1939 NFL Draft Pick Transactions

December 9, 1938

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Second and fourth round picks were limited to the five teams that finished lowest in the 1938 standings.

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Cardinals
  Ki Aldrich
2 1-2
Pirates

 

Traded Ed Manske to Pirates for 1939 first round pick (#2-Sid Luckman) on ????-??-??

Sid Luckman
3 1-3
  Parker Hall
4 1-4
  Davey O'Brien
5 1-5
  Bob MacLeod
6 1-6
  Bill Osmanski
7 1-7
  John Pingel
8 1-8
  I.B. Hale
9 1-9
  Larry Buhler
10 1-10
  Walt Neilson
Round 2
11 2-1
Pirates

 

Unknown.

 

"choice to Brooklyn" per Total Football

 

Pirates second round pick "to Brooklyn" per Steelers media guide

 

Carence "Pug" Manders
12 2-2
Cardinals

 

Marshall "Biggie" Goldberg
13 2-3
  Gaylon Smith
14 2-4
  Charlie Newton
15 2-5
  Bob Haak
Round 3
16 3-1
Cardinals
  Alvord Wolff
17 3-2
Pirates
  Bill Patterson
18 3-3
  Elmer Tarbox
19 3-4
  Joe Mihal
20 3-5
  Waddy Young
21 3-6
  John Wysocki
22 3-7
  Howie Weiss
23 3-8
  Charley Holm
24 3-9
  Charley Brock
25 3-10
  John "Chick" Chickerneo
Round 4
26 4-1
Pirates
  Hugh McCullough
27 4-2
Cardinals
  Hal "Curly" Stebbins
28 4-3
  Wally Garard
29 4-4
  Bill Dewell
30 4-5
  Vic Bottari
Round 5
31 5-1
Cardinals
  Bill Daddio
32 5-2
Pirates
  Ernie Wheeler
33 5-3
  Eddie Gallo
34 5-4
  Fred Costen
35 5-5
  Jack Kinnison
36 5-6
  Joe Delaney
37 5-7
  Steve Maronic
38 5-8
  Dick Todd
39 5-9
  Lynn Hovland
40 5-10
  Don Willis
Round 6
41 6-1
Pirates
  Sam Boyd
42 6-2
Cardinals
  George Faust
43 6-3
  Bernie McGarry
44 6-4
  Carl Schuehle
45 6-5
  Len Janiak
46 6-6

 

Unknown.

 

"choice from Chicago" per Total Football

Ed Beinor
47 6-7

 

Joe Wendlick
48 6-8
  Dave Anderson
49 6-9
  Larry Craig
50 6-10
  Jerry Ginney
Round 7
51 7-1
Cardinals
  Bill Dwyer
52 7-2
Pirates
  Eddie Palumbo
53 7-3
  Gerry Dowd
54 7-4
  Tony Ippolito
55 7-5
  Alex Schoenbaum
56 7-6
  Charlie Heileman
57 7-7
  Darrell Tutty
58 7-8
  Quinton Mumpkin
59 7-9
  Francis Twedell
60 7-10
  Lloyd Woodell
Round 8
61 8-1
Pirates
  Ole Nelson
62 8-2
Cardinals
  Sherm Hinkebein
63 8-3
  Warren "Bronco" Brunner
64 8-4
  George Somers
65 8-5
  Dan "Tiger" Hill
66 8-6
  Bob Dannies
67 8-7
  Dick Trzuskowski
68 8-8
  Torrance "Bo" Russell
69 8-9
  Paul Kell
70 8-10
  Pete Zagar
Round 9
71 9-1
Cardinals
  Earl Brown
72 9-2
Pirates
  Steve Petro
73 9-3
  Lew Bostick
74 9-4
  Rankin Britt
75 9-5
  Forrest Kline
76 9-6
  Ray Bray
77 9-7
  Bill Callihan
78 9-8
  Wilbur Moore
79 9-9
  John Hall
80 9-10
  Bob Mills
Round 10
81 10-1
Pirates
  Jack Lee
82 10-2
Cardinals
  Earl Crowder
83 10-3
  Frank Petrick
84 10-4
  Bill McKeever
85 10-5
  Kimble Bradley
86 10-6
  Walt Wood
87 10-7
  Ray George
88 10-8
  Jimmy Johnston
89 10-9
  Vince Gavre
90 10-10
  Tom Roberts
Round 11
91 11-1
Cardinals
  Bowden Wyatt
92 11-2
Pirates
  Lou Tomasetti
93 11-3
  Sid Roth
94 11-4
  Paul Humphrey
95 11-5
  George Lenc
96 11-6
  Al Braga
97 11-7
  Tony Calvelli
98 11-8
  Jim German
99 11-9
  Charley Sprague
100 11-10
  Merl Miller
Round 12
101 12-1
Pirates
  Denny Cochran
102 12-2
Cardinals
  Jim Thomas
103 12-3
  Chet Adams
104 12-4
  Jack Kraynick
105 12-5
  Ralph Heikkenen
106 12-6
  Hal Roise
107 12-7
  Jim Coughlan
108 12-8
  Bob O'Mara
109 12-9

 

Unknown.

 

twelfth round #109 "to Brooklyn Dodgers" per Packers web site

Carl Kaplanoff
110 12-10

 

Bruno Schroeder
Round 13
111 13-1
Cardinals
  Andy Sabodos
112 13-2
Pirates
  Fabian Hoffman
113 13-3
  Joel Hitt
114 13-4
  Thomas "Allie" White
115 13-5
  George Gambis
116 13-6
  Ed Bock
117 13-7
  Prescott Hutchins
118 13-8
  Steve Slivinski
119 13-9
  Dan Elmer
120 13-10
  Sam Allis
Round 14
121 14-1
Pirates
  Ed Clary
122 14-2
Cardinals
  Blase Miatovich
123 14-3
  John Ryland
124 14-4
  Joe Aleskus
125 14-5
  Ray Camelly
126 14-6
  Anton Stolfa
127 14-7
  Art Means
128 14-8
  Bob Hoffman
129 14-9
  Bill Badgett
130 14-10
  George Watson
Round 15
131 15-1
Cardinals
  Russ Clarke
132 15-2
Pirates
  John Tosi
133 15-3
  Ben Friend
134 15-4
  Forrest Watkins
135 15-5
  Lou Trunzo
136 15-6
  Bob Voigts
137 15-7
  Gene Hodge
138 15-8
  Eric Tipton
139 15-9
  Tom Greenfield
140 15-10
  Gil Duggan
Round 16
141 16-1
Pirates
  Al Lezouski
142 16-2
Cardinals
  Gus Goins
143 16-3
  Gordon Reupke
144 16-4
  Irv Hall
145 16-5
  Charley Gross
146 16-6
  Ken Armstrong
147 16-7
  Bill Lazetich
148 16-8
  Dick Farman
149 16-9
  Roy Bellin
150 16-10
  Ted Panish
Round 17
151 17-1
Cardinals
  Everett Elkins
152 17-2
Pirates
  Ed Longhi
153 17-3
  Mike Perrie
154 17-4
  Bob Riddell
155 17-5
  Johnny Siegel
156 17-6
  Raphael Masters
157 17-7
  Ralph Neihaus
158 17-8
  Clyde Shugart
159 17-9
  John Yerby
160 17-10
  Jack Sanders
Round 18
161 18-1
Pirates
  Dave Shirk
162 18-2
Cardinals
  Frank Huffman
163 18-3
  Alex Atty
164 18-4
  Charley Gainor
165 18-5
  Paul Morin
166 18-6
  Solly Sherman
167 18-7
  Dutch Niemant
168 18-8
  Boy Morgan
169 18-9
  Frank Balasz
170 18-10
  Will Dolman
Round 19
171 19-1
Cardinals
  Mike Kochel
172 19-2
Pirates
  Frank Peters
173 19-3
  Bill Lane
174 19-4
  Morris White
175 19-5
  Ferrel Anderson
176 19-6
  Ed Simonich
177 19-7
  Amerigo "Tony" Tonelli
178 19-8
  Phil Smith
179 19-9
  Jack Brennan
180 19-10
  Bill Paulman
Round 20
181 20-1
Pirates
  Tom Sheldrake
182 20-2
Cardinals
  Tom Rice
183 20-3
  Paul Graham
184 20-4
  Dick Gomley
185 20-5
  Tony Popp
186 20-6
  George Vogeler
187 20-7
  Jim McDonald
188 20-8
  Paul Coop
189 20-9
  Charley Schultz
190 20-10
  Lyle Smith
Round 21
191 21-1
  Aldo Forte
192 21-2
  Merrill Waters
193 21-3
  Matt Kuber
194 21-4
  Willard Hofer
195 21-5
  Mario Tonelli
Round 22
196 22-1
  Everett Kircher
197 22-2
  Al Howe
198 22-3
  Al Cruver
199 22-4
  Bill Gunther
200 22-5
  Jack Rhodes