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1898 Chicago Maroons football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1898 record14–2–1 (3–1 Western)
Head coachAmos Alonzo Stagg (7th season)
Base defense7–2–2
CaptainWalter S. Kennedy
Home stadiumMarshall Field
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →
1898 Western Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan 3 0 0     10 0 0
Chicago 3 1 0     14 2 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     9 1 0
Illinois 1 1 0     4 5 0
Minnesota 1 2 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 1 0     3 3 0
Northwestern 0 4 0     9 4 1
† – Conference champion

The 1898 Chicago Maroons football team represented the University of Chicago during the 1898 Western Conference football season.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10Englewood HS*W 14–0
September 14Northwest Division HS*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 18–0
September 16Englewood HS*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
T 0–0
September 17Northwest Division HS*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 9–0
September 21Austin HS*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 14–8
September 22Hyde Park HS*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 20–0
September 24[[{{{school}}}|Knox (IL)]]*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 22–0
September 28Rush Medical*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 8–0
October 1[[{{{school}}}|Monmouth (IL)]]*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 24–0
October 5Physicians & Surgeons*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 22–0
October 8Iowa*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 38–0
October 15Beloit*
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 21–0
October 22Northwestern
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 34–5
October 29at Penn*L 11–23
November 5Purdue
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL (rivalry)
W 17–0
November 12Wisconsin
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL
W 6–0
November 24Michigan
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago, IL (rivalry)
L 11–1212,000
  • *Non-conference game

[1]

RosterEdit

Player Position
Walter Scott Kennedy (captain) quarterback
Orville Silvester Burnett left guard
Walter James Cavanagh center
Maurice Gordon Clarke left halfback
Ralph C. Hamill right end
James Ronald Henry left halfback, left end
Clarence Bert Herschberger right halfback
Clarence James Rogers right guard
Walter Joseph Schmahl left end
Frank Louis Slaker fullback
Kellogg Speed center
Jonathan Edward Webb right tackle
Theron Winfred left tackle
Edwin George Allen substitute
Bert James Cassels substitute
Mark Asa Cleveland substitute
Joseph Chalmers Ewing substitute
Peter Knolla substitute
Hiram Boardman Conibear trainer

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1898 Chicago Maroons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/chicago/1898-schedule.html. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  2. "University of Chicago Football Media Guide". University of Chicago. 2016. p. 22. https://issuu.com/uchicagoathletics/docs/fb-program-2016-web. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
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