1892 Crescent Athletic Club football team

The 1892 Crescent Athletic Club football team was an American football team that represented the Crescent Athletic Club in the American Football Union (AFU) during the 1892 college football season. The team played its home games at Eastern Park in Brooklyn, compiled a 2–3–1 record, and won the AFU championship. Harry Beecher, who played for Yale from 1884 to 1887, was the Crescent team's quarterback and captain.[1]

1892 Crescent Athletic Club football
AFU champion
ConferenceAmerican Football Union
Record2–3–1 (2–0 AFU)
CaptainHarry Beecher
Home stadiumEastern Park
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 American Football Union standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Crescent Athletic Club $ 2 0 0 2 3 1
Orange Athletic Club 1 1 0 4 4 1
New York Athletic Club 0 2 0 - - -

Schedule edit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 8Yale*L 0–283,142[2][3]
October 15Penn*
  • Eastern Park
  • Brooklyn, NY
L 0–23[4]
October 22Princeton*
  • Eastern Park
  • Brooklyn, NY
L 0–42[5]
October 29at Orange Athletic ClubW 14–0[6]
November 5Chicago Athletic Association*
  • Eastern Park
  • Brooklyn, NY
T 4–42,000[7]
November 12New York Athletic Club
  • Eastern Park
  • Brooklyn, NY
W 20–0[8]
  • *Non-conference game

References edit

  1. ^ "Beecher Coaches Yale: The Crescent Captain on the New Haven Field". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 16, 1892. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Crescents Play Well And Give Great Trouble to the Yale Giants". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 9, 1892. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Yale Fumbled Badly". The Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Massachusetts. October 9, 1892. p. 6. Retrieved March 7, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  4. ^ "Played Good Foot Ball: Pennsylvania 'Varsity Team's Excellent Showing". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 16, 1892. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Play Fine Foot Ball: Princetons' One Sided Contest With Crescent Kickers". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 23, 1892. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Blue Day for Orange: The Crescent Foot Ball Eleven Whips Their Team". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 30, 1892. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tooth and Nail: The Crescent and Chicago Elevens Play a Tight Game". The Brooklyn Citizen. November 6, 1892. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "A New York Waterloo: Crescent's Victory Keeps the Union Pennant in Brooklyn". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 13, 1892. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.