1947 Western Reserve Red Cats football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1947 record4–5 (2–1 MAC)
Head coachTom Davies (4th season) / Richard W. Luther (1st season)
Home stadiumLeague Park
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The 1947 Western Reserve Red Cats football team represented the Western Reserve University in the American city of Cleveland, Ohio, now known as Case Western Reserve University, during the 1947 college football season. The Red Cats were a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC).

The team was coached by Tom Davies, who was fired and replaced by assistant coach Dick Luther beginning game six.


September 27at Duquesne*L 0–67,608[1]
October 4at Rutgers*L 6–21[2]
October 11OhioW 20–7
October 18at Wayne*L 13–2024,375[3]
October 25Baldwin–Wallace*
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
L 6–13
October 31at Akron*W 18–0
November 8at ButlerW 6–08,000[4]
November 15Cincinnati
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
L 6–7< 2,000[5]
November 27Case*
  • League Park
  • Cleveland, OH
W 13–128,500[6]
  • *Non-conference game



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