1946 AAFC season

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1946 All-America Football Conference season
Preseason n/a
Regular Season September 18-December 11, 1932
Postseason December 18, 1932
← n/a • other seasons • 1947

The 1946 AAFC season was the first season of the All-America Football Conference, a new professional league established to challenge the market dominance of the established National Football League. The league included eight teams, broken up into Eastern and Western divisions, which played a 14-game official schedule, culminating in a league championship game. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Yankees in the title game, 14-9.

Publications

Programs
Week Date Teams Venue
Preseason August 2, 1946 Chicago Rockets intrasquad game Bailey Field
August 16, 1946 Los Angeles Dons intrasquad game Ventura Junior College Stadium
August 20, 1946 Los Angeles Dons intrasquad game Mustang Stadium
August 24, 1946 New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Gonzaga Stadium
August 30, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Rubber Bowl
August 30, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. New York Yankees Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
September 1, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Rockets Kezar Stadium
Week 1 September 6, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Seahawks Cleveland Stadium
Week 2 September 13, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
September 14, 1946 New York Yankees vs. Buffalo Bisons Yankee Stadium
September 15, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Miami Seahawks Kezar Stadium
Week 3 September 20, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. Miami Seahawks Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
September 20, 1946 Chicago Rockets vs. New York Yankees Soldier Field
September 22, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Kezar Stadium
Week 4 September 28, 1946 Miami Seahawks vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Grant Field
September 29, 1946 Buffalo Bisons vs. Los Angeles Dons Civic Stadium
September 29, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. New York Yankees Cleveland Stadium
Week 5 October 4, 1946 Buffalo Bisons vs. New York Yankees Civic Stadium
October 5, 1946 Chicago Rockets vs. Los Angeles Dons Soldier Field
Week 6 October 6, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Cleveland Stadium
October 7, 1946 Miami Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers Burdine Stadium
Week 7 October 11, 1946 Buffalo Bisons vs. Miami Seahawks Civic Stadium
October 12, 1946 New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Browns Yankee Stadium
October 12, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. San Francisco 49ers Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 8 October 18, 1946 Chicago Rockets vs. Miami Seahawks Soldier Field
October 18, 1946 Buffalo Bisons vs. San Francisco 49ers Civic Stadium
October 20, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Dons Cleveland Stadium
Week 9 October 25, 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Miami Seahawks Ebbets Field
October 27, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. San Francisco 49ers Cleveland Stadium
October 27, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. New York Yankees Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 10 November 1, 1946 Chicago Rockets vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Soldier Field
November 2, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Buffalo Bisons Kezar Stadium
November 3, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. Cleveland Browns Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
November 3, 1946 New York Yankees vs. Miami Seahawks Yankee Stadium
Week 11 November 10, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Cleveland Browns Kezar Stadium
November 10, 1946 New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Dons Yankee Stadium
November 11, 1946 Miami Seahawks vs. Chicago Rockets Burdine Stadium
Week 12 November 17, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago Rockets Cleveland Stadium
November 17, 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Los Angeles Dons Ebbets Field
November 18, 1946 Miami Seahawks vs. Buffalo Bisons Burdine Stadium
Week 13 November 24, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Stadium
November 24, 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers vs. San Francisco 49ers Ebbets Field
November 24, 1946 New York Yankees vs. Chicago Rockets Yankee Stadium
Week 14 November 30, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Rockets Kezar Stadium
December 1, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. Buffalo Bisons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 15 December 8, 1946 San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Dons Kezar Stadium
Week 16 December 15, 1946 Los Angeles Dons vs. Chicago Rockets Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Postseason December 22, 1946 Cleveland Browns vs. New York Yankees Cleveland Stadium
Media Guides and Yearbooks
Media Guides
Yearbooks
All-America Football Conference
Teams Baltimore Colts • Brooklyn-New York Yankees • Buffalo Bills • Chicago Hornets • Cleveland Browns • Los Angeles Dons • San Francisco 49ers
Seasons 1946 • 1947 • 1948 • 1949
Venues Burdine Stadium • Kezar Stadium • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Soldier Field
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