1897 Latrobe Athletic Association season

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1897 Latrobe Athletic Association season
Head coach Walter Okeson
Record 10–2–1
Division place No divisions
Playoff finish No playoffs

The 1897 Latrobe Athletic Association season was their third season in existence. The team finished 10–2–1. This season, Latrobe became the first team to be made entirely of professional players and play an entire season together.

1897 Latrobe Athletic Association football team


Game Date Opponent Result
1 Jeannette Indians W 28–0
2 Pittsburgh Emeralds W 58–0
3 Altoona Athletic Association T 0–0
4 Pittsburgh College W 22–0
5 Altoona Athletic Association W 36–0
6 Youngstown (Ohio) W 14–4
7 Western University of Pennsylvania W 30–0
8 Duquesne Country and Athletic Club L 12–6
9 Pittsburgh Athletic Club W 47–0
10 Youngstown (Ohio) W 19–0
11 Greensburg Athletic Association W 12–6
12 West Virginia Mountaineers W 16–6
13 Greensburg Athletic Association L 6–0

Game notes[edit]


  • Van Atta, Robert (1980). "Latrobe, PA: Cradle of Pro Football" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Professional Football Researchers Association. 2 (Annual): 1–21. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-26.