1941 Wilmington Clippers season

The 1941 Wilmington Clippers season was their fifth season in existence and their third in the American Association. Their official record was 4-3-2 but their record with exhibition games was 7-3-2. They made the playoffs and won the championship 21–13 against the Long Island Indians. Their head coach was George Veneroso.

1941 Wilmington Clippers season
Head coachGeorge Veneroso
Home fieldWilmington Park
Results
Record4-3-2 (7-3-2 Unofficial)
Division placeNo divisions
Playoff finishWon Championship (Long Island Indians, 21-13)

ScheduleEdit

Home games on November 23 against the Hartford Blues and the New York Yankees were cancelled.

Game Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance Record
[a] September 14, 1941 Norristown L.A.M.s W 14–0 L.A.M. Stadium 3,000
1 September 21, 1941 Long Island Indians L 6–13 Wilmington Park 5,000 0–1
2 September 28, 1941 Paterson Panthers T 0–0 Hinchliffe Stadium 6,500 0–1–1
3 October 3, 1941 Jersey City Giants T 0–0 Wilmington Park 4,200 0–1–2
4 October 12, 1941 Newark Bears L 13–16 Wilmington Park 5,100 0–2–2
5 October 19, 1941 Jersey City Giants W 27–7 Roosevelt Stadium 6,600 1–2–2
6 October 26, 1941 New York Yankees W 16–0 Wilmington Park 5,000 2–2–2
7 November 2, 1941 Long Island Indians L 7–13 Memorial Stadium 7,209 2–3–2
[a] November 9, 1941 Fort DuPont W 34–0 Wilmington Park 4,500
8 November 16, 1941 Newark Bears W 23–7 Schools Stadium 6,200 3–3–2
9 November 30, 1941 Paterson Panthers W 28–27 Wilmington Park 6,000 4–3–2
[a] December 7, 1941 Richmond Arrows W 17–0 Wilmington Park 2,500
  1. ^ a b c Exhibition game.

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PlayoffsEdit

The Clippers made the playoffs and beat the Paterson Panthers 33–0. Then they beat the Long Island Indians 21–13 in the championship. The championship game is in Bold.

Game Date Opponent Result Venue Attendance Record
1 December 14, 1941 Paterson Panthers 33-0 W Wilmington Park 4,500 4-3-2
2 December 21, 1941 Long Island Indians 21-13 W Wilmington Park 6,500 4-3-2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1941 Wilmington Clippers". The Pro Football Archives. Maher Sports Media. Retrieved December 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)