1889 Columbia Lions football
Conference Independent
1889 record 2–7–2
Head coach No coach
Captain J.M. Hewlett
Seasons
« 1888 1890 »
1889 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         10 0 0
Yale         15 1 0
Georgetown         5 1 0
Harvard         9 2 0
Virginia         4 2 0
USC         2 0 0
Notre Dame         1 0 0
North Carolina         1 1 0
Washington         0 1 0
Michigan         1 2 0
Columbia         2 7 2

The 1889 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented Columbia University as an independent during the 1889 college football season. The team compiled a 2–7–2 record and was outscored by a total of 298 to 54.[1] The team had no coach. J.M. Hewlett was the team captain.[1]

The team played its home games at the Brotherhood Base Ball Park in New York City.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 5vs. Crescent Athletic ClubStaten IslandL 0–30
October 9Lafayette
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
T 10–10
October 12Trinity (Conn.)L 4–24
October 26Yale
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
L 0–62[2]
November 2at LehighBethlehem, PAL 6–51
November 5Princeton
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
L 0–71
November 9Penn
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
L 0–24
November 14at StevensHoboken, NJW 12–6
November 20Manhattan Athletic Club
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
W 22–0
November 23Amherst
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
T 0–0
November 26Cornell
  • Berkeley Oval
  • New York, NY
L 0–20

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