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1940 Boston Bears (AFL)

3rd place 5-4-1 .556
1940 AFLNext SeasonRoster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Eddie Casey
Joe ZapustasLine
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sun9/29/1940ABridgeport Redskins20-0WBridgeport, CTScharr Field3000
Wed10/2/1940HColumbus Bullies0-17LBoston, MAFenway Park3000
Sun10/6/1940HCincinnati Bengals29-7WBoston, MAFenway Park5000
Sun10/13/1940HNew York Yankees28-7WBoston, MAFenway Park7700
Wed10/16/1940ABuffalo Indians10-0WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium5592
Sun10/20/1940HBuffalo Indians20-0WBoston, MAFenway Park9500
Sun10/27/1940HMilwaukee Chiefs0-14LBoston, MAFenway Park7500
Sun11/3/1940AMilwaukee Chiefs0-10LWest Allis, WIWisconsin State Fairgrounds Dairy Bowl8000
Wed11/6/1940AKenosha Cardinals14-17LKenosha, WILake Front Stadium4000
Mon11/11/1940ACincinnati Bengals13-17LCharleston, WVLaidley Field2500
Sun11/17/1940AColumbus Bullies0-0TColumbus, OHRed Bird Stadium4015
Sat11/23/1940ANew York Yankees20-7WNew York, NYYankee Stadium4730
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
Game Score Notes
11/11/1940Cincinnati BengalsMoved from 11/10 at Cinncinnati, OH
11/23/1940New York YankeesPostponed from 10/23
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
11Vito AnanisLH5-1019525Boston College72
Wayland BeckerLT6-019830Marquette10
16Fe BohanRE-LE5-1019225Wisconsin-Stevens Point60
22Tom CoryLE-RE-RT6-320023Utah101
35Jerry DonnellLH-RH5-1120328Citrus JC; Loyola Marymount; Oregon95
30Thell FisherLH-RH-QB-FB5-917222Drake104
44Bob HolmstromQB-LH6-119627Minnesota; Detroit Mercy; Detroit Tech100
15Carl KaplanoffRT-LT6-023523Ohio State71
20Andy KarpusRH-LH-FB5-1118026Detroit Mercy102
27Morrie KohlerFB5-917823Hastings; Oregon State107
13/39Les LaneLT6-319324South Dakota87
47Luke LindonLT-RT5-1024325Kentucky95
50Vic MarinoRG-LG5-820522Ohio State1010
36Joel MasonLE6-019928Western Michigan99
33Fred MastroliaLG-RG5-920527North Carolina State60
24Tom NashRE-LE5-918525Brown50
26Red NegriLG-RG6-020529Vermont; Virginia Tech108
45Vic ObeckRT6-022522Springfield108
32Frank PadjenC5-1119626St. Louis94
38Frank PatrickFB5-1119025Pittsburgh53
37Keith RanspotRE6-320527Southern Methodist1010
21Joe RaticaC6-020526St. Vincent96
61Sterling ShiplaLG-RG-T5-921021St. Norbert81
55Leo SlotnickRH-QB5-917022North Carolina30
31Ernie WheelerRH-LH6-119025North Dakota State107
34Joe YablonskiQB-RH6-019525Holy Cross1010
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals23242746
Opponents Totals13141735
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Red Negri0111478.63020
Andy Karpus3000018
Morrie Kohler3000018
Vito Ananis211100.00013
Ernie Wheeler2000012
Frank Patrick111100.0007
Fe Bohan100006
Thell Fisher100006
Joel Mason100006
Keith Ranspot100006
Joe Yablonski100006
(Team)000012
Team Totals16131681.331120
Opponents Totals101010100.03079
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Andy Karpus3
Morrie Kohler3
Ernie Wheeler2
Thell Fisher1
Team Totals9
Opponents Totals1
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Andy Karpus3
Tom Nash1
Frank Patrick1
Leo Slotnick1
Team Totals6
Opponents Totals5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Vito Ananis1
Fe Bohan1
Joel Mason1
Frank Patrick1
Keith Ranspot1
Joe Yablonski1
Team Totals6
Opponents Totals5
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Vito Ananis1
Team Totals1
Opponents Totals2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals1
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