1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators season
Head coachJoe Haering
Home fieldCivic Arena
Results
Record6–6
Division place3rd
Playoff finishLost Semi-finals (Drive) 25–34

The 1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators season was the second season for the Arena Football League (AFL) franchise.

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Results Game site
Final score Team record
1 April 28 at Detroit Drive W 57–51 1–0 Joe Louis Arena
2 May 7 New England Steamrollers W 82–26 2–0 Civic Arena
3 May 14 Los Angeles Cobras W 61–43 3–0 Civic Arena
4 May 21 Los Angeles Cobras L 32–66 3–1 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
5 May 27 New York Knights W 46–36 4–1 Civic Arena
6 June 2 at Detroit Drive L 25–30 4–2 Joe Louis Arena
7 June 11 at New England Steamrollers W 45–39 5–2 Providence Civic Center
8 June 20 at Chicago Bruisers L 25–46 5–3 Rosemont Horizon
9 June 24 Chicago Bruisers L 47–54 5–4 Civic Arena
10 July 1 Detroit Drive L 9–28 5–5 Civic Arena
11 July 11 at New York Knights W 44–28 6–5 Madison Square Garden
12 July 16 New England Steamrollers L 34–44 6–6 Civic Arena

Standings

Team W L T PCT PF PA PF (Avg.) PA (Avg.) STK
xy-Chicago Bruisers 10 1 1 .875 526 374 43.8 31.2 T 1
x-Detroit Drive 9 3 0 .750 472 310 39.3 25.8 W 7
x-Pittsburgh Gladiators 6 6 0 .500 507 491 42.3 40.9 L 1
x-Los Angeles Cobras 5 6 1 .458 463 449 38.6 37.4 T 1
New England Steamrollers 3 9 0 .250 335 511 27.9 42.6 W 1
New York Knights 2 10 0 .167 342 510 28.5 42.5 L 2

y – clinched regular-season title

x – clinched playoff spot

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Results Game site
Final score Team record
Semi-finals July 22 at Detroit Drive L 25–34 0–1 Joe Louis Arena

Roster

1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators roster
Quarterbacks

Wide Receivers/Defensive Backs

Running Backs/Linebackers
  • -- Fabray Collins
  • -- Creig Federico
  • 44 Mike Powell

Offensive Linemen/Defensive Linemen

Wide Receivers/Linebackers

Kickers

Rookies in italics
Roster updated February 11, 2013
28 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 PS

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Awards

Position Player Award All-Arena team
Offensive/Defensive Lineman Craig Walls none 1st

References