1947 Baltimore Colts Season
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1947 Baltimore Colts Season

1947 Baltimore Colts season
Head coachCecil Isbell
Results
Record2-11-1
Division place4th AAFC
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1947 Baltimore Colts season was their inaugural season in the AAFC. In their first season as a franchise, they finished last in their division, winning only two games.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Bud Schwenk with 2,236 passing yards, Bus Mertes with 321 rushing yards, and Billy Hillenbrand with 702 receiving yards and 60 points scored.[2]

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 7, 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers W 16-7
2 September 14, 1947 at San Francisco 49ers L 14-7
3 September 21, 1947 at Cleveland Browns L 28-0
4 September 28, 1947 New York Yankees L 21-7
5 October 5, 1947 San Francisco 49ers T 28-28
6 October 12, 1947 at Buffalo Bills L 20-15
7 October 19, 1947 Los Angeles Dons L 38-10
8 October 26, 1947 at Los Angeles Dons L 56-0
9 November 2, 1947 at New York Yankees L 35-21
10 November 7, 1947 at Chicago Rockets L 27-21
11 November 16, 1947 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 21-14
12 November 23, 1947 Buffalo Bills L 33-14
13 November 30, 1947 Chicago Rockets W 14-7
14 December 7, 1947 Cleveland Browns L 42-0

Division standings

AAFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Yankees 11 2 1 .846 378 239 W-2
Buffalo Bills 8 4 2 .667 320 288 T-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 3 10 1 .231 181 340 L-3
Baltimore Colts 2 11 1 .154 167 377 L-1

References

  1. ^ 1947 Baltimore Colts
  2. ^ "1947 Baltimore Colts Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2020.

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