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The 1917 Canton Bulldogs season was their eleventh season in the Ohio League. The team finished with a 9-1 record and captured their third Ohio League championship.


1917 Canton Bulldogs season
Head Coach Jim Thorpe
Home Field League Field
Results
Record 9-1
Place No divisions
Playoff Finish No playoffs
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1916 1919

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 7, 1917 Pitcairn Quakers W 12-7
2 October 14, 1917 Altoona Indians W 80-0
3 October 21, 1917 Columbus Panhandles W 54-0
4 October 28, 1917 Rochester Jeffersons[1] W 41-0
5 November 4, 1917 at Youngstown Patricians W 3-0
6 November 11, 1917 at Akron Indians W 14-0
7 November 18, 1917 Youngstown Patricians W 13-0
8 November 25, 1917 Massillon Tigers W 14-3
9 November 29, 1917 at Detroit Heralds[2] W 7-0
10 December 2, 1917 Massillon Tigers[3] L 6-0

Game notesEdit

  1. Under the alias "Syracuse 47th Infantry"
  2. Thanksgiving Classic
  3. Canton named Ohio League Champions based on scoring percentage of both games vs. Massillon (14-9)

ReferencesEdit

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