(12/28) Colts defeated the New York Giants, 23-17, at Yankee Stadium in "sudden death" game for World Championship.Weeb Ewbank and 12 players from "The Greatest Game Ever Played" eventually became NFL Hall of Famers.
(12/23) Colts topped Washington, 19-17, as Moore ended season with 7.5 rushing average, the best in Colts history. (9/29) Horseshoes placed on the side of Colts helmets for first time.
(11/10) WR-Raymond Berry was 12-224, 2 TDs to set club receiving yardage record, while performance stands as one of only three 200 games in Colts history (210, WR-Roger Carr at NYJ 10/24/76; WR-Reggie Langhorne at Wash. (12/8) Colts dropped 17-13 contest in final minute at San Francisco after entering day at 7-3 and one game ahead of 49ers and Detroit in Western Conference.
The Colts obtained QB-Harry Agganis, T-Dick Batten, E-Gern Nagler, HB- Bert Rechichar, G-Ed Sharkey, T-Stu Sheetz, HB-Don Shula, E-Art Spinney, HB-Carl Taseff and G-Elmer Willhoite for LB-Tom Catlin, T-Don Colo, G-Hershel Forrester, T- Mike Mc Cormack and HB-John Pettibon.
(9/27) Colts upset Chicago, 13-9, in NFL opener at Memorial Stadium.
(12/12) Buffalo Bills defeated Colts in playoff game for Eastern Division title in Baltimore, 28-17, in a game marked by a near-riot. Team finished seventh in the Eastern Division with 1-11 record. (12/9) The National Football League and the AAFC reached a "peace" agreement and the Colts were assigned to the NFL for the 1950 season. The Dallas Texans (1952) became the last team to do it.