1920 APFA Complete Standings

Updated: 02/14/11

APFA Results

Overall Results

 

***  The Akron Pros were declared the champions of the 1920 season.***

 

Rank Team Won Lost Tied Pct Game Canc No game   Won Lost Tied Game Canc Pct
1 Akron Pros 6 0 3 1.000 1     11 0 3 1 1.000
2 Decatur Staleys 5 1 2 .833       10 1 3   .909
3 Buffalo All-Americans 4 1 1 .800   1   9 1 1   .900
4t Rock Island Independents 4 2 1 .667   2   7 2 2   .778
4t Dayton Triangles 4 2 2 .667 1     5 2 2 1 .714
6 Racine (Chicago) Cardinals 3 2 1 .600 1     7 2 2 1 .778
7 Canton Bulldogs 4 3 1 .571 1 1   7 4 2 1 .636
8 Detroit Heralds 1 3 0 .250 1     2 3 3 2 .400
9 Cleveland Tigers 1 4 2 .200   1   2 4 2   .333
10 Chicago Tigers 1 5 1 .167   1   2 5 1   .286
11t Muncie Flyers 0 1 0 .000 1 6   3 1 0 1 .750
11t Rochester Jeffersons 0 1 0 .000       6 3 2   .667
13 Hammond Pros 0 3 0 .000   1   2 5 0   .286
14 Columbus Panhandles 0 5 0 .000       2 7 2   .222
 

click here for won-loss records of independent teams that played APFA teams

 

Interesting note: of the 10 teams that won an APFA game,

 

The fictional "Eastern Division" teams (Akron, Buffalo, Dayton, Canton and Cleveland) finished in 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th place.

The fictional "Western Division" teams (Decatur, Rock Island, Racine, Detroit and Chicago) finished in 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th place.

 

Against non-APFA teams, the won-loss records are:


Team Won Lost Tied Pct
Akron Pros 5 0 0 1.000
Decatur Staleys 5 0 1 1.000
Buffalo All-Americans 5 0 0 1.000
Muncie Flyers 3 0 0 1.000
Racine (Chicago) Cardinals 4 0 1 1.000
Rock Island Independents 3 0 1 1.000
Dayton Triangles 1 0 0 1.000
Cleveland Tigers 1 0 0 1.000
Chicago Tigers 1 0 0 1.000
Detroit Heralds 1 0 3 1.000
Rochester Jeffersons 6 2 2 .750
Canton Bulldogs 3 1 0 .750
Hammond Pros 2 2 0 .500
Columbus Panhandles 2 2 2 .500

 

 Top 25 Scoring Leaders - APFA and non-APFA games

Rank Players Name Team TD's FG's XP's Points
1 Sternaman, Dutch Decatur Staleys 12=72 4=12 3 87
2 Anderson, Ockie Buffalo All-Americans 11=66 0 5 71
3 Hughitt, Tommy Buffalo All-Americans 8=48 0 5 53
4t Pollard, Fritz Akron Pros 7=42 0 0 42
4t Kuehl, Waddy Rock Island Independents 7=42 0 0 42
6 Weldon, Bodie Buffalo All-Americans 6=30 2=6 5 41
7 Bacon, Frank Dayton Triangles 6=36 0 4 40
8 Guyon, Joe Canton Bulldogs 6=36 0 2 38
9 Argus, Bob Rochester Jeffersons 6=36 0 0 36
10 Driscoll, Paddy Racine (Chicago) Cardinals 4=24 0 10 34
11 Laird, Jim Rochester Jeffersons 3=18 4=12 1 31
12t Checkeye, Cooney Muncie Flyers 3=18 1=3 4 25
12t Miller, Heinie Buffalo All-Americans 1=6 1=3 16 25
14t Calac, Pete Canton Bulldogs 4=24 0 0 24
14t Chicken, Fred Rock Island Independents 4=24 0 0 24
14t Conzelman, Jimmy Decatur Staleys 3=18 2=6 0 24
14t Martin, Ike Canton Bulldogs 4=24 0 0 24
14t Smith, Pat Buffalo All-Americans 4=24 0 0 24
19 Feeney, Al Canton Bulldogs 0 1=3 20 23
20 Ursella, Rube Rock Island Independents 1=6 1=3 12 21
21 Copley, Charlie Akron Pros 0 1=3 15   20*
22 Huffine, Ken Muncie Flyers 3=18 0 1 19
23 13 players tied with 18 pts         18

 Notes:

Charlie Copley had a safety credited to him, bringing his total points to 20

The Racine (Chicago) Cardinals scored 33 points against the Moline Tractors on 10/17. No record exists as to "who" scored these points. 

The Racine (Chicago) Cardinals scored 6 points against the Chicago Stayms-Foresters Jan/09. No record exists as to "who" scored these points. 

 

The Hammond Pros scored 14 points against the Chicago Logan Square AC on 10/31. No record exists as to "who" scored these points.

 

Top 25 Touchdown Leaders - APFA and non-APFA games

Rank Players Name Team TD's
1 Sternaman, Dutch Decatur Staleys 12
2 Anderson, Ockie Buffalo All-Americans 11
3 Hughitt, Tommy Buffalo All-Americans 8
4t Pollard, Fritz Akron Pros 7
4t Kuehl, Waddy Rock Island Independents 7
6t Argus, Bob Rochester Jeffersons 6
6t Bacon, Frank Dayton Triangles 6
6t Guyon, Joe Canton Bulldogs 6
9t Weldon, Bodie Buffalo All-Americans 5
9t Wyman, Arnie Rock Island Independents 5
11t Calac, Pete Canton Bulldogs 4
11t Chicken, Fred Rock Island Independents 4
11t Driscoll, Paddy Racine (Chicago) Cardinals 4
11t Martin, Ike Canton Bulldogs 4
11t Smith, Pat Buffalo All-Americans 4
16t Checkeye, Cooney Muncie Flyers 3
16t Conzelman, Jimmy Decatur Staleys 3
16t Grigg, Tex Canton Bulldogs 3
16t Hendron, John Canton Bulldogs 3
16t Huffine, Ken Muncie Flyers 3
16t Koehler, Bob Decatur Staleys 3
16t Laird, Jim Rochester Jeffersons 3
16t Mansfield, Jerry Rock Island Independents 3
16t McCormick, Frank Akron Pros 3
16t Nash, Bob Akron Pros 3
16t Nesser, Al Akron Pros 3
16t Novak, Ed Rock Island Independents 3
16t Partlow, Lou Dayton Triangles 3
16t Reese, Dave Dayton Triangles 3
16t Sacksteder, Norb Dayton Triangles 3

 

Top 13 Field Goal Leaders - APFA and non-APFA games

Note: These are the ONLY players that kicked a Field Goal in 1920

Note: The field goals attempted may be inaccurate

 

 

Rank Players Name Team FG's
1t Laird, Jim Rochester Jeffersons 4/4
1t Sternaman, Dutch Decatur Staleys 4/8
3 Thorpe, Jim Canton Bulldogs 3/5
4t Conzelman, Jimmy Decatur Staleys 2/2
4t Nesser, Frank Columbus Panhandles 2/2
4t Roudebush, George Dayton Triangles 2/2
4t Weldon, Bodie Buffalo All-Americans 2/2
8t Barrett, Johnny Chicago Tigers 1/1
8t Checkeye, Cooney Muncie Flyers 1/1
8t Copley, Charlie Akron Pros 1/4
8t Feeney, Al Canton Bulldogs 1/1
8t Miller, Heinie Buffalo All-Americans 1/1
8t Ursella, Rube Rock Island Independents 1/1

  

Top 25 Extra Point Leaders - APFA and non-APFA games

Rank Players Name Team XP's
1 Feeney, Al Canton Bulldogs 20
2 Miller, Heinie Buffalo All-Americans 16/17
3 Copley, Charlie Akron Pros 15/16
4t Ursella, Rube Rock Island Independents 12/13
4t Kinderdine, Hobby Dayton Triangles 12/14
6 Blacklock, Hugh Decatur Staleys 11/16
7 Driscoll, Paddy Racine (Chicago) Cardinals 10/12
8t Wenig, Obe Rock Island Independents 6/7
8t Usher, Lou Rochester Jeffersons 6/6
10t Anderson, Ockie Buffalo All-Americans 5/5
10t Weldon, Bodie Buffalo All-Americans 5/6
10t Clark, Hal Rochester Jeffersons 5/5
10t Hughitt, Tommy Buffalo All-Americans 5/8
14t Bacon, Frank Dayton Triangles 4/5
14t Checkeye, Cooney Muncie Flyers 4/4
14t Flower, Jim Columbus Panhandles 4/4
14t Horning, Steamer Detroit Heralds 4/7
14t Pierotti, Al Cleveland Tigers 4/4
19t Flower, Jim Columbus Panhandles 3/3
19t Ghee, Milt Chicago Tigers 3/6
19t King, Rip Akron Pros 3/4
19t Marshall, Bobby Rock Island Independents 3/5
19t Nichols, Sid Rock Island Independents 3/4
19t Sternaman, Dutch Decatur Staleys 3/3
24t Abrell, Dick Dayton Triangles 2/2
24t DuMoe, Joe Rochester Jeffersons 2/2
24t Gillo, Hank Hammond Pros 2/3
24t Guyon, Joe Canton Bulldogs 2/4
24t Purdy, Mike Rochester Jeffersons 2/2
24t Thorpe, Jim Canton Bulldogs 2/3
24t Wyland, Okie Rock Island Independents 2/2

Source: "Coffin Corner" Volume XXI, No. 6 - Professional Football Researchers Association

Source: Chicago Tribune, Muncie Star, Gas City/Jonesboro Journal

Source: www.rockislandindependents.com