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The 1896 Pittsburgh Athletic Club football season was their sixth season in existence. The team finished with a record of 2-5-3.

1896 Pittsburgh Athletic Club season
Head Coach George Hoskins[1]
Home Field East Liberty Park
Results
Record 2-5-3
Place No divisions
Playoff Finish No playoffs
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1895 1897

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result
1 Western University of Pennsylvania W
2 Emerald Athletic Club W
3 Washington & Jefferson Presidents T 0-0
4 October 17, 1896 Greensburg Athletic Association L 14-0
5 October 31, 1896 Washington & Jefferson Presidents L 21-0
6 Unknown team L
7 West Virginia Mountaineers L
8 November 11, 1896 at Allegheny Athletic Association L 18-0
9 November 21, 1896 at Greensburg Athletic Association T 0-0
10 November 26, 1896 West Virginia Mountaineers[2] T

Season-by-seasonEdit

Year W L T PCT PtsF PtsA Finish Coach League
1891 7 0 0 1.000 113 12 William Kirschner Independent
1892 3 3 1 .500 113 12 William Kirschner Independent
1893 7 2 0 .777 84 30 Charley Aull Independent
1894 4 3 0 .571 56 43 William Kirschner Independent
1895 7 2 1 .700 69 30 Charley Aull Independent
1896 2 5 3 .200 0 53 George Hoskins Independent
1897 [[]] Independent
1898 [[]] Independent
Totals 30 15 5 .600 435 180 (including playoffs)

Game notesEdit

  1. Pittsburgh started the season without a coach. Hoskins became the coach in mid-November.
  2. Thanksgiving Classic

ReferencesEdit

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