|New York Yankees||10||5||3||2||.625|
|Los Angeles Bulldogs||8||8||0||0||1.000|
|New York Yankees||6||2||3||1||.400|
From the 1920s to the 1960s there were numerous rival leagues to the NFL, which were either Major League or a Minor League just below the level of the NFL.
The AFL was one such Major League rival, and the Boston Shamrocks catered for the large Irish-American market in that city. They won the league in 1936 over the Cleveland Rams in second, who the following year joined the NFL, eventually becoming the Los Angeles Rams.
The Shamrocks second season was not a successful as they posted only two wins, and the league folded at the end of the season.
 Pro Football Hall of Fame (2005) American Football League Standings (1936-37) [Internet] Available from: http://www.profootballhof.com/news/american-football-league-standings-1936-37/ [Accessed 5 June 2017]
Thanks to Irene Carroll, Margaret Williams
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