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1953 Baltimore Colts season
Head coach Keith Molesworth
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 3-9
Place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
N/A 1954

The 1953 Baltimore Colts season was the 1st season for the team in the National Football League. The Baltimore Colts finished the National Football League's 1953 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses and finished fifth in the Western Conference. In 1953, a Baltimore-based group led by Carroll Rosenbloom won the rights to a new Baltimore franchise. Rosenbloom was granted an NFL team, and was awarded the holdings of the defunct Dallas Texans organization. The new team was named the Colts after the previous team that folded after the 1950 NFL season.

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Regular season

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Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game Site
1 September 27, 1953 Chicago Bears W 13-9 1-0 Memorial Stadium
2 October 3, 1953 Detroit Lions L 17-27 1-1 Memorial Stadium
3 October 11, 1953 at Chicago Bears W 16-14 2-1 Wrigley Field
4 October 18, 1953 at Green Bay Packers L 14-37 2-2 City Stadium
5 October 25, 1953 Washington Redskins W 27-17 3-2 Memorial Stadium
6 October 31, 1953 Green Bay Packers L 24-35 3-3 Memorial Stadium
7 November 7, 1953 at Detroit Lions L 7-17 3-4 Tiger Stadium
8 November 15, 1953 at Philadelphia Eagles L 14-45 3-5 Shibe Park
9 November 22, 1953 Los Angeles Rams L 13-21 3-6 Memorial Stadium
10 November 29, 1953 San Francisco 49ers L 21-38 3-7 Memorial Stadium
11 December 5, 1953 at Los Angeles Rams L 2-45 3-8 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
12 December 13, 1953 at San Francisco 49ers L 14-45 3-9 Kezar Stadium

Standings

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Detroit Lions 10 2 0 .833 271 205 W-6
San Francisco 49ers 9 3 0 .750 372 237 W-4
Los Angeles Rams 8 3 1 .727 366 236 W-2
Chicago Bears 3 8 1 .273 218 262 L-2
Baltimore Colts 3 9 0 .250 182 350 L-7
Green Bay Packers 2 9 1 .182 200 338 L-5

See also

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Chicago Cardinals Baltimore
Cleveland Chicago Bears
New York Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
Washington San Francisco
1953 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl

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