1908 Football Team

1908 6-1-2
1908/11/28 Army 6 – Navy 4 W
Coach: Harry Nelly 1908-1910
15-5-2

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Howitzer 1909
http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/howitzers/id/10153/rec/7


Army Navy Game

Rivals Leave For Big Game – West Point Cadets and Annapolis Middies Depart for Battle Field.
Youngstown Vindicator – Nov 25, 1908
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DRFIAAAAIBAJ&sjid=1oAMAAAAIBAJ&dq=football%20philadelphia&pg=4851%2C4674625

ARMY AND NAVY IN FOOTBALL BATTLE; West Point and Annapolis Cadets Clash at Philadelphia To-day. TEAMS FIT AND CONFIDENT Battalions of Both Academies to See Conflict — Social and Official Throngs as Spectators.
New York Times – Nov 28, 1908
The football season for 1908 will close this afternoon when the rival … To-day is a general reunion day in :Philadelphia …
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F40716FA3C5517738DDDA10A94D9415B888CF1D3

30,000 PERSONS SEE ARMY TEAM DEFEAT NAVY ON FRANKLIN FIELD; Grizzled Veterans of Uncle Sam’s Service Mingle with Youth and Beauty, While Embryo Generals and Admirals Contest for Football Supremacy. ARMY VANQUISHES NAVY ON GRIDIRON – New York Times – November 29, 1908,
PHILADELPHIA, Penn., Nov 28 — The thirteen engagement in the perennial strife of football between West Point and Annapolis went into history this afternoon with a score of “Army, 6, and Navy, 4,” to be emblazoned in Army archives, and to be recorded on the other side of the ledger at Annapolis.
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F70D14F83A5A15738DDDA00A94D9415B888CF1D3

Army Vanquishes The Navy – Lewiston Morning Tribune – Nov 29, 1908
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=D31fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xy8MAAAAIBAJ&dq=football%20philadelphia&pg=1375%2C7001733

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