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The 1947 New York Yankees season was their second in the All-America Football Conference. The team improved on their previous output of 10-3-1, winning eleven games.[1] For the second consecutive season, they lost to the Cleveland Browns in the AAFC Championship.


1947 New York Yankees (AAFC) season
Head Coach Ray Flaherty
Home Field
Results
Record 11-2-1
Place 1st AAFC East
Playoff Finish Lost AAFC Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1946 1948

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 August 31, 1947 at Buffalo Bills L 28-24
2 September 5, 1947 Chicago Rockets W 48-26
3 September 12, 1947 at Los Angeles Dons W 30-14
4 September 21, 1947 at San Francisco 49ers W 21-16
5 September 28, 1947 at Baltimore Colts W 21-7
6 October 5, 1947 at Cleveland Browns L 26-17
7 October 12, 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers W 31-7
8 October 24, 1947 at Chicago Rockets W 28-7
9 November 2, 1947 Baltimore Colts W 35-21
10 November 9, 1947 San Francisco 49ers W 24-16
11 November 16, 1947 Los Angeles Dons W 16-13
12 November 23, 1947 Cleveland Browns T 28-28
13 November 30, 1947 Buffalo Bills W 35-13
14 December 7, 1947 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 20-17

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 14, 1947 Cleveland Browns L 14-3

Division standingsEdit

AAFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
New York Yankees 11 2 1 .846 378 239 W-2
Buffalo Bills 8 4 2 .667 320 288 T-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 3 10 1 .231 181 340 L-3
Baltimore Colts 2 11 1 .154 167 377 L-1

ReferencesEdit

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