1903 Latrobe Athletic Association season

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1903 Latrobe Athletic Association season
Head coach John Brallier
Home field Latrobe Steel Athletic Grounds
Record 9-0
Division place No divisions
Playoff finish No playoffs

The 1903 Latrobe Athletic Association season was their eighth season in existence. It was a low profile season for Latrobe. The team finished 9-0. Latrobe laid claim to the western Pennsylvania championship after the undefeated season. However, the Franklin Athletic Club was generally considered the 1903 U.S. Pro Football Champions, even though they had refused to play Latrobe.


Game Date Opponent Result
1 Jeannette Hose Co. 4 W 28-0
2 Johnstown Capital Club W 46-0
3 East End Athletic Club W 6-5
4 Irwin, Pennsylvania W 39-0
5 Indiana Normal School W 54-0
6 Pittsburgh Lyceum[1] W 34-0
7 Bradenton St. Clair Athletic Club W 36-0
8 Ellwood City, Pennsylvania W 35-0
9 November 26, 1903 Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA of Philadelphia[2] W 6-0

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ Game was scheduled and played after Latrobe's original opponents, the Primrose Athletic Club, notified Latrobe via a telegram, received just before game time, that the team had missed the train.
  2. ^ Thanksgiving Day game


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