1915 Canton Bulldogs season

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1915 Canton Bulldogs season
Head coach Harry Hazlett, Jim Thorpe
Home field League Field
Record 5-2

The 1915 Canton Bulldogs season was their sixth season in the Ohio League. For the first time since 1906, that the team was once again called the "Bulldogs". The year also marked the arrival of the legendary Jim Thorpe to the Canton line-up. The team finished with a known record of 5–2 and a share of the Ohio League title, the Massillon Tigers and the Youngstown Patricians.


Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 10, 1915 Wheeling Athletic Club W 75-0
2 October 17, 1915 Columbus Panhandles W 7-0
3 October 24, 1915 at Detroit Heralds L 3–9
4 October 31, 1915 North Cincinnati Athletic Club W 41-12
5 November 7, 1915 Altoona Indians W 38-0
6 November 14, 1915 at Massillon Tigers[1][2] L 0–16
7 November 21, 1914 at Shelby Blues Cancelled
8 November 28, 1914 Massillon Tigers W 6-0

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ This was Jim Thorpe's first professional football game. He was used sparingly, by coach Harry Hazlett. Hazlett was shortly fired by manager Jack Cusack for benching Thorpe, which he felt may cost Canton the game.
  2. ^ First Canton Bulldogs-Massillon Tigers game since 1906.