1948 Los Angeles Dons season

The 1948 Los Angeles Dons season was their third in the All-America Football Conference. The team matched their previous output of 7-7,[1] but failed to qualify for the playoffs for the third consecutive season.

1948 Los Angeles Dons season
Head coachJimmy Phelan
Home fieldLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record7–7
Division place3rd AAFC West
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The team's statistical leaders included Glenn Dobbs with 2,403 passing yards and 539 rushing yards and Joe Aguirre with 599 receiving yards and 56 points scored.[2]


Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 August 27, 1948 at Chicago Rockets W 7-0
2 September 3, 1948 at Cleveland Browns L 19-14
3 September 10, 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers W 17-7
4 September 19, 1948 San Francisco 49ers L 36-14
5 September 29, 1948 New York Yankees W 20-10
6 October 8, 1948 Chicago Rockets W 49-28
7 October 15, 1948 Baltimore Colts L 29-14
8 October 24, 1948 Buffalo Bills L 35-21
9 October 31, 1948 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 17-0
10 November 7, 1948 at New York Yankees L 38-6
11 November 14, 1948 at Buffalo Bills W 27-20
12 November 21, 1948 at Baltimore Colts W 17-14
13 November 25, 1948 Cleveland Browns L 31-14
14 December 5, 1948 San Francisco 49ers L 38-21

Division standingsEdit

AAFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 14 0 0 1.000 389 190 W-14
San Francisco 49ers 12 2 0 .857 495 248 W-1
Los Angeles Dons 7 7 0 .500 258 305 L-2
Chicago Rockets 1 13 0 .071 202 439 L-11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1948 Los Angeles Dons
  2. ^ "1948 Los Angeles Dons Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2020.