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The 1948 New York Yankees season was their third in the All-America Football Conference. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 11-2-1, winning only six games.[1] For the first time in three seasons, and the only time in franchise history, they did not qualify for the playoffs.


1948 New York Yankees (AAFC) season
Head Coach Ray Flaherty and Red Strader
Home Field
Results
Record 6-8
Place 3rd AAFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1947 1949

Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 August 27, 1948 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 21-3
2 September 5, 1948 at Baltimore Colts L 45-28
3 September 12, 1948 at San Francisco 49ers L 41-0
4 September 16, 1948 Baltimore Colts L 27-14
5 September 29, 1948 at Los Angeles Dons L 20-10
6 October 10, 1948 at Buffalo Bills W 14-13
7 October 17, 1948 San Francisco 49ers L 21-7
8 October 24, 1948 at Cleveland Browns L 35-7
9 October 31, 1948 Chicago Rockets W 42-7
10 November 7, 1948 Los Angeles Dons W 38-6
11 November 14, 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers W 21-7
12 November 21, 1948 Cleveland Browns L 34-21
13 November 28, 1948 Buffalo Bills L 35-14
14 December 4, 1948 at Chicago Rockets W 28-7

Division standingsEdit

AAFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Buffalo Bills 7 7 0 .500 360 358 L-1
Baltimore Colts 7 7 0 .500 333 327 W-2
New York Yankees 6 8 0 .429 265 301 W-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 2 12 0 .143 253 387 L-6

ReferencesEdit

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