1883 Gallaudet Bison football team

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1883 Gallaudet Bison football
Conference Independent
1883 record 2–0
Head coach John B. Hotchkiss
Home stadium Kendall Green
Seasons
1884 →
1883 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         9 0 0
Gallaudet         2 0 0
Carleton         1 0 0
Johns Hopkins         1 0 0
Harvard         8 2 0
Princeton         7 1 0
Penn         6 2 1
Stevens Tech         6 4 1
Massachusetts         1 1 0
Minnesota         1 1 0
Williams         1 1 0
Fordham         4 5 0
Lafayette         2 4 0
Wesleyan         3 5 0
Columbia         1 3 0
Michigan         1 4 0
Rutgers         1 6 0
Amherst         0 1 0
Dartmouth         0 1 0
Hamline         0 1 0
Lewisburg         0 1 0
Navy         0 1 0
CCNY         0 2 0
Georgetown         0 2 0

The 1883 Gallaudet Bison football team represented the Gallaudet Bison of Gallaudet University, a college for deaf-mutes. In the team's inaugural season, it defeated Georgetown twice.[1] The players sewed their own uniforms, made of heavy canvas with black and white stripes.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
November 20 Georgetown Kendall Green • Washington, D. C. W 13–0  
November 29 Georgetown Kendall Green • Washington, D. C. W 15–0  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgetown Football: Game By Game". 
  2. ^ Richard Kimball. ""Half a Man: Deaf Masculinity and Sports" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-11-17. 
  3. ^ Olof Hansno. "Gallaudet Athletics in the Early Eighties". The Silent Worker. 36 (6): 274. [permanent dead link]