1888 Navy Midshipmen football
1888 record1–4
Head coachno coach
CaptainGeorge Fermier
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The 1888 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1888 college football season. The team compiled a 1–4 record and were outscored by its opponents 73 to 35.[1] In the eighth installment of the Navy–Johns Hopkins football rivalry, Navy lost by a 25 to 12 score.[2] In the final game of the 1888 season, the Midshipmen lost to St. John's College by a 22–6 score, with a brawl breaking out at the end of the game.[3][4] The team captain was George Hayward.[5]


November ?St. John's (MD)L 4–6
November 3[[{{{school}}}|Gallaudet]]
  • Unknown
  • Annapolis, MD
W 4–0
November 29Johns Hopkins
L 12–25
December 1Penn
  • Unknown
  • Annapolis, MD
L 9–20
December 9St. John's (MD)L 6–22


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