Cliff Battles

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
2 4-16-1 21.43% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Cliff Battles was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1946 to 1947, finishing his career as the head coach of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Over his two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 6-20-2. He was the head coach of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1946 until the 1947 season, during which time the Dodgers went 6-20-2. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Battles was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968 after his playing career.

Cliff Battles Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Battles served as an assistant coach for Mal Stevens. He spent one years as an assistant coach to Mal Stevens, finishing as the head coach in 1946.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach 3-10-1 0-0
1946 Brooklyn Dodgers Head Coach 1-6-0 0-0
1942 Columbia Lions Assistant Coach 3-6-0
1941 Columbia Lions Assistant Coach 3-5-0
1940 Columbia Lions Assistant Coach 5-2-2
1939 Columbia Lions Assistant Coach 2-4-2
1938 Columbia Lions Assistant Coach 3-6-0

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