1937 Chicago Bears Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-1-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: George Halas (9-1-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1937 Chicago Bears Statistics
1937 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1937 season with a record of 9 wins and 1 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Bears led the league with just 100 points allowed. Chicago moved the ball well, scoring 201 points. Ray Nolting rushed for a team-leading 424 yards, while Bronko Nagurski and Jack Manders also contributed to the rushing attack.

Bernie Masterson passed for 615 yards. Les McDonald topped pass catchers, hauling in 11 balls, while Eggs Manske added 225 receiving yards.

George Halas coached the team. The 1937 Chicago Bears lost in the Championship.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
24Frank BauschCJune 14, 19086'3"220KansasMarion, SD USA97
26Kay BellTOctober 14, 19146'2"220Washington St.Hoquiam, WA USA101
9John BettridgeFBMarch 19, 19105'10"188Ohio St.Sandusky, OH USA30
82Del BjorkTJune 27, 19146'1"218OregonAstoria, OR USA104
8Carl BrumbaughBSeptember 22, 19065'10"170Ohio St.West Milton, OH USA10
9Ray BuividBAugust 15, 19156'1"195MarquetteSheboygan, WI USA60
47Bill ConkrightCApril 17, 19146'1"203OklahomaBeggs, OK USA81
5George CorbettBJune 14, 19085'9"179MillikinDix, IL USA10
11John DoehringBNovember 6, 19096'0"216noneMilwaukee, WI USA30
48Beattie FeathersLHAugust 4, 19085'10"185TennesseeBristol, VA USA117
21Danny FortmannLGApril 11, 19166'0"210ColgatePearl River, NY USA109
38Sam FrancisFBOctober 26, 19136'0"207NebraskaDunbar, NE USA83
15Henry HammondEFebruary 23, 19135'11"190RhodesMemphis, TN USA63
22Bill KarrREMarch 29, 19116'1"190West VirginiaRipley, WV USA108
10Jack MandersRHJanuary 13, 19096'1"203MinnesotaMilbank, SD USA119
18Eggs ManskeLEJuly 4, 19126'0"185NorthwesternNekoosa, WI USA116
33Bernie MastersonQBAugust 10, 19116'3"195NebraskaShenandoah, IA USA105
76Les McDonaldESeptember 19, 19146'4"200NebraskaGrand Island, NE USA81
4Keith MolesworthHBOctober 20, 19055'10"167Loyola (IL)Washington, IA USA93
16George MussoRGApril 8, 19106'2"262MillikinCollinsville, IL USA1110
3Bronko NagurskiFBNovember 3, 19086'2"226MinnesotaRainy River, ON Canada108
25Ray NoltingRHNovember 8, 19135'11"185CincinnatiCincinnati, OH USA114
23Verne OechGMay 31, 19136'1"207MontanaBeach, ND USA10
14Dick PlasmanEApril 6, 19146'3"218VanderbiltMetcalf, AZ USA92
7Pug RentnerBSeptember 18, 19106'1"187NorthwesternJoliet, IL USA102
6Gene RonzaniBMarch 28, 19095'9"200MarquetteIron Mountain, MI USA113
13Joe StydaharLTMarch 16, 19126'4"233PittsburghKaylor, WV USA109
12Frank SullivanCAugust 16, 19126'3"206Loyola (LA)Nashville, TN USA73
29Russ ThompsonRTMay 10, 19126'5"249NebraskaEdgar, NE USA117
27Milt TrostTMarch 4, 19136'1"206MarquetteDetroit, MI USA102
30George WilsonEFebruary 3, 19146'1"199NorthwesternChicago, IL USA112
17Joe ZellerGMay 2, 19086'1"203IndianaEast Chicago, IN USA112


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