1891 Orange Athletic Club football team

The 1891 Orange Athletic Club football team was an American football team that represented the Orange Athletic Club in the American Football Union (AFU) during the 1890 football season.[1] The Orange team played its home games in East Orange, New Jersey, and compiled a 3–5 record (1–1 against AFU opponents).

1891 Orange Athletic Club football
ConferenceAmerican Football Union
Record3–5 (1–1 AFU)
Home stadiumOrange Oval
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3Springfield YMCA*L 0–16[2]
October 10Rutgers*
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
W 10–6
October 17Penn*
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
L 0–261,000[3]
October 243:30 p.m.Yale*
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
L 0–362,700[4][5]
October 31at New York Athletic ClubW 10–01,000
November 3Princeton*
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
L 0–263,500[6]
November 7at Crescent Athletic ClubL 0–28[7]
November 14at Manhattan Athletic Club
  • Manhattan Field
  • New York, NY
Cancelled
November 14Staten Island Cricket Club*
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
W 14–8

Second and junior team scheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 14Columbia SecondsW 34–0
October 28Adelphi Academy
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
Unknown
October 31Tabernacles of New JerseyCancelled
October 31Stevens Seconds
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
W 18–6
November 3Berkeley Athletic Club
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, NJ
T 6–6
November 6Stevens SophomoresUnknown
November 7Bedford Athletic Club SecondsL 0–22
November 12Stevens FreshmenHoboken, NJL 0–16
November 19Alerts of Seton Hall
  • Orange Oval
  • Orange, Oval
W forfeit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Orange Athletic Club All-Time Football Records". www.luckyshow.org. Retrieved August 8, 2020.
  2. ^ "Stagg's Team Win's at Orange". The Sun. New York, New York. October 4, 1891. p. 8. Retrieved March 25, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  3. ^ "Rah! For the 'Varsity: The Orange Athletic Club's Eleven Easily Defeated by U. of P." The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 18, 1891. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "In The Football Field". The New York Times. New York, New York. October 25, 1891. p. 2. Retrieved March 25, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  5. ^ "Yale Collegians Score 46 Points and Fail at Kicking Goals". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Brooklyn, New York. October 25, 1891. p. 16. Retrieved March 25, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  6. ^ "Princeton, 26; Orange, 0". The Sun (New York). November 4, 1891. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Crescents in Fine Form: They Defeat Orange by a Score of 28 to 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 8, 1891. p. 14.