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1952 San Francisco 49ers (NFL) 3rd place National Conference 7-5-0 .583
Head Coach: Buck Shaw
LinePhil Bengtson
Assistant CoachJim Lawson
Assistant CoachRed Strader
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/10/1952NSan Francisco Broncos79-0WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium8700
Sun8/17/1952HWashington Redskins35-0WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium35234
Sun8/24/1952HChicago Cardinals38-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium34901
Wed9/3/1952ALos Angeles Rams17-7WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum67799
Sun9/7/1952APittsburgh Steelers29-14WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field21759
Sat9/13/1952ACleveland Browns35-31WAkron, OHRubber Bowl30119
Fri9/19/1952ASan Jose Packers76-0WSan Jose, CASpartan Stadium6839
Sun9/28/1952HDetroit Lions17-3WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium54761
Sun10/5/1952ADallas Texans37-14WDallas, TXCotton Bowl12566
Sun10/12/1952ADetroit Lions28-0WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium48842
Sun10/19/1952AChicago Bears40-16WChicago, ILWrigley Field48338
Sun10/26/1952HDallas Texans48-21WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium26887
Sun11/2/1952HChicago Bears17-20LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium58255
Sun11/9/1952ANew York Giants14-23LNew York, NYPolo Grounds50880
Sun11/16/1952AWashington Redskins23-17WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium28997
Sun11/23/1952ALos Angeles Rams9-35LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum64450
Sun11/30/1952HLos Angeles Rams21-34LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium48731
Sun12/7/1952HPittsburgh Steelers7-24LSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium13866
Sun12/14/1952HGreen Bay Packers24-14WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium17579
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
13Frankie AlbertQB-P5'916032Stanford12
38Bennie AldridgeFB6'019526Oklahoma State11
22Joe ArenasLOH5'1118027Nebraska-Omaha12
63Bruno BanducciROG5'1121631Stanford12
23Rex BerryLDH-LOH5'1118128Carbon JC; Brigham Young12
24J.R. BooneLOH-LOE5'816227Tulsa12
33Hardy BrownMLB6'019328Southern Methodist; Tulsa12
32Don BurkeRLB6'023526Hartnell JC; Southern California12
76Don CamporaLDT-RDT6'326825Pacific8
75Al CarapellaRDT6'023525Miami (Florida)12
43Jim CasonS6'017125Louisiana State10
28Sam CathcartS-LOH6'017528California-Santa Barbara12
72Ray CollinsRDT5'1123825Louisiana State8
85Al EndressROE6'220024St. Mary's (California); San Francisco State2
67Nick FeherLOG6'022426Georgia6
64Visco GrgichMG5'1121729Santa Clara2
89Ed HenkeLDE-LOE6'322725Ventura JC; Southern California12
85Billy JessupROE-LOE6'119523Long Beach CC; Southern California4
53Bill JohnsonC6'322826Texas A&M; Tyler JC11
39Hugh McElhennyROH6'119724Compton CC; Washington12
Bob MeyersFB6'218522Pasadena CC; Stanford1
68Bob MomsenMG6'222523Ohio State10
73Leo NomelliniROT-LDT6'325928Minnesota12
83Pat O'DonahueRDE6'120822Wisconsin8
34Joe PerryFB-LOH6'020325Compton CC12
87Charley PowellRDE6'222620none7
15Jim PowersLLB-QB6'018524Southern California12
69Jerry SmithLOG6'123022Wisconsin12
82Gordy SoltauLOE-K6'219527Minnesota11
36Norm StandleeFB6'123833Stanford1
45Johnny StrzykalskiROH-FB5'919031Marquette10
14Y.A. TittleQB6'018226Louisiana State12
62Bob ToneffLOT6'226022Notre Dame12
42Lowell WagnerRDH-ROH6'019429Southern California12
25Bobby WhiteROH5'1117623Glendale CC; Stanford12
84Billy WilsonROE6'319125San Jose State9
52Pete WismannC-LB6'021829Miami (Ohio); Washington-St. Louis; St. Louis12
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Hugh McElhenny19BWashington
Bob Toneff222TNotre Dame
Gene Shannon327BHoustonfrom CHIC
Billy Tidwell333BTexas A&M
Marion Campbell446TGeorgia
Pat O'Donahue557EWisconsin
Jim Beasley670CTulsa
Don Robison781BCalifornia
Jerry Smith894TWisconsin
Glen Christian9105BIdaho
Carl West10118BMississippi
J.D. Kimmel11129THouston
Fred Snyder12142ELoyola Marymount
Rudy Yeager13153TLouisiana State
Frank Simon14166ENebraska
Haldo Norman15177EGustavus Adolphus
Bob Meyers16190BStanford
Al Baldock17201ESouthern California
Bill Carey18214EMichigan State
Jesse Yates20238ELouisiana State
Gene Offield21249CHardin-Simmons
Jim Cozad22262TSanta Clara
Bill Glazier23273EArizona
Ralph Kreuger24286TCalifornia
Bud Laughlin25297BKansasFuture
Dick Kane26310GCincinnati
Waldo Schaaf27321TOklahoma State
Joe Palumbo28334GVirginia
Chuck Mosher29345EColorado
Dick Patrick30358COregon
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals765851100
Opponents Totals23715869
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals213971041279628
Opponents Totals16781761065530
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Gordy Soltau7343694.461250.0094
Hugh McElhenny100000060
Joe Perry80000048
Bobby White30000018
Billy Wilson30000018
Pat O'Donahue111100.00007
Frankie Albert1000006
Bennie Aldridge1000006
Joe Arenas1000006
J.R. Boone1000006
Don Burke1000006
Billy Jessup1000006
Bob Momsen0000012
Charley Powell0000012
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals38353892.161250.02285
Opponents Totals272727100.0102147.61221
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Gordy Soltau61250.01/4/1/0/0/
Team Totals61250.01/4/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals102147.62/4/2/2/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Perry1587254.678t8
Hugh McElhenny986847.089t6
Joe Arenas441834.2140
Frankie Albert22874.0201
J.R. Boone24723.0120
Johnny Strzykalski16533.3110
Bennie Aldridge13362.8110
Bobby White24331.4171
Sam Cathcart6213.570
Norm Standlee284.090
Rex Berry177.070
Leo Nomellini155.050
Bob Meyers122.020
Y.A. Tittle11-11-1.040
Team Totals42119054.589t16
Opponents Totals41215063.75110
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Frankie Albert1297155.0489647.513.66086.2107.817778767.5
Y.A. Tittle20810651.09014076.813.377115.3125.8206120166.3
Joe Arenas100.0100.000.000.000039.6
Sam Cathcart100.0000.000.01100.00000.0
Jim Powers100.0100.000.000.013-1339.6
Joe Perry200.0200.000.000.000039.6
Team Totals34217751.814223716.913.477195.6236.7396197564.6
Opponents Totals34215144.217419295.612.890t154.4175.0291163856.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Gordy Soltau5577414.149t7
Hugh McElhenny2636714.1773
J.R. Boone2546118.4531
Billy Wilson2330413.2403
Joe Perry15815.4170
Bobby White1217314.460t2
Billy Jessup610818.0581
Joe Arenas5479.4141
Bennie Aldridge4225.516t1
Sam Cathcart2157.5130
Ed Henke11313.0130
Lowell Wagner166.060
Johnny Strzykalski144.040
Bruno Banducci1-4-4.0-40
Team Totals177237113.47719
Opponents Totals151192912.890t15
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Lowell Wagner66911.5300
Sam Cathcart36421.3300
Jim Powers23718.5230
Rex Berry22713.5230
Jim Cason242.040
Don Burke13535.035t1
Hardy Brown11616.0160
Team Totals1725214.835t1
Opponents Totals2329913.0380
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Frankie Albert68289942.6700359
Team Totals68289942.670035937.4
Opponents Totals78321841.3660436
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Hugh McElhenny2028414.294t1
J.R. Boone11666.0170
Joe Arenas7405.7130
Sam Cathcart12323.0230
Pat O'Donahue12323.023t1
Team Totals4043610.994t2
Opponents Totals2935912.482t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Arenas1129126.5470
Hugh McElhenny1839622.0400
Hardy Brown23115.5230
Pat O'Donahue2178.5100
Don Burke12525.0250
Sam Cathcart12020.0200
Leo Nomellini11818.0180
Team Totals3679822.2470
Opponents Totals52124223.9520
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Frankie Albert300000
Bennie Aldridge102200
Joe Arenas320200
Bruno Banducci0020200
Rex Berry0003300
J.R. Boone100000
Visco Grgich0001100
Ed Henke0003300
Billy Jessup0010100
Hugh McElhenny500000
Bob Momsen0001100
Leo Nomellini100000
Joe Perry630320
Jim Powers0001100
Jerry Smith0021320
Gordy Soltau111200
Y.A. Tittle310100
Bob Toneff0002200
Lowell Wagner0001100
Bobby White101100
Billy Wilson110100
Pete Wismann0001100
Team Totals261313183140
Opponents Totals31181313261
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