1898 Stanford football team

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1898 Stanford football
Conference Independent
1898 record 5–3–1
Head coach Harry P. Cross (1st year of 2nd stint; 2nd overall season)
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →
1898 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina         9 0 0
Drexel         7 0 0
California         8 0 2
USC         5 1 1
Oregon         3 1 0
Clemson         3 1 0
Notre Dame         4 2 0
Stanford         5 3 1
Virginia         6 5 0
Montana         3 2 0
Utah         2 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Washington Agricultural         0 0 1
Oregon Agricultural         1 2 1
Maryland         2 6 1

The 1898 Stanford football team represented Stanford University in the 1898 college football season and was coached by Harry P. Cross in the second of his two nonconsecutive seasons with the team. He also coached the 1896 team.[1] Stanford suffered its first Big Game loss to California, a 22–0 shutout.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Washington Volunteers Stanford, CA W 22–0  
October 5 Kansas Volunteers Stanford, CA W 10–0  
October 8 vs. Olympic Club Recreation ParkSan Francisco, CA W 22–0  
October 14 Kansas Volunteers Stanford, CA W 15–11  
October 20 Iowa Volunteers Stanford, CA L 0–6  
October 28 League of the Cross Stanford, CA W 18–5  
November 5 vs. Olympic Club Recreation Park • San Francisco, CA T 6–6  
November 8 vs. Olympic Club Recreation Park • San Francisco, CA L 0–12  
November 24 vs. California Recreation Park • San Francisco, CA (8th Big Game) L 0–22  

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official results from "Stanford Football Media Guide" (PDF). p. 142. Retrieved October 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "First varsity defeat: the '98 California eleven wins the first victory in the Blue and Gold's history". The Daily Palo Alto. November 28, 1898. Retrieved October 1, 2014.