1947 Chicago Cardinals Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (9-3)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1947 Chicago Cardinals Statistics
1947 Chicago Cardinals Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1947 season with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

Chicago racked up 306 points, while the defense allowed 231. Paul Christman tossed for 2,191 yards. Mal Kutner snagged 43 passes for 944 yards, while Billy Dewell was targeted regularly, too.

Elmer Angsman carried the ball for a team-best 412 yards for the Cardinals, while Pat Harder and Charlie Trippi additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Red Cochran picked off 8 opponent throws.

Jimmy Conzelman coached the team. The 1947 Chicago Cardinals won the Championship.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
68Plato AndrosG-T-DGNovember 28, 19216'0"240OklahomaOklahoma City, OK USA120
7Elmer AngsmanRHDecember 11, 19255'11"200Notre DameChicago, IL USA121
75Ray ApolskisRGOctober 19, 19185'11"206MarquetteCicero, IL USA125
76Loyd ArmsLGSeptember 24, 19196'1"215Oklahoma St.Sulphur, OK USA1212
32Vince BanonisCApril 9, 19216'1"230Detroit MercyDetroit, MI USA128
57Bill BlackburnCFebruary 5, 19236'6"228La-LafayetteWeleetka, OK USA124
11Chet BulgerLTSeptember 18, 19176'3"260AuburnRumford, ME USA1210
35Jeff BurkettE-DBJuly 15, 19216'1"190LSUHattiesburg, MS USA30
53Bill CampbellTAugust 6, 19206'0"195OklahomaPawhuska, OK USA41
44Paul ChristmanQBMarch 5, 19186'0"210MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA128
24Red CochranPRAugust 2, 19226'0"190Wake ForestFairfield, AL USA123
55Jake ColhouerGJanuary 15, 19226'1"225Oklahoma St.Altus, OK USA122
50Joe CoomerTSeptember 11, 19186'6"281AustinGreenville, TX USA121
39Billy deCorrevontBNovember 26, 19186'0"186NorthwesternChicago, IL USA122
41Billy DewellLEJanuary 2, 19176'4"208SMUConcordia, KS USA119
87Babe DimancheffHBSeptember 6, 19225'11"178ButlerIndianapolis, IN USA122
66John DoolanHBMay 16, 19196'1"190Georgetown (DC)Brooklyn, NY USA123
67Clarence EsserEMarch 27, 19216'0"190WisconsinMadison, WI USA70
99Marshall GoldbergRHOctober 25, 19175'11"190PittsburghElkins, WV USA1210
34Pat HarderFBMay 6, 19225'11"203WisconsinMilwaukee, WI USA127
51Pop IvyEJanuary 25, 19166'3"208OklahomaSkiatook, OK USA121
33Jack KarwalesEJune 22, 19206'0"215MichiganChicago, IL USA20
80Mal KutnerREMarch 27, 19216'2"197TexasDallas, TX USA129
22Ray MalloufPJuly 11, 19185'11"180SMUSayre, OK USA110
82Caleb MartinTFebruary 10, 19246'4"245Louisiana TechWinnsboro, LA USA100
77Stan MauldinRTDecember 27, 19206'2"225TexasAmarillo, TX USA1212
73Hamilton NicholsGOctober 18, 19245'11"209RiceHouston, TX USA114
81Joe ParkerEJuly 11, 19236'1"220TexasWichita Falls, TX USA121
16Dick PlasmanEApril 6, 19146'3"218VanderbiltMetcalf, AZ USA41
20Buster RamseyRGMarch 16, 19206'1"219William & MaryTownsend, TN USA87
42Walt RankinQB-FBJanuary 28, 19195'11"197Texas TechLaverty, OK USA120
37Vic SchwallHBJanuary 21, 19255'8"190NorthwesternOak Park, IL USA110
19Charles SmithHB-DBMarch 13, 19245'11"170GeorgiaAldrich, MO USA70
36Walt SzotDT-TMarch 30, 19206'1"222BucknellClifton, NJ USA120
62Charlie TrippiKRDecember 14, 19226'0"186GeorgiaPittston, PA USA119
15Bob ZimnyTDecember 11, 19216'1"233IndianaChicago, IL USA70


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