19743.9112
Jim Doran13636.0330
Ollie Cline13362.881
Jim Hardy5163.290
Bob Smith3124.0100
Leon Hart3103.3110
Pete D'Alonzo571.430
Tom Dublinski133.030
Lindy Pearson300.000
Clyde Scott2-2-1.040
Team Totals44217804.065t14
Opponents Totals35311453.29
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bobby Layne28713948.412819997.014.477t196.6207.0212178764.5
Jim Hardy592847.5264347.415.54935.158.55537953.9
Bob Hoernschemeyer4250.01143.57.010t250.0125.0001458.3
Tom Dublinski6116.74396.539.03900.0116.7201914.6
Doak Walker2150.0094.59.0900.0150.000922.9
Jug Girard400.0400.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals36217147.216324956.914.677t246.6287.7287220860.0
Opponents Totals38218247.616824216.313.3153.9328.4321210046.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Cloyce Box4292422.077t15
Leon Hart3237611.8244
Jug Girard1731618.639t2
Bill Swiacki1721312.5261
Bob Hoernschemeyer171398.2280
Pat Harder1414210.1221
Doak Walker11908.2180
Jim Doran1014714.7311
Jack Christiansen33210.7110
Ollie Cline24522.5300
By Bailey22814.0240
Pete D'Alonzo242.0100
Clyde Scott12121.0210
Bob Smith11818.0180
Team Totals171249514.677t24
Opponents Totals182242113.315
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Smith918420.4901
Jimmy David7486.9150
LaVern Torgeson510020.0341
Yale Lary46115.3530
Jack Christiansen24723.5320
Don Doll200.000
Jimmy Hill11515.0150
Dick Flanagan11414.0140
Les Bingaman188.080
Team Totals3247714.9902
Opponents Totals2836413.01
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bob Smith61272944.7660
Yale Lary518136.2430
Team Totals66291044.166030530.5
Opponents Totals73296640.6520
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jack Christiansen1532221.579t2
Yale Lary1618211.458t1
Clyde Scott3144.7140
Jimmy Hill122.020
Team Totals3552014.979t3
Opponents Totals413057.40
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jack Christiansen1640925.6460
Yale Lary1230325.3410
Clyde Scott36822.7270
Blaine Earon3258.3140
Jug Girard23115.5170
By Bailey12323.0230
Bob Hoernschemeyer12323.0230
Bob Miller100.000
Team Totals3988222.6460
Opponents Totals63133821.20
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Vince Banonis0010100
Les Bingaman0002200
Jack Christiansen210100
Lou Creekmur0001100
Don Doll0004470
Jim Doran0011200
Blaine Earon00055100
Dick Flanagan0004480
Sonny Gandee00022130
Jug Girard310100
Bob Hoernschemeyer310100
Yale Lary0001100
Bobby Layne510100
Jim Martin0010100
Thurman McGraw0004400
Lindy Pearson100000
Bob Smith101100
Bill Swiacki100000
Doak Walker100000
Team Totals171072532380
Opponents Totals342598170
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