1902 Philadelphia Athletics (NFL) season

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1902 Philadelphia Athletics season
Head coach Blondy Wallace
Home field Columbia Park
Results
Record 10-2-2
Division place No divisions
Playoff finish No playoffs

The 1902 Philadelphia Athletics football season was their first season in existence. The team played in the first National Football League and finished with an overall record of 10-2-2, including a 3-2-1 record in league play. The team claimed to have won the league championship, however the Pittsburgh Stars were given the title for having a better point ratio, scoring 39 points to their NFL opponents' 22.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 11, 1902 at Steelton YMCA T 0-0
2 October 18, 1902 Philadelphia Phillies W 6-0
3 October 22, 1902 at Watertown Red & Black W 11-5
4 October 25, 1902 at Philadelphia Phillies L 17-0
5 October 29, 1902 at Phoenix Athletic Association of Phoenixville W 23-0
6 November 1, 1902 Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA W 45-0
7 November 4, 1902 Orange Athletic Club W 12-5
8 November 8, 1902 Pittsburgh Stars W 11-10
9 November 21, 1902 at Kanaweola Athletic Club[1] W 39-0
10 November 22, 1902 at Athens-Sayer (Pennsylvania) W 18-0
11 November 24, 1902 at Burlingame W 23-0
12 November 27, 1902 at Pittsburgh Stars[2] T 0-0
13 November 29, 1902 at Pittsburgh Stars[3] L 11-0
14 December 6, 1902 at Philadelphia Phillies[4] W 17-6
  • Games between NFL teams are represented in bold.

Game notes[edit]

  1. ^ First professional football game played at night.
  2. ^ Thanksgiving Day game
  3. ^ "NFL Championship game".
  4. ^ "Philadelphia City Championship game".

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