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Ray Flaherty

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
12 94-45-5 67.01% 2-5 28.57%

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Ray Flaherty was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1935 until 1949, finishing his career with the Chicago Hornets as their head coach. Over his twelve years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 94-45-5. During his career he was a head coach for eleven seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Boston Redskins. He led the team for seven seasons, compiling a record of 54-21-3. During his time leading the Redskins the team won the championship in 1937 and 1942. His next head coaching stint came with the New York Yankees. He coached the Yankees from 1946 to 1948, leading the team to a 27-13-2 record during his three seasons as head coach. His third opportunity as head coach began in 1949 with the Chicago Hornets. He coached them for one season and the team had a 4-8-0 record during his tenure with the team. Throughout Flaherty's coaching career his teams led the league in victories during the 1940 season.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1949 Chicago Hornets Head Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1948 New York Yankees Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1947 New York Yankees Head Coach 11-2-1 0-1
1946 New York Yankees Head Coach 10-3-1 0-1
1942 Washington Redskins Head Coach 10-1-0 1-0
1941 Washington Redskins Head Coach 6-5-0 0-0
1940 Washington Redskins Head Coach 9-2-0 0-1
1939 Washington Redskins Head Coach 8-2-1 0-0
1938 Washington Redskins Head Coach 6-3-2 0-0
1937 Washington Redskins Head Coach 8-3-0 1-0
1936 Boston Redskins Head Coach 7-5-0 0-1
1935 New York Giants Assistant Coach 9-3-0 0-1

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