1947 Los Angeles Dons season

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1947 Los Angeles Dons season
Head coach Mel Hein, Ted Shipkey, and Dudley DeGroot
Home field Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 7-7
Division place 3rd AAFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1947 Los Angeles Dons season was their second in the All-America Football Conference. The team failed to improve on their previous output of 7-5-2, losing seven games,[1] they failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second consecutive season.

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 August 29, 1947 at Chicago Rockets W 24-21
2 September 7, 1947 at San Francisco 49ers L 17-14
3 September 12, 1947 New York Yankees L 30-14
4 September 19, 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers W 48-21
5 October 5, 1947 Buffalo Bills L 27-25
6 October 12, 1947 at Cleveland Browns W 13-10
7 October 19, 1947 at Baltimore Colts W 38-10
8 October 26, 1947 Baltimore Colts W 56-0
9 November 2, 1947 San Francisco 49ers L 26-16
10 November 9, 1947 at Buffalo Bills L 25-0
11 November 16, 1947 at New York Yankees L 16-13
12 November 23, 1947 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 16-12
13 November 27, 1947 Cleveland Browns L 27-17
14 December 7, 1947 Chicago Rockets W 34-14

Division standings[edit]

AAFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 12 1 1 .923 410 185 W-2
San Francisco 49ers 8 4 2 .667 327 264 T-1
Los Angeles Dons 7 7 0 .500 328 256 W-1
Chicago Rockets 1 13 0 .071 263 425 L-3

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