1950 New York Yanks season
Head coachRed Strader
Home fieldYankee Stadium
Results
Record7–5
Division place3rd NFL National
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1950 New York Yanks season was their first as the Yanks (previously being the New York Bulldogs, Boston Yanks, Brooklyn Dodgers and original founding APFA member and Ohio League franchise Dayton Triangles).

The team improved on their previous season's output of 1–10–1, winning seven games.[1] Their games were particularly high scoring; in seven of their twelve games, forty or more points were scored by a single team.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Recap
1 September 17 at San Francisco 49ers W 21–17 1–0 Kezar Stadium Recap
2 September 22 at Los Angeles Rams L 28–45 1–1 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Recap
3 September 29 Detroit Lions W 44–21 2–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
4 October 8 at Green Bay Packers W 44–31 3–1 City Stadium Recap
5 October 12 San Francisco 49ers W 29–24 4–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
6 October 19 Green Bay Packers W 35–17 5–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
7 October 29 Chicago Bears W 38–27 6–1 Yankee Stadium Recap
8 Bye
9 November 12 at Chicago Bears L 20–28 6–2 Wrigley Field Recap
10 November 19 Los Angeles Rams L 35–43 6–3 Yankee Stadium Recap
11 November 23 at Detroit Lions L 14–49 6–4 Briggs Stadium Recap
12 December 3 at New York Giants L 7–51 6–5 Polo Grounds Recap
13 December 10 Baltimore Colts W 51–14 7–5 Yankee Stadium Recap

Note: Intra-conference opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFL National Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 9 3 0 .750 9–2 466 309 W1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 8–2 279 207 W1
New York Yanks 7 5 0 .583 7–4 366 367 W1
Detroit Lions 6 6 0 .500 5–6 321 285 L1
San Francisco 49ers 3 9 0 .250 3–8 213 300 W1
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 2–9 244 406 L2
Baltimore Colts 1 11 0 .083 1–4 213 462 L5

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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