Class Album 1901
Note: Most available from 1900-1949; examples of years missing ~ 1903, 1917*, 1946.
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*November 1918 – Yearbook of the United States Corps of Cadets. This class entered the United States Military Academy June 15, 1916 and on November 1, 1918, completed the course then prescribed which was known as the War Emergency Course. – http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/howitzers
There are two 1921’s –
1921(1918) – Yearbook of the United States Corps of Cadets. War time class; entered in 1917, graduated 1 Nov. 1918, recalled 3 December 1918, graduated 11 June 1919. – http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/howitzers/id/20495/rec/18
There are two 1943-1 – for the class graduating in January – these are duplicate yearbooks; but where is 1943-2 for class graduation in June?
Who has made the decision not to add classes after 1949?….. 60+ years of classes not available!
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Rabble looks back on Army football yester-year
Following taken from the Nimitz Library Digital Collections holdings at the Naval Academy.
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1907/11/30 Army 0 – Navy 6 L
Coach: Henry C. Smither
CADETS SURPRISED YALE AT FOOTBALL; West Point Holds Eli Safe in Fierce Game with Final Score 0 — 0.
FUMBLES AND MISPLAYS New Haven Eleven Lacks Variety in Plays and is Unable to Score — Erwin Wins First Honors.
Special to The New York Times. October 20, 1907
WEST POINT, N.Y., Oct. 19. — West Point, by brilliant work to-day played Yale to a standstill in the annual football game, which resulted in a tie, neither team crossing the others goal line. Before a crowd numbering nearly 10,000 persons the two teams taught desperately and struggled determinedly to gain the mastery, but when the referee’s whistle announced the cessation of hostilities honors were even, and the score 0 to 0.
article has grainy team and captain pic
Also see Vinegar Joe Stilwell – Class of “1904” who worked on the rules
New York Times – Oct 21, 1907
The Army Cadets have an, exceptionally lively lot of men who were last year the equal of most any team on the field. This year practically the same team is at hand, though Pullen’s absence and the talk of Week’s injuries had led many to suppose tyhat the Army would not be ready for Yale. The aggressiveness of the Cadet forwards, however, made, yale’s uniformed attack erratic, and penalties and uncertain forward passing did the rest.
Army-Navy Football Great Contest To-day.
The Meriden Daily Journal – Nov 30, 1907
NAVY TRIUMPHS OVER ARMY, 6 — 0; CROWNING OF FOOTBALL SEASON;
30,000 Enthusiastic Persons See the Sturdy Naval and Military Youngsters Fight Their Annual Football Battle at Philadelphia.
NAVY TRIUMPHS OVER ARMY, 6 TO 0
Special to The New York Times. December 01, 1907
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30. — Eleven Navy bulldogs ripped and tore at eleven Army mastiffs on Franklin Field to-day. The beauty and the brains, the wealth and the position of the country looked on. In the first few minutes of play the Navy dogs forced the ball over the line. The kick which followed sent the pigskin directly between the goal posts.
Daily True American – Dec 2, 1907
1906/12/01 Army 0 – Navy 10 L
1906 Coach: Ernest Graves (1-0), Henry Smither (2-5-1)
Coach: Henry C. Smither
Big Game On For To-day Army And Navy Football Teams
Philadelphia Record – Dec 1, 1906
Captain Hill – Army
NAVY’S CLEVER PLAY BEATS ARMY, 10-0; Vast Crowd at Franklin Field Sees Last Game of Year.
FIELD GOAL TURNS TIDE Brilliant Run by Johnson Offset by Technicality — Forward Pass Completes Army Rout.
Special to The New York Times.December 02, 1906
from Howitzer 1919
from Howitzer 1920 – November 1918 – graduated early
Howitzer 1920 – November 18 class “Orioles” returned from WWI
FIRST EAST WEST FRAY OF SEASON, CADETS VS. NOTRE DAME, ON WEST POINT GRIDIRON TODAY; WEST WILL INVADE ARMY FIELD TODAY
Football Interest Centres in the Clash on Plains Between Notre Dame and Cadets.
The football enthusiasts who journey to West Point today to see the Army eleven battle with Notre Dame may see a repetition of the spectacular intersectional game of 1913, when the Westerners invaded the plains and gave the East a much needed lesson in the use of the forward pass.
LEADING ELEVENS ROUNDING INTO FORM FOR CLASHES WHICH WILL DETERMINE FINAL STATUS;
GRIM GAME OF WAR TRIPS ARMY TEAM Defeat by Notre Dame Proves Football Only Secondary at West Point.
…Notre Dame Checks Oliphant.
The effect of the grim game of war on the game of football was evident at West Point Saturday when the Army team bowed in defeat before Notre Dame.
Coach: Ernest Graves
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DEAD FROM INJURIES IN YALE-ARMY GAME; York, Blues’ Right Guard, Succumbs to Pneumonia Following the Breaking of Two Ribs.
Special to The New York Times. October 31, 1912
NEW HAVEN, Oct. 30. — The death of Theodore Woodbine York, the Yale football guard, occurred at the college infirmary about 10 o’clock to-night. York was the best guard of the football squad in the university. His death was caused by double pneumonia, contracted after the West Point game, according to a statement signed by the attending physicians, Drs. Blumer, Verdi, and Arnold.
THORPE’S INDIANS CRUSH WEST POINT; Brilliancy of Carlisle Redskins’ Play Amazes Cadets and Spectators.
Special to The New York Times. November 10, 1912
WEST POINT, Nov. 9. — Jim Thorpe and his redoubtable band of Carlisle Indian gridiron stars invaded the plains this afternoon to match their prowess against the moleskin gladiators of Uncle Sam’s Military Academy, and when the two teams crossed the parade ground in the semi-darkness of late afternoon the Cadets had been shown up as no other West Point team has been in many years.
HARD GAME FOR CADETS.; West Point Defeats Tufts After Being Outplayed in Early Stage.
WEST POINT, N.Y., Nov. 16. — The Army had a harder time winning from Tufts to-day than the score indicates. The Cadets were returned the winners by a 15 to 6 score, but in the first two periods were outplayed by the Tufts team. Devore had his hands full with O’Donnell, who got through several times and spoiled Army plays behind the soldiers’ line.
KEYES STAR FOR ARMY.; West Point Full Back Scores 17 of His Team’s Points Against Syracuse.
WEST POINT, N.Y., Nov. 23. — The Army defeated Syracuse here to-day in easy fashion, winning by a score of 23 to 7. The soldiers played the best football theiy have yet shown, and hut for Lanphier’s muff of Castle’s long punt in the last minute of play Syracuse would not have scored. The ball rolled over the Army goal line and Farber fell on it, Castle kicked the goal.
NAVY DOWNS ARMY FOR THIRD TIME; Brown Kicks Two Goals for Annapolis Near the Close of the Game.
Special to The New York Times. December 01, 1912
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30. — Long after John Brown, the towering giant guard of the Navy team, has passed from Annapolis to sail the high seas for Uncle Sam, the memory of his two great kicks which beat West Point’s football team on Franklin Field on this fair November day, will live on and on. Player – Game pictures
Coach: Joseph Beacham
FOOTBALL EYES ON YALE AND WEST POINT;
Big Demand for Tickets to Annual Clash on Cadets’ Field To-morrow.
Although the football season has about reached the half-way mark, the real tests for the big college elevens are yet to begin. To-morrow will mark the beginning of that one month of real football wherein the important battles of the year will be fought, the class of the various elevens fully established and finally the championship of 1911 decided.
WEST POINT PLOWS THROUGH MUD AND WATER TO VICTORY;
Yale Humbled Soon After Game Starts by a Touchdown and Goal Scored by Full Back Dean — Field Covered with Water.
Special to The New York Times. October 22, 1911
WEST POINT, Oct. 21. — Not since Harvard and Yale fought their memorable battle in the rain and in the mud at New Haven in 1898, have two big elevens been called on to rush and boot a football over such a field as that on which Yale and the Army played to-day.
YALE OFFERS NO EXCUSE.; Eli’s Defeat at West Point Clean-Cut Victory for the Army.
Special to The New York Times. October 23, 1911
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 22. — None of the Yale football coaches or players gave any excuse to-night for yesterday’s defeat at West Point. Everybody accorded the Army a clean-cut victory, yet every one was sorry that Capt. Howe could not have played, and that the game had to be fought on a field of mud.
WEST POINT’S CLEAN SLATE IS BROKEN; Colgate Scores Six Points, but Army Wins from Up-State Collegians.
Special to The New York Times. November 19, 1911
WEST POINT, N.Y., Nov. 18. — The clean football slate that the Army had hopes of carrying through this season was spoiled to-day by the fleet little backs of the Colgate team, who tore around the Army flanks for long gains and finally went sailing across the Army goal line for the first touchdown that has been made against the Army team.
Army-Navy Expected To Draw Throng – The Gazette Times – Nov 25, 1911
DALTON KICKS GOAL FOR NAVY VICTORY; Annapolis Captain Again Defeats Army by Sending Ball Over Cross Bars.
Special to The New York Times. November 26, 1911
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25. — Beating back every invasion the Army attempted, and fighting so desperately from beginning to end and forcing their opponents to retreat within their own territory during most of the battle, the Navy football eleven triumphed over West Point this afternoon on Franklin Field by a score of 3 to 0.
Ban Lifted At West Point
Boston Evening Transcript – Oct 4, 1910
West Point N.Y. Oct 4 – The official inquiry into the causes which led four hundred cadets to “silence” Captain Rufus E. Longan, in Grant Mess hall on Saturday night a week ago, was completed yesterday afternoon.
WEST POINT VANQUISHES YALE; ELIS BLANKED UNTIL NEAR END; Captain Daly Averts a Complete Rout for His Team by Kicking a Field Goal — Large Crowd Sees Contest on Reservation.
Special lo The New York Times.October 16, 1910
WEST POINT, Oct. 15. — On the smooth, lawnlike parade ground on the military reservation this afternoon the swift and sturdy Army football team crushed the Yale eleven, in the moat humiliating defeat the Blue has suffered in many a year. Outplayed from start to finish by eleven husky, strapping cadets, the proud spirit of a mighty name on the gridiron was broken by a score of 9 to 3.
ARMY AND NAVY WELL BALANCED FOR GAME; Best Fight of Academy Teams Likely to be Seen on Franklin Field
Special to The New York Times. November 20, 1910
Army 0 – Navy 3
Easton Free Press – Nov 26, 1910
DALTON’S KICK WINS FOR NAVY; Middies Defeat Army in Annual Football Game in Close Battle by Score of 3 –0.
Special to The New York Times. November 27, 1910
PHILADELPHIA, Penn., Nov. 26. — By the narrow margin of three points the annual football game between the Army and Navy was decided here to-day. Thus do two words and two numerals tell the story of one of the greatest gridiron contests ever played between the representatives of the United States Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy.
Army Line-up picture
Seventh Effort Results in Goal; Navy Defeats Old Rivals, the Army, In Clean Game of Football by Score of 3 to 0.
Herald-Journal – Nov 27, 1910
NELLY’S ALL-EASTERN TEAM.; West Point Coach Says His Pick of Players Could Beat Any Other Eleven.
Lieut. H.M. Nelly, the coach of the West Point football team, who has looked over all the Eastern teams pretty thoroughly during the past season, makes the following choice of players for an All-Eastern team: Ends, Kilpatrick, Yale, and L.D. Smith, Harvard; tackles, McKay, Harvard, and Sherwin, Dartmouth; guards, Wier, Army, and Fisher, Harvard; centre, Arnold, Army; quarter back, Sprackling, Brown; half backs, Ramsdell, Pennsylvania, and Corbett, Harvard; full back, Hart, Princeton.
Cadet Hurt on Gridiron Dies – Byrne, Crushed During Harvard Game, Fails to Survive – Gettysburg Times – Nov 1, 1909
Scene In Fatal Army Harvard Football – Taken a Few Seconds Before Cadet Byrne Was Mortally Hurt – The Day – Nov 2, 1909
Death Ends All Games
Toledo Blade – Nov 4, 1909
…means the cancellation of the annual struggle between the Army and Navy … tho end of football at West Point and Annapolis is predicted by many
CADET BYRNE’S BODY IS PLACED IN GRAVE; Classmates at West Point Bear Coffin to Cemetery and Taps Sounded.
MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED
Representatives from Army, Navy, Annapolis, and Harvard Unite in Paying Last Honor to Dead Athlete.
Special to The New York Times. November 03, 1909
WEST POINT, N.Y., Nov. 2. — The body of Cadet Eugene Alexis Byrne of Buffalo, the West Point football tackle, who died on Sunday as a result of injuries received in the Harvard game last Saturday, was buried at noon to-day in the little cemetery here, overlooking the Hudson. The body was borne from the little Roman Catholic chapel in the Academy reservation on an artillery caisson drawn by seven field artillery horses.
Army To Play Next Season – But Football Rules Must Be Reformed In Meantime West Point Says.
New York Times. November 27, 1909
2001 Army 3-8
2001/12/01 Army 26 – Navy 17 W
Coach – Todd Berry (born November 12, 1960)
Army 2000-2003: 5-35
Both Teams Did Their Final Practicing on Franklin Field –Annapolis Prepared to Make a Stiff Fight – New York Times – Nov 29, 1902
… the Army and Navy elevens will wind up the college football season of 19O2… University of Pennsylvania. in Philadelphia, was offered and accepted,…
ARMY 22, NAVY 8 – Boston Daily Globe
ARMY DEFEATED NAVY AT FOOTBALL; West Point and Annapolis in Their Annual Gridiron Struggle Annapolis Cadets Scored Eight Points to the Winners’ Twenty-two — Prominent Government Officials Present. – New York Times – Nov 29, 1902
FOOTBALL SEASON OF 1902 ENDED.; Soft Weather Mainly Responsible for the Surprising Results of Some Contests — Scores of the Principal Games — Michigan’s String of Victories Still Unbroken — Yale’s Undisputed Championship — Brooklyn Schoolboys Will Play Another Game.
Football for the year 1902 is a thing of the past. The contests between the leading college teams have been well fought, the number of spectators drawn to the fields has been larger than in all previous years, and this widespread interest has been, intensified by well played and, in several cases, closely fought contests between the leading elevens.
Douglas MacArthur Class of 1903 was injured playing football.
1999 Army 3-8
1999/12/04 Army 9 – Navy 19 L
Coach – Bob Sutton (born January 28, 1951)
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award (1996)
1991 Army 4-7
1991/12/07 Army 3 – Navy 24 L
1992 Army 5-6
1992/12/05 Army 25 – Navy 24 W
1993 Army 6-5
1993/12/04 Army 16 – Navy 14 W
1994 Army 4-7
1994/12/03 Army 22 – Navy 20 W
1995 Army 5-5-1
1995/12/02 Army 14 – Navy 13 W
1996 Army 10-2 Coaches#24 AP#25
1996/12/07 Army 28 – Navy 24 W
1996/12/31 Independence Bowl Army 29 – Auburn 32 L
Bob Sutton – Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award (1996)
1997 Army 4-7
1997/12/06 Army 7 – Navy 39 L
Conference USA) (1998-1999)
1998 Army 3-8
1998/12/05 Army 34 – Navy 30 W
1999 Army 3-8
1999/12/04 Army 9 – Navy 19 L