Racine Tornadoes History

The Racine Tornadoes were a professional football team from 1922 until 1926, playing their final season in Racine, Wisconsin.

Racine Tornadoes by the Decades


The Racine Tornadoes' inaugural season was 1922 as the Racine Legion. During the decade, the Legion had a record of 15-15-6 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They won zero division titles. In 1926, the Legion changed their name from the Racine Legion to the Racine Tornadoes.

Racine Tornadoes Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Shorty Barr 1926 1-2-0 33.3% 0-0
Wally Mcllwain 1926 0-2-0 0.0% 0-0
Babe Ruetz 1922-1924 14-11-6 54.8% 0-0

Franchise history

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Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship