1949 New York Yankees (AAFC) season
OwnerDan Topping
Head coachRed Strader
Home fieldYankee Stadium
Local radioWJZ
Results
Record8–4
Division place2nd AAFC
Playoff finishLost Divisional Playoffs
(at 49ers) 7–17

The 1949 New York Yankees season was their fourth and final in the All-America Football Conference. The team improved on their previous output of 6-8, winning eight games.[1] They lost to the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the playoffs and the team folded with the league after the season.

Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Recap
1 Bye
2 Bye
3 September 11 at Buffalo Bills W 17–14 1–0 War Memorial Stadium Recap
4 September 18 at Cleveland Browns L 3–14 1–1 Cleveland Municipal Stadium Recap
5 September 22 Los Angeles Dons W 10–7 2–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
6 Bye
7 October 7 Chicago Hornets W 38–24 3–1 Soldier Field Recap
8 October 16 at Baltimore Colts W 24–21 4–1 Municipal Stadium Recap
9 October 23 San Francisco 49ers W 24–3 5–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
10 October 30 Baltimore Colts W 21-14 6–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
11 November 6 Buffalo Bills L 14–17 7–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
12 November 13 Chicago Hornets W 14-10 8–1 Cleveland Municipal Stadium Recap
13 November 20 Cleveland Browns L 0–31 8–2 Yankee Stadium Recap
14 November 24 at Los Angeles Dons W 17–16 9–2 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Recap
14 November 27 at San Francisco 49ers L 14–35 9–3 Kezar Stadium Recap

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Result Venue Recap
Division December 4 at San Francisco 49ers L 7–17 Kezar Stadium Recap

Division standings

AAFC standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 9 1 2 .900 339 171 W2
San Francisco 49ers 9 3 0 .750 416 227 W3
New York Yankees 8 4 0 .667 196 206 L1
Buffalo Bills 5 5 2 .500 236 256 W2
Los Angeles Dons 4 8 0 .333 253 322 L1
Chicago Hornets 4 8 0 .333 179 268 L5
Baltimore Colts 1 11 0 .083 172 341 L6

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings.

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