1898 Duquesne Country and Athletic Club season

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1898 Duquesne Country and Athletic Club season
Head coach William Chase Temple
Home field Exposition Park
Results
Record 9-0-1
Division place No divisions
Playoff finish No playoffs

The 1898 Duquesne Country and Athletic Club football season was their fourth season in existence. The team finished with a record of 9-0-1. The team was named the top team in western Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 8, 1898 Maryland Athletic Club W 46-0
2 October 15, 1898 Knickerbocker Athletic Club W 45-0
3 October 22, 1898 Pittsburgh College W 16-0
4 October 29, 1898 Penn State Nittany Lions W 18-5
5 November 5, 1898 Geneva College W 62-0
6 November 8, 1898 Pittsburgh Athletic Club W 34-0
7 November 12, 1898 Greensburg Athletic Association T 0-0
8 November 19, 1898 Latrobe Athletic Association W 17-0
9 November 24, 1898 Washington & Jefferson Presidents[1][2] W 11-0
10 December 3, 1898 Western Pennsylvania All-Stars[3] W 16-0

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ Thanksgiving Day game
  2. ^ Following week's game vs. Pittsburgh Athletic Club was cancelled due to snow.
  3. ^ This was the 1st professional football "all-star" game, as Duquesne played a team that consisted of several of top football players in western Pennsylvania.

References[edit]

  • PFRA Research. "Stars Over All-Stars" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Professional Football Researchers Association: 1&ndash, 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-11-26.
  • Van Atta, Robert (1983). "The History of Pro Football At Greensburg, Pennsylvania (1894-1900)" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Professional Football Researchers Association (Annual): 1&ndash, 14. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-11-27.