1948 Chicago Cardinals Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Jimmy Conzelman (11-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1948 Chicago Cardinals Statistics
1948 Chicago Cardinals Results

The Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League ended the 1948 season with a record of 11 wins and 1 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

On offense, Chicago scored 395 points, most in the league. At the same time, the defensive squad yielded 226 points. Charlie Trippi carried the ball for a team-best 690 yards for the Cardinals, while Elmer Angsman and Pat Harder additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Ray Mallouf tossed for 1,160 yards. Mal Kutner snagged 41 passes for 943 yards, while Billy Dewell was targeted regularly, too.

The sticky-fingered defense created 47 turnovers. Red Cochran picked off 7 opponent throws.

Jimmy Conzelman coached the team. The 1948 Chicago Cardinals lost in the Championship.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
68Plato AndrosLGNovember 28, 19216'0"240OklahomaOklahoma City, OK USA129
7Elmer AngsmanRHDecember 11, 19255'11"200Notre DameChicago, IL USA128
75Ray ApolskisCOctober 19, 19185'11"206MarquetteCicero, IL USA121
76Loyd ArmsGSeptember 24, 19196'1"215Oklahoma St.Sulphur, OK USA72
82John BadaczewskiG-DGJanuary 27, 19226'1"239Case Western ReserveJohnstown, PA USA50
32Vince BanonisCApril 9, 19216'1"230Detroit MercyDetroit, MI USA129
57Bill BlackburnCFebruary 5, 19236'6"228La-LafayetteWeleetka, OK USA121
11Chet BulgerLTSeptember 18, 19176'3"260AuburnRumford, ME USA1212
53Bill CampbellTAugust 6, 19206'0"195OklahomaPawhuska, OK USA72
44Paul ChristmanQBMarch 5, 19186'0"210MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA72
67Corwin ClattFBFebruary 5, 19246'0"210Notre DameWest Des Moines, IA USA124
24Red CochranQBAugust 2, 19226'0"190Wake ForestFairfield, AL USA125
55Jake ColhouerGJanuary 15, 19226'1"225Oklahoma St.Altus, OK USA110
50Joe CoomerT-GSeptember 11, 19186'6"281AustinGreenville, TX USA120
31Jerry DavisPRJanuary 5, 19245'10"178SE LouisianaSavannah, GA USA113
41Billy DewellLEJanuary 2, 19176'4"208SMUConcordia, KS USA1111
87Babe DimancheffHBSeptember 6, 19225'11"178ButlerIndianapolis, IN USA120
68John DoolanHBMay 16, 19196'1"190Georgetown (DC)Brooklyn, NY USA122
42Bob DoveDE-EFebruary 21, 19216'2"222Notre DameYoungstown, OH USA120
49Charley EikenbergQBFebruary 22, 19246'2"205La-LafayetteOld Gulf, TX USA91
99Marshall GoldbergBOctober 25, 19175'11"190PittsburghElkins, WV USA110
70Sam GoldmanENovember 10, 19166'3"228Ohio St.Cleveland, OH USA110
17Bob HanlonHBAugust 24, 19246'1"195Notre DameSpringfield, OH USA101
34Pat HarderFBMay 6, 19225'11"203WisconsinMilwaukee, WI USA127
82Marv JacobsTAugust 1, 19256'2"235noneYakima, WA USA50
80Mal KutnerREMarch 27, 19216'2"197TexasDallas, TX USA1210
51Frank LiebelENovember 19, 19196'1"211NorwichErie, PA USA50
64Dick LoepfeTJanuary 1, 19226'2"230WisconsinMilwaukee, WI USA70
22Ray MalloufPJuly 11, 19185'11"180SMUSayre, OK USA125
77Stan MauldinTDecember 27, 19206'2"225TexasAmarillo, TX USA11
73Hamilton NicholsGOctober 18, 19245'11"209RiceHouston, TX USA122
20Buster RamseyRGMarch 16, 19206'1"219William & MaryTownsend, TN USA1210
61Bob RavensbergEOctober 20, 19256'0"190IndianaBellevue, KY USA111
37Vic SchwallHBJanuary 21, 19255'8"190NorthwesternOak Park, IL USA70
36Walt SzotDT-TMarch 30, 19206'1"222BucknellClifton, NJ USA120
62Charlie TrippiKRDecember 14, 19226'0"186GeorgiaPittston, PA USA1211
Dick WedelGMay 29, 19235'11"205Wake ForestToledo, OH USA10
33Vinnie YablonskiFBMarch 4, 19235'8"195FordhamWorcester, MA USA122
15Bob ZimnyRTDecember 11, 19216'1"233IndianaChicago, IL USA1210