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

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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