1897 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1897 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-National Champions
Conference Independent
1897 record 9–0–2
Head coach Frank Butterworth (1st year)
Home stadium Yale Field
Seasons
« 1896 1898 »

The 1897 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1897 college football season. They finished with a 9–0–2 record and were retroactively named co-national champions by Parke H. Davis.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 at Trinity* Hartford, CT W 10–0  
October 2 Wesleyan* Yale FieldNew Haven, CT W 30–0  
October 6 Amherst* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 18–0  
October 9 Williams* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 32–0  
October 16 at Newton Athletic Club* Newton, MA W 10–0  
October 20 Brown* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 18–14  
October 23 vs. Carlisle* New York, NY W 24–9  
October 30 at Army* West Point, NY T 6–6  
November 6 Chicago AA* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 16–6  
November 13 at Harvard* Soldier's FieldCambridge, MA (The Game) T 0–0  
November 20 Princeton* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 6–0  
*Non-conference game.

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