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1936 Pittsburgh Pirates season
Head Coach Joe Bach
Home Field Forbes Field
Results
Record 6–6
Place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1935 1937

Regular season

Schedule

Week 1 (Sunday September 13, 1936): Boston Redskins

1 2 3 4 OT
Redskins 0 0 0 0 0
Pirates 0 7 0 3 10



at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 15,622
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 2 (Wednesday September 23, 1936): Brooklyn Dodgers

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 7 3 0 0 10
Dodgers 0 0 0 6 6



at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, New York

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 10,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

  • Pittsburgh – Strutt 3 run (Niccolai kick)
  • Pittsburgh – FG Niccolai 26
  • Brooklyn – Franklin 19 run (kick failed)

Week 3 (Sunday September 27, 1936): New York Giants

1 2 3 4 OT
Giants 0 0 7 0 7
Pirates 0 7 0 3 10



at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 25,800
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 4 (Sunday October 4, 1936): Chicago Bears

1 2 3 4 OT
Bears 7 7 13 0 27
Pirates 0 0 0 9 9



at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 29,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 6 (Wednesday October 14, 1936): Philadelphia Eagles

1 2 3 4 OT
Eagles 0 0 0 0 0
Pirates 7 0 10 0 17



at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 10,042
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 6 (Sunday October 18, 1936): Chicago Bears

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 0 7 0 0 7
Bears 6 6 0 14 26



at Wrigley FIeld, Chicago, Illinois

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 20,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 7 (Sunday October 25, 1936): Green Bay Packers

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 3 0 0 7 10
Packers 3 21 14 0 38



at Wisconsin State Fair Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 10,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 8 (Sunday November 1, 1936): Brooklyn Dodgers

1 2 3 4 OT
Dodgers 0 0 0 7 7
Pirates 3 0 7 0 10



at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 10,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 9 (Thursday November 5, 1936): Philadelphia Eagles

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 0 0 0 6 6
Eagles 0 0 0 0 0



at Point Stadium, Johnstown, Pennsylvania

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 7,891
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 9 (Sunday November 8, 1936): Detroit Lions

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 3 0 0 0 3
Lions 0 21 0 7 28



at Titan Stadium, Detroit, Michigan

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 20,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

Week 10 (Sunday November 15, 1936): Chicago Cardinals

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 0 6 0 0 6
Cardinals 7 7 0 0 14



at Wrigley FIeld, Chicago, Illinois

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 3,856
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

  • Chicago Cardinals – Grosvenor 9 run (Kellogg kick)
  • Chicago Cardinals – Smith 38 pass from Vaughan (Kellogg kick)
  • Pittsburgh – Heller 48 pass from Matesic (kick failed)

Week 12 (Sunday November 29, 1936): Boston Redskins

1 2 3 4 OT
Pirates 0 0 0 0 0
Redskins 7 10 0 13 30



at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Game time:
  • Game weather:
  • Game attendance: 7,000
  • Referee:

Scoring Drives:

  • Boston – Battles 2 run (Smith kick)
  • Boston – FG Busich 14
  • Boston – Carroll 35 interception (Busich kick)
  • Boston – Tosi recovered fumble in end zone (Smith kick)
  • Boston – Irwin 24 run (kick failed)

Standings

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Boston Redskins 7 5 0 .583 149 110 W-3
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 6 0 .500 98 187 L-3
New York Giants 5 6 1 .455 115 163 L-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 3 8 1 .273 92 161 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 11 0 .083 51 206 L-11

References

East West
Boston Chicago Bears
Brooklyn Chicago Cardinals
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh
1936 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: American Football League
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