|Based in||Hartford, Connecticut, USA (1925–1927) |
Waterbury, Connecticut (1924–1925)
|League||National Football League (1926)|
Independent (1924–1925, 1927)
|Team history||Waterbury Blues (1924–25)|
Hartford Blues (1925–26)
Hartford Giants (1927)
|Team colors||Blue, White (1924–1926)
|Nickname(s)||"George Mulligan's Blues"|
|Head coaches||Dick McGrath (1924–25) |
Jack Keogh (1926)
Vincent Lacava (1927)
|Other League Championship wins||1924, 1925 (State Titles)|
|Home field(s)||Brassco Field (1924–25) |
Clarkin Field (1925)
East Hartford Velodrome (1926–27)
The Hartford Blues of the National Football League played only in the 1926 NFL season, with a record of 3–7. The team was based in Hartford, Connecticut but played at the East Hartford Velodrome.
Hall of famers
East Hartford Velodrome
|Location||East Hartford, CT 06118|
|Opened||June 28, 1926|
East Hartford High School
The Blues played their 1926 season in the East Hartford Velodrome, a then-new bicycle track located across the Connecticut River in East Hartford. The grass football field barely fit inside the wooden track. Its capacity was 8,000 spectators.
|June 6, 1928||Battling Battalino||Archie Rosenberg||KO||-|
- Hogrogian, John (1982). "The Hartford Blues Part I" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Professional Football Researchers Association. 4 (8): 1–5.
- Hogrogian, John (1982). "The Hartford Blues Part II" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Professional Football Researchers Association. 4 (9): 1–5.