1917 Canton Bulldogs season

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1917 Canton Bulldogs season
Head coach Jim Thorpe
Home field League Field
Results
Record 9–1
League place 1st

The 1917 Canton Bulldogs season was their eleventh season in the Ohio League. The team finished with a 9–1 record and captured their third Ohio League championship.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 7, 1917 Pitcairn Quakers W 12–7
2 October 14, 1917 Altoona Indians W 80–0
3 October 21, 1917 Columbus Panhandles W 54–0
4 October 28, 1917 Rochester Jeffersons[1] W 41–0
5 November 4, 1917 at Youngstown Patricians W 3–0
6 November 11, 1917 at Akron Indians W 14–0
7 November 18, 1917 Youngstown Patricians W 13–0
8 November 25, 1917 Massillon Tigers W 14–3
9 November 29, 1917 at Detroit Heralds[2] W 7–0
10 December 2, 1917 Massillon Tigers[3] L 6–0

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ Under the alias "Syracuse 47th Infantry"
  2. ^ Thanksgiving Day game
  3. ^ Canton named Ohio League Champions based on scoring percentage of both games vs. Massillon (14–9)

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