1940 Brooklyn Dodgers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-3
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division
Coach: Jock Sutherland (8-3)
Location: Brooklyn, New York
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers Roster
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers Results

The Brooklyn Dodgers of the National Football League ended the 1940 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division.

Defensively, the Dodgers allowed 120 points, lowest in the league. Brooklyn racked up 186 points. Banks McFadden ran for a team-best 411 yards, while Pug Manders also buoyed the ground attack.

Ace Parker threw for 817 yards. Perry Schwartz snagged 21 passes for 370 yards.

Ace Parker picked off 6 passes.

Jock Sutherland coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ace Parker1114944.18177.4109.076.3073.3
Dick Cassiano30930.01284.313.326.7028.2
George Cafego17741.21056.215.9211.8042.2
Banks McFadden8337.510312.9112.5112.57185.4
Bill Leckonby13753.8745.700.000.0070.7
Ralph Kercheval7457.1385.4114.300.00111.9
Rhoten Shetley4125.020.500.0125.020.0
Pug Manders100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Banks McFadden854114.875 1
Pug Manders803113.95
Ace Parker893063.42
Sam Francis442174.91
George Cafego411092.70
Dick Cassiano35842.40
Bill Leckonby19532.80
Rhoten Shetley7304.30
Ralph Kercheval11191.70
Frank Zadworney252.50
Waddy Young111.00
Totals41415463.775 9


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Perry Schwartz2137017.63
Ben Kish912413.80
George Cafego910511.70
Banks McFadden99710.833 2
Rhoten Shetley812615.822 1
Waddy Young78512.10
Ace Parker313946.371 2
Herman Hodges33812.70
Dick Cassiano26733.544 2
Wendell Butcher22110.50
Pug Manders13838.038 1
Ralph Kercheval11717.017 0
Bill Bailey11212.012 0
Mike Gussie199.01
Harold Hill199.00
Bill Leckonby188.01
Art Jocher122.01
Totals80126715.871 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ralph Kercheval33100.011436.415
Ace Parker221986.419
Sam Francis10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ace Parker49187538.359
Sam Francis1671944.969
Ralph Kercheval836946.166
Ben Kish313344.350
Bill Leckonby25427.034
George Cafego11818.018

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Leckonby 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ace Parker614624.368 1
Bill Leckonby3299.70
Banks McFadden24020.00
Bud Svendsen2136.50
Ben Kish200.00
Rhoten Shetley13737.037 0
Pug Manders11515.015 0
Sam Francis177.00
Totals1828715.968 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ace Parker221019049
Pug Manders51000036
Banks McFadden12000018
Perry Schwartz300018
Ralph Kercheval0043015
Dick Cassiano0200012
Bill Leckonby011000012
Sam Francis100006
Art Jocher10006
Mike Gussie10006
Rhoten Shetley0100006