Chicago Hornets

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Chicago Hornets
First Season
1946
Team History
Chicago Hornets (1949)
Chicago Rockets (1946-48)
Conference/Division
All-America Football Conference (1946–1949)
  • unconferenced (1949)
  • Western Division (1946–1948)
Venue
Soldier Field (1946-49)

The Chicago Hornets were an American football team in the All-America Football Conference. The Hornets/Rockets played their home games in Solderi Field.

When the AAFC merged with the National Football League after the 1949 season the Hornets did not became part of the NFL.

Publications

Home programs by season

1940s

Week Date Opponent Venue
Chicago Rockets
1946
preseason August 2 Rockets intrasquad Bailey Field
preseason September 1 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 2 September 20 vs. New York Yankees Soldier Field
Week 5 October 5 vs. Los Angeles Dons Soldier Field
Week 7 October 18 vs. Miami Seahawks Soldier Field
Week 9 November 1 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Soldier Field
Week 10 November 11 at Miami Seahawks Burdine Stadium
Week 11 November 17 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 12 November 24 at New York Yankees Yankee Stadium
Week 13 November 30 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 14 December 15 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
1947
preseason August 2 Rockets intrasquad Walsh Field
Week 1 August 29 vs. Los Angeles Dons Soldier Field
Week 4 September 19 vs. Buffalo Bills Soldier Field
Week 6 October 3 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Soldier Field
Week 7 October 12 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 8 October 19 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 13 November 30 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium
1948
preseason August 18 at New York Yankees Municipal Stadium
Week 1 August 27 vs. Los Angeles Dons Soldier Field
Week 3 September 10 vs. Baltimore Colts Soldier Field
Week 4 September 17 vs. Cleveland Browns Soldier Field
Week 5 September 26 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 7 October 8 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 8 October 15 at Brooklyn Dodgers Ebbets Field
Week 9 October 24 vs. Brooklyn Dodgers Soldier Field
Week 10 October 31 at New York Yankees Yankee Stadium
Week 11 November 7 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 12 November 14 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium
Week 13 November 25 vs. Buffalo Bills Soldier Field
Week 14 December 4 vs. New York Yankees Soldier Field
Chicago Hornets
1949
preseason August 14 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 1 August 26 vs. Buffalo Bills Soldier Field
Week 2 September 4 at San Francisco 49ers Kezar Stadium
Week 3 September 9 at Los Angeles Dons Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Week 4 September 16 vs. Baltimore Colts Soldier Field
Week 5 September 30 vs. San Francisco 49ers Soldier Field
Week 6 October 7 vs. Brooklyn-New York Yankees Soldier Field
Week 7 October 23 at Baltimore Colts Municipal Stadium
Week 8 October 28 vs. Los Angeles Dons Soldier Field
Week 9 November 6 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium
Week 10 November 13 at Brooklyn-New York Yankees Yankee Stadium
Week 12 November 24 vs. Cleveland Browns Soldier Field

Media guides and yearbooks

All media guides

1940s 1947
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All-America Football Conference
Teams AAFC league publications • Baltimore Colts • Brooklyn Dodgers • Buffalo Bills • Chicago Hornets • Cleveland Browns • Los Angeles Dons • New York Yankees • San Francisco 49ers
Seasons 1946 • 1947 • 1948 • 1949
Venues Burdine Stadium • Kezar Stadium • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Soldier Field