1937 Wilmington Clippers season

The 1937 Wilmington Clippers season was their first season in existence. The team was independent and posted a 5–4 record. Their head coach was Dutch Slagle. They had Vince Lombardi on their roster in 1937.

1937 Wilmington Clippers season
Head coachDutch Slagle
Home fieldPennsy Field
Results
Record5-4
Division placeNo divisions
Playoff finishNo playoffs

ScheduleEdit

The table below was compiled using the information from The Pro Football Archives.[1] The winning teams score is listed first. If a cell is greyed out and has "N/A", then that means there is an unknown figure for that game. Green-colored rows indicate a win; yellow-colored rows indicate a tie; and red-colored rows indicate a loss.

Game Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance Record
1 August 19, 1937 Philadelphia Eagles 14-6 L Pennsy Field 4,000 0-1
2 September 19, 1937 Washington Redskins Cancelled N/A N/A 0-1
3 September 26, 1937 Richmond Arrows 25-7 W Pennsy Field 3,000 1-1
4 October 4, 1937 Brooklyn Dodgers 48-12 L Pennsy Field 4,500 1-2
5 October 10, 1937 New York Giants 19-0 L Pennsy Field 2,000 1-3
6 October 18, 1937 Washington Presidents 13-6 W Pennsy Field 1,000 2-3
7 October 24, 1937 Brooklyn Bushwicks 21–0 W Pennsy Field 3,000 3-3
8 October 31, 1937 Brooklyn Eagles 14-6 L Pennsy Field 4,800 3-4
9 November 14, 1937 Reading Keys 54-0 W Pennsy Field 4,000 4-4
10 November 21, 1937 Alexandria/St. Mary's[2] Celtics 20-0 W Pennsy Field 3,000 5-4
11 December 5, 1937 Baltimore Blue Birds Cancelled Pennsy Field N/A 5-4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1937 Wilmington Clippers". The Pro Football Archives. Maher Sports Media. Retrieved December 10, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Wilmington Clippers Trounce Southerners". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 22, 1937 – via Newspaper.com.