1942 Wilmington Clippers season

The 1942 Wilmington Clippers season was their sixth season in existence. Due to World War II, the 1942 American Association season was cancelled. So the Wilmington Clippers became Independent and posted a 8-0-1 record. Their head coach was George Veneroso. They ended the season with a 21–21 tie against the Philadelphia Eagles with 8,500 in attendance.

1942 Wilmington Clippers season
Head coachGeorge Veneroso
Home fieldWilmington Park
Results
Record8-0-1
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 September 27, 1942 Paterson Panthers Cancelled Wilmington Park N/A 0-0
2 October 3, 1942 Long Island Clippers 38-0 W Wilmington Park 3,500 1-0
3 October 11, 1942 Camden Cruisers 42-6 W N/A N/A 2-0
4 October 18, 1942 Hartford Blues 48-7 W Wilmington Park 4,500 3-0
5 October 25, 1942 Buffalo Bisons 59-9 W Wilmington Park 4,000 4-0
6 October 28, 1942 Chester Lloyd A.C. 34-0 W Lloyd Park 2,000 5-0
7 November 1, 1942 Paterson Panthers Cancelled Hinchcliffe Stadium N/A 5-0
8 November 4, 1942 Fort DuPont 70-0 W Wilmington Park 1,500 6-0
9 November 8, 1942 Hartford Blues 28-0 W Municipal Stadium 2,000 7-0
10 November 15, 1942 Fort Ethan Allen 77-0 W Wilmington Park 2,500 8-0
11 November 22, 1942 Philadelphia Eagles 21-21 T Wilmington Park 8,500 8-0-1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1942 Wilmington Clippers". The Pro Football Archives. Maher Sports Media. Retrieved December 10, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)