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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1898 University Team

Photograph of members of 1898 Penn varsity football team

Summary:

George Woodruff, LL.B. 1895, continued as coach.

 

Team Members:

  • John Outland, halfback (captain)
  • J.P. Cartnett, tackle
  • N.T. Folwell, fullback
  • J.P. Gardiner, quarterback
  • S. Goodman Jr., tackle
  • T.T. Hare, guardsback
  • C.C. Harrison, Jr, halfback
  • John Hedges, end
  • J.C. McCracken, guardsback
  • P.J. McMahon, end
  • P.D. Overfield, center

Substitutes:

  • Walter Coombs, end
  • J. de Silver
  • John McCloskey
  • L. Smith
  • J.B. Snover
  • F. Stehle
  • S. Walker
DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Sept. 2F. & M.Franklin Field410Win

Sept. 28

GettysburgFranklin Field500Win
Oct. 1Penn StateFranklin Field500Win
Oct. 5MansfieldFranklin Field500Win
Oct. 8BrownFranklin Field340Win
Oct. 12VirginiaFranklin Field400Win
Oct. 15LehighFranklin Field170Win
Oct. 18WesleyanFranklin Field320Win
Oct. 22LafayetteFranklin Field320Win
Oct. 29ChicagoFranklin Field2311Win
Nov. 5HarvardCambridge010Loss
Nov. 12CarlisleFranklin Field355Win
Nov. 24CornellFranklin Field126Win