1897 Cincinnati football
1897 record9–1–1
Head coachTom Fennell (1st season)
CaptainWilliam Bass
Home stadiumUnion Ball Park
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The 1897 Cincinnati football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1897 college football season. In their first season under head coach Tom Fennell, the Bearcats compiled a 9–1–1 record. William Bass was the team captain. The team played its home games at Union Ball Park in Cincinnati.[1][2]


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