American Lacrosse League (1988)

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American Lacrosse League
SportField lacrosse
Founded1988
Ceased1988
No. of teams6
Country United States
Last
champion(s)
Not Awarded

The American Lacrosse League was a professional lacrosse league that played in 1988. It was founded by Terry Wallace and Bruce Meierdiercks, former teammates at Adelphi University. The league folded after five weeks of play.

Teams[edit]

Final 1988 ALL standings[edit]

Team W L PCT
Syracuse Spirit 4 1 .800
Long Island Sachems 3 1 .750
Baltimore Tribe 2 2 .500
Boston Militia 2 2 .500
Denver Rifles 2 2 .500
New Jersey Arrows 0 5 .000

Schedule and results[edit]

  • April 24
    • Syracuse 13 @ Long Island 17
    • Baltimore W @ New Jersey L
    • Denver W @ Boston L
  • May 1
    • Syracuse 17 @ New Jersey 15
    • Boston 14 @ Baltimore 11
    • Denver 13 @ Long Island 14
  • May 8
    • Syracuse 19 @ Baltimore 13
    • New Jersey 12 @ Denver 13 OT
    • Long Island 15 @ Boston 18
  • May 15
    • Boston 15 @ Syracuse 20
    • Denver 12 @ Baltimore 22
    • New Jersey 14 @ Long Island 17
  • May 18
    • Denver Rifles fold
  • May 21
    • New Jersey 13 @ Syracuse 26
      • Game moved to Saturday due to Syracuse University home game on May 22
  • May 22
    • Denver @ Syracuse
      • Game not played because Denver folded
    • Long Island @ Baltimore
      • Game moved to May 21 due to Johns Hopkins home game, then cancelled due to competition from Preakness
    • Boston @ New Jersey
      • New Jersey played Syracuse on May 21 due to graduation at Montlair State, New Jersey's home field

See also[edit]

  • "American Lacrosse League (1988)". by Steve Holroyd at RetroLax.