1936 Pittsburgh Americans season

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1936 Pittsburgh Americans season
Head coach Rudy Comstock
Home field Forbes Field
Results
Record 3-3-1
Division place No divisions
Playoff finish No playoffs
Timeline
Previous season Next season
N/A 1937

The 1936 Pittsburgh Americans season was their first season in existence. The team played in the American Football League would go on to post a 3-3-1 record overall, and a 3-2-1 league record.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result
1 September 20, 1936 at Warren Red Jackets[1] L 7-6
2 October 4, 1936 at Syracuse Braves W 27-16
3 October 7, 1936 at Boston Shamrocks L 16-7
4 October 18, 1936 Brooklyn Tigers W 17-13
5 October 21, 1936 at New York Yankees L 7-6
6 November 1, 1936 at Cleveland Rams T 7-7
7 November 8, 1936 Boston Shamrocks W 14-6
8 November 11, 1936 at Brooklyn Tigers Canceled
9 November 15, 1936 Cleveland Rams Canceled
10 November 26, 1936 New York Yankees[2] Canceled

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ Non-league game
  2. ^ Thanksgiving Day game

Final standings[edit]

Final 1936 standings[edit]

Team W L T Pct. PF PA
Boston Shamrocks 8 3 0 .727 133 97
Cleveland Rams 5 2 2 .714 123 77
New York Yankees 5 3 2 .625 75 74
Pittsburgh Americans 3 2 1 .600 78 65
Syracuse/Rochester Braves 1 6 0 .147 51 113
Brooklyn/Rochester Tigers 0 6 1 .000 58 82

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