St. Louis Rams Records
Listed below are St. Louis Rams Records, Firsts, Odds &
Original Franchise Location: The team was originally
located in Cleveland, Ohio (1937-45).
First Draft Choice: Johnny Drake, B, Purdue,
First Regular-Season Game: A 28-0 loss to the
Detroit Lions, 9/10/37.
First Regular-Season Win: A 21-3 victory over
the Philadelphia Eagles, 9/17/37.
Original Team Colors: Red and black
First Winning Season: 1945 (9-1).
First Playoff Appearance: A 15-14 victory over the
Washington Redskins in the 1945 NFL Championship game, 12/16/45.
First Super Bowl Appearance: A 31-19 loss to
the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XIV, 1/20/80.
First Player Elected to the Hall of Fame: QB
Bob Waterfield, 1965.
First All-League Selection: Johnny Drake, 1940.
First to Rush 200 Yards in a Game: Dan Towler,
205 yards vs. the Baltimore Colts, 11/22/53.
First to Gain 300 Yards Receiving in a Game:
Jim Benton's 303 yards receiving vs. the Detroit Lions on 11/22/45,
was a Rams and NFL first.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Dick Bass, 1,033 yards
Most Rushing Yards, Career: Eric Dickerson,
7,245 yards (1983-1987).
Most Passing Yards, Career: Jim Everett, 23,758
Most Receptions, Career: Isaac Bruce, 777 receptions
All-Time Leading Scorer: Mike Lansford, 789
Most Points Scored in a Game: On 10/22/50,
the Rams defeated the Baltimore Colts 70-27. By contrast, in
1937 the Rams scored just 75 points the entire season.