1897 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1897 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1897 record 2–3 (1–0 MIAA)
Head coach Andrew Bird Glaspie (1st season)
Captain George L. Wilson
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The 1897 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal School (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1897 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Andrew Bird Glaspie, the Normalites compiled a record of 2–3 and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 62 to 36. George L. Wilson was the team captain.[1]


September 25Michigan alumniYpsilanti, MIW 24–0
October 2at MichiganL 0–24
October 30at AlbionAlbion, MIL 0–18
November 6at Toledo YMCAToledo, OHW 12–4
November 30KalamazooYpsilanti, MIL 0–16


  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 158, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016.