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National Football League v Pacific Coast Football League 1936

Results NFL v AFL 1936

DateNFL TeamAFL/ PCFL TeamVenue
1936Philadelphia Eagles7Los Angeles Bulldogs10Los Angeles
1936Pittsburgh Pirates7Los Angeles Bulldogs27Los Angeles
27.12.1936Brooklyn Dodgers18Salinas Packers (PCFL)0Salinas
10.01.1937Green Bay Packers42Salinas Packers (PCFL)7San Francisco
14.02.1937NFL All-Stars14Salinas Packers (PCFL)0Bakersfield
National Football League v Pacific Coast Football League 1936 [Ref: 1]

Report

After the demise of the Pacific Coast Football League after one week in 1936, there was no League season on the West Coast from 1936-1937, with the Salinas Packers and Los Angeles Bulldogs playing an independent schedule.

The Los Angeles Bulldogs had scheduled games against National Football League teams the Philadelphia Eagles (winning 10-7) and Pittsburgh Pirates (winning 27-7).

The Packers played against the Brooklyn Dodgers of the NFL in 1936, losing 18-0 and also the Green Bay Packers (NFL Champions) who won 42-7, before losing to an NFL All-Star team in Bakersfield. [1]

The two teams also played each other, with the Salinas Packers winning 21-17, as well as scheduling matches against other West Coast and Inland Empire opposition.

References

[1]  California Dreamin’ – West Coast Pros in the 1930s – Bob Gill, in association with Tod Maher, The Coffin Corner, Pro Football Researchers Association (1984) California Dreamin’ – West Coast Pros in the 1930s [Internet] Available from: http://profootballresearchers.com/archives/Website_Files/Coffin_Corner/06-07-190.pdf [Accessed 9 October 2018

 [2] Tod Maher, The Coffin Corner, Pro Football Researchers Association (1987) The Salinas Packers [Internet] Available from: http://profootballresearchers.com/archives/Website_Files/Coffin_Corner/09-05-303.pdf   [Accessed 9 October 2018]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Eoin O’Fearghaill.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 14 May 2020

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