1946 New York Yankees Statistics

All American Football Conference (AAFC)
Team Record: 10-3-1
Finishing 1st in the AAFC's East Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Ray Flaherty (10-3-1)
Location: New York, New York
1946 New York Yankees Roster
1946 New York Yankees Results

The New York Yankees of the All American Football Conference ended the 1946 season with a record of 10 wins and 3 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the AAFC's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Yankees scored 270 points, while the defense allowed 192. Spec Sanders ran for a team-best 709 yards for New York.

Ace Parker passed for 763 yards, and Spec Sanders spent time under center, too. Jack Russell paced pass catchers, snagging 23 passes, while Spec Sanders accumulated 259 receiving yards.

Bob Sweiger picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition.

Ray Flaherty coached the team. The 1946 New York Yankees lost in the Championship.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ace Parker1156253.97636.687.032.67587.0
Spec Sanders793341.84115.245.1911.44735.9
Bob Perina482143.82795.812.148.3035.0
Eddie Prokop11436.4726.500.000.0059.7
Frankie Sinkwich12541.7615.100.0216.7018.4
Bob Kennedy6233.3457.500.0350.0021.5
Pug Manders3266.7144.700.000.0077.1
Totals27412947.116456.0134.7217.775 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Spec Sanders1407095.16
Eddie Prokop652363.61
Ace Parker751842.53
Bob Kennedy581793.12
Pug Manders491683.43
Bob Perina451353.01
Dewey Proctor23763.31
Harvey Johnson16633.90
Bob Morrow8546.80
Lowell Wagner15291.90
Bob Sweiger7223.10
Frankie Sinkwich7202.90
Harry Burrus133.00
Lloyd Cheatham320.70
Totals51218803.717

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Russell232239.74
Spec Sanders1725915.23
Bruce Alford1317313.30
Bob Kennedy11595.40
Harry Burrus1025125.11
Bob Masterson1011911.90
Lowell Wagner912614.01
Bob Sweiger8556.91
Perry Schwartz58216.40
Eddie Prokop55210.41
Lloyd Cheatham45413.515 1
Mel Conger36120.30
Pug Manders34916.30
Dewey Proctor33210.71
Henry Stanton22512.50
Harvey Johnson2199.50
Bob Morrow166.00
Totals129164512.815 13

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Harvey Johnson3636100.08675.054
Bob Masterson10.00
Totals3636100.09666.754

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Spec Sanders33120836.60
Ace Parker2791133.70
Bob Perina1141337.50
Bob Kennedy725937.00
Bob Sweiger15252.052
Totals79284336.052

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Spec Sanders1725715.175 1
Bob Perina1520513.70
Eddie Prokop411629.077 1
Ace Parker88510.60
Lowell Wagner25527.540 1
Lloyd Cheatham12626.026 0
Bob Kennedy3206.70
Bob Sweiger11414.014 0
Totals5177815.377 3

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Spec Sanders1339530.4103 1
Lowell Wagner411929.80
Bob Kennedy410526.20
Bob Sweiger510320.60
Bob Perina48120.20
Bruce Alford16262.062 0
Bob Masterson55511.00
Eddie Prokop24723.50
Ace Parker22713.50
Pug Manders12626.026 0
Perry Schwartz22311.50
Lloyd Cheatham177.00
Totals44105023.9103 1

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Sweiger48220.50
Bob Kennedy33511.70
Spec Sanders27135.550 1
Harry Burrus23718.50
Bob Perina22412.00
Eddie Prokop11414.014 0
Lloyd Cheatham133.00
Bob Masterson100.00
Totals1626616.650 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Spec Sanders6311100072
Harvey Johnson00636054
Ace Parker300100024
Jack Russell400024
Pug Manders30000018
Eddie Prokop1110000018
Dewey Proctor1100012
Lowell Wagner011000012
Bob Kennedy2000000012
Lloyd Cheatham010000006
Harry Burrus0100006
Bob Perina10000006
Bob Sweiger010000006
Totals1713310101636000270