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  1940 Buffalo Indians

 

Regular Season Attendance

September 22, 1940
October 2, 1940
October 9, 1940
October 16, 1940
October 20, 1940
October 27, 1940
November 3, 1940
November 10, 1940
November 17, 1940
November 21, 1940
November 24, 1940

December 1, 1940

Milwaukee 23 @ Buffalo 0
Cincinnati 7 @ Buffalo 17
Columbus 17 @ Buffalo 7
Boston 10 @ Buffalo 0
Buffalo 0 @ Boston 20
(Open)
Buffalo 0 @ New York 17
Buffalo 7 @ Columbus 13
New York 1 @ Buffalo 0
Buffalo 13 @ Milwaukee 30
Buffalo 1 @ Cincinnati 0

Buffalo @ Kenosha Cardinals

12,488
8,462
8,110
5,592
9,500
n/a
7,594
3,812
Forfeit*
3,500
Forfeit**

Cancelled
***

*Forfeit due to heavy snowfall.
**Forfeit due to the fact that Cincinnati could not field a team due to injuries.
**Cancelled by Buffalo.

 

1940 Buffalo Indians
Coach: Earl "Red" Sieck (Replaced By Ole Nesmith After 5th Game)
Record: 2-8-0

Name GP/GS Pos. Ht. Wt.
Steve Banas
Bing Binkowski
Henry Bogacki
Dan Bukovich
Alex Drobnitch
“Cowboy” Farris
John Fedorchak
Steve Gilbert
Art Gottlieb
Steve Hycyszyn
Ed Karpowich
Bill Keopsell
“Moon Eyes” Littlefield
“Moose” McGrath
Joe Miller
“Moon” Mullin
“Cowboy” Nesmith
Walt Padlo
Larry Peace
“Mike” Pegg
Alec Shellogg
“Red” Sieck
Ed Siminski
Dan Snell
“Turk” Stylianos
Joe Szur
Russ Wile
Wid Worthington
 

FB

FB-QB

C-G

G

G-T

HB

B-T

E

QB-FB-HB

QB-FB-E

T

HB

HB-FB

T-C

E

HB

HB

G

HB

C

T-G-E

G

E-T

E

HB

HB-QB

E

B

6’0”

 

5’9”

5’11”

5’10”

6’2”

6’0”

6’3”

5’11”

5’11”

6’4”

5’8”

6’0”

6’2”

6’2”

 

6’0”

6’0”

5’11”

6’0”

6’0”

 

6’2”

6’2”

5’10”

5’11

6’1”

 

205

196

210

185

205

220

205

190

180

200

225

160

201

230

185

 

185

220

195

202

220

 

215

190

173

187

198

175


All text taken from the Development of Pro Football in Western New York by Ken Crippen


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